Beginning Research in Psychology: A Practical Guide to Research Methods and Statistics

Beginning Research in Psychology: A Practical Guide to Research Methods and Statistics

by Colin Dyer (Author)

Synopsis

This book provides a low level introduction to research methods and statistics for all students of psychology, and other related disciplines, who may be required to undertake practical investigative work into human behavior and experience. It provides a range of information to enable the reader to carry out satisfying investigations, but also to understand something of the theory involved in scientific research.

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Format: Paperback
Pages: 504
Edition: illustrated edition
Publisher: Wiley–Blackwell
Published: 26 Oct 1995

ISBN 10: 0631189297
ISBN 13: 9780631189299

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Overall this is a good low level introduction to psychological research methods. Ergonomics Abstracts

This is a well written book which provides the reader with all the information they would need to undertake basic research in the social sciences, ranging from the rationale behind empirical work through to how to write up research findings ... this book is recommended to both those teaching and studying introductory psychology courses: it offers a clear outline of the process of research design and analysis and also provides helpful suggestions for small-scale research assignments. Newsletter of the Developmental Psychology Section of the British Psychological Society

Author Bio
Colin Dyer is a Senior Lecturer at North Warwickshire College. He has taught A-level psychology since 1979, and has held positions as both a Visiting Examiner and a Coursework Moderator for the Associated Examining Board.