Research Methods For The Behavioral Sciences by Charles StangorResearch Methods For The Behavioral Sciences by Charles Stangor

Research Methods For The Behavioral Sciences

byCharles Stangor

Paperback | January 21, 2014

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Appropriate for those who will be working in the social sciences, this book offers comprehensive coverage of both experimental and non-experimental methods. The author provides succinct explanations for a full range of methods, including descriptive, correlational, experimental, and quasi-experimental research designs. Practical tips and applications integrated throughout the text allow readers to make real-world connections and understand the material.qii
University of Maryland, College Park Bio: Charles Stangor is professor of psychology at the University of Maryland, and has also taught at the University of Tübingen in Germany. He received his B.A. from Beloit College in 1973 and his Ph.D. from New York University in 1986. Dr. Stangor's research interests concern the assessment and...
Title:Research Methods For The Behavioral SciencesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:480 pages, 9 × 7.2 × 0.8 inPublished:January 21, 2014Publisher:Wadsworth PublishingLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Part I: GETTING STARTED.1. Introduction to Research.2. Developing the Research Hypothesis.3. Ethics in Research.Part II: MEASURING AND DESCRIBING.4. Measures.5. Reliability and Validity.6. Surveys and Sampling.7. Naturalistic Methods.Part III: TESTING RESEARCH HYPOTHESES. 8. Hypothesis Testing and Inferential Statistics.9. Correlational Research Designs.10. Experimental Research: One-Way Designs.Part IV: DESIGNING AND INTERPRETING RESEARCH.11. Experimental Research: Factorial Designs.12. Experimental Control and Internal Validity.13. External Validity.14. Quasi-Experimental Research Designs.Appendix A: Reporting Research Results. Appendix B: Data Preparation and Univariate Statistics. Appendix C: Bivariate Statistics. Appendix D: Multivariate Statistics.Appendix E: Statistical Tables. Appendix F: Using Computers to Collect DataGlossary. References.Index.