The Complete Companions The Research Methods Companion for A Level Psychology

Author: Cara Flanagan
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0199129622
Release Date: 2012-06-28
Genre: Psychology

Written by leading Psychology author, Cara Flanagan, this practical, activity-based textbook is designed to boost students' confidence and provide the skills, knowledge and understanding needed to get to grips with the research methods part of A Level Psychology (AQA A, AQA B, Edexcel, OCR and WJEC).

The Complete Companions a Level Year 2 Psychology the Revision and Exam Companion for AQA

Author: Oxford University Press
Publisher:
ISBN: 0198376413
Release Date: 2016-10-04
Genre:

Provides all the essential information students need to know in a visually engaging way along with plenty of activities to develop skills for interpreting and answering exam questions. Encourages students to revise, practice and then apply what they have learnt to fully prepare them for their exams.

Psychology A2

Author: Mike Cardwell
Publisher: Nelson Thornes
ISBN: 0748773444
Release Date: 2003-09
Genre: Psychology

The unique approach of this book is that it provides comprehensive coverage of only the most popular areas of the AQA A A2 specification: relationships, pro- and anti-social behaviour, biological rhythms, cognitive development, social and personality development, evolutionary explanationsof human behaviour, psychopathology, treating mental disorders, plus issues, debates and approaches. This core textbook offers students the opportunity to improve their grades and have their very own expert to take home the friendly examiner - The Complete Companion!

Psychology AS

Author: Mike Cardwell
Publisher: Nelson Thornes
ISBN: 0748794638
Release Date: 2005-05-01
Genre: Psychology

This unique resource, updated to cover the revised AQA (A) specification, will enable your students to turn their understanding of Psychology into even better exam performance.

Understanding Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology

Author: Helen Gavin
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9781473903470
Release Date: 2008-02-18
Genre: Psychology

Understanding and applying research methods and statistics in psychology is one of the corner stones of study at undergraduate level. To enable all undergraduate psychology students to carry out their own investigations the textbook covers basic and advanced qualitative and quantitative methods and follows a sequential structure starting from first principles to more advanced techniques. Accompanied by a companion website, the textbook: - Grounds all techniques to psychological theory relating each topic under discussion to well established pieces of research - Can be used by the student at beginning and more advanced undergraduate level - therefore a `one-stop' shop - Includes a creative and practical selection of heuristic devices that cement knowledge of the techniques and skills covered in the textbook

AQA A level Psychology

Author: Jean-Marc Lawton
Publisher: Hodder Education
ISBN: 9781471834929
Release Date: 2015-07-31
Genre: Education

AQA Approved 'Clear, well laid out and student friendly and I'm confident my students will be well prepared. The real life examples and practise questions are much appreciated'. Ian Thomson, Larne Grammar School. Equip your students with the knowledge and the skills that they need for the new AQA Psychology A-level, with guidance on assessment objectives, clear, comprehensive coverage and activities that consolidate understanding, develop key skills and ensure progression. - Thoroughly engage your students with Psychology at A-level through extensive real-life contemporary research - Ensure students learn and understand content for all the key topics with the clear, accessible style from Jean-Marc Lawton and Eleanor Willard - Helps your students understand the assessment objectives and develop their examination skills with assessment guidance and checks throughout and practice questions - Ensures progression and encourages independent thinking with extension suggestions and activities

Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology

Author: Hugh Coolican
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9781444170122
Release Date: 2017-08-16
Genre: Psychology

This sixth edition of Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology has been fully revised and updated, providing students with the most readable and comprehensive survey of research methods, statistical concepts and procedures in psychology today. Assuming no prior knowledge, this bestselling text takes you through every stage of your research project giving advice on planning and conducting studies, analysing data and writing up reports. The book provides clear coverage of statistical procedures, and includes everything needed from nominal level tests to multi-factorial ANOVA designs, multiple regression and log linear analysis. It features detailed and illustrated SPSS instructions for all these procedures eliminating the need for an extra SPSS textbook. New features in the sixth edition include: "Tricky bits" - in-depth notes on the things that students typically have problems with, including common misunderstandings and likely mistakes. Improved coverage of qualitative methods and analysis, plus updates to Grounded Theory, Interpretive Phenomenological Analysis and Discourse Analysis. A full and recently published journal article using Thematic Analysis, illustrating how articles appear in print. Discussion of contemporary issues and debates, including recent coverage of journals’ reluctance to publish replication of studies. Fully updated online links, offering even more information and useful resources, especially for statistics. Each chapter contains a glossary, key terms and newly integrated exercises, ensuring that key concepts are understood. A companion website (www.routledge.com/cw/coolican) provides additional exercises, revision flash cards, links to further reading and data for use with SPSS.

Research Methods in Psychology

Author: Glynis M Breakwell
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9780857022646
Release Date: 2012-05-15
Genre: Psychology

Electronic Inspection Copy available for instructors here Research Methods in Psychology has been substantially revised in its fourth edition. Continuing to offer enviable coverage of the research methods that psychology students at intermediate levels need to cover in their course, the textbook has now been broadened to cover the full suite of beginner level research methods too. The result is extensive coverage of psychological methods, both quantitative and qualitative, and a textbook that will serve students perfectly from day one in their course at university. Research Methods in Psychology in its fourth edition includes: * Extended statistical coverage, including new chapters on Descriptive Statistics, Inferential Statistics, ANOVA, Regression and Correlation, and Latent Variable Models * Further New Chapters on Content Analysis and Writing up your Research * New introductory sections placing each method in context and showing students how they relate to the bigger 'real world' picture. * Intuitive structure and visual layout makes the book easy to navigate so you can quickly find the content you need. This textbook is ideal for beginner and intermediate level psychological research methods students worldwide. Visit the Research Methods in Psychology companion website www.sagepub.co.uk/breakwell4e to take advantage of additional resources for students and lecturers.

The Research Companion

Author: Petra M. Boynton
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9781135425753
Release Date: 2005-08-10
Genre: Psychology

Social science research has traditionally focused on the historical study of research methods, frequently overlooking the practical skills needed to undertake a research project. The Research Companion recognises this need for instruction in the practice of research and offers clear, honest advice to help avoid typical problems and improve the standards. The whole research process is covered in detail, from setting up a study through to presenting findings, with sections on all the basic tasks central to any research project, including: planning research researcher and participant safety monitoring research in progress research ethics. The structure of the book means it is useful for researchers at all levels of experience. The numerous examples and case histories make it ideal for students just beginning their first research project, whilst the breadth of coverage and wealth of practical tips will also be highly relevant to experienced researchers. This book is invaluable to all students of the social sciences, whatever their level of experience, and should be instrumental in raising the general level of research competence, making research more accurate, ethical and productive. A website - http://www.psypress.com/boynton - which includes a users' message board and other supplementary materials accompanies this book.

The Developmental Scientist s Companion

Author: J. Steven Reznick
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781107194281
Release Date: 2017-04-03
Genre: Political Science

An engaging guide to improving methodological practices and achieving professional success for students and early to mid-career developmental scientists.

The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Psychology

Author: Sarah Robins
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781134155781
Release Date: 2009-09-11
Genre: Philosophy

The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Psychology is an invaluable guide and major reference source to the major topics, problems, concepts and debates in philosophy of psychology and is the first companion of its kind. A team of renowned international contributors provide forty-two chapters organised into six clear parts: I. Historical background to the philosophy of psychology II. Psychological explanation III. Cognition and representation IV. The biological basis of psychology V. Perceptual experience VI. Personhood The Companion covers key topics such as the origins of experimental psychology; folk psychology; behaviorism and functionalism; philosophy, psychology and neuroscience; the language of thought, modularity, nativism and representational theories of mind; consciousness and the senses; personal identity; the philosophy of psychopathology and dreams, emotion and temporality. Essential reading for all students of philosophy of mind, science and psychology, The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Psychology will also be of interest to anyone studying psychology and its related disciplines.

Research Methods in Psychology

Author: Paul G. Nestor
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 9781483369150
Release Date: 2014-03-12
Genre: Social Science

The Second Edition of Paul G. Nestor and Russell K. Schutt’s successful and unique Research Methods in Psychology: Investigating Human Behavior draws from substantive research stories to illustrate how research is presented while systematically unifying the entire research process within a conceptual framework. This accessible text examines engaging research studies and examples, considering research ethics throughout. “This is a great text that emphasizes the important concepts within research methods. The resources are excellent; they incorporate up-to-date research and technology and introduce the student to empirical articles, and the information is presented in a way that challenges the student to apply the material.” —Maria Pacella, Kent State University “The text is comprehensive. It covers a wide variety of information without being overwhelming. This is a very good textbook for an introductory course in research methods. I like that its focus is on psychological research specifically.” —Angela M. Heads, Prairie View A&M University

Handbook of Developmental Research Methods

Author: Brett Laursen
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 9781609189518
Release Date: 2012-02-01
Genre: Social Science

Appropriate for use in developmental research methods or analysis of change courses, this is the first methods handbook specifically designed to meet the needs of those studying development. Leading developmental methodologists present cutting-edge analytic tools and describe how and when to use them, in accessible, nontechnical language. They also provide valuable guidance for strengthening developmental research with designs that anticipate potential sources of bias. Throughout the chapters, research examples demonstrate the procedures in action and give readers a better understanding of how to match research questions to developmental methods. The companion website (www.guilford.com/laursen-materials) supplies data and program syntax files for many of the chapter examples.

Research Methods in Psychology

Author: Beth Moring
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393936933
Release Date: 2014-06-10
Genre: Psychology

This market-leading text emphasizes future consumers of psychological research, uses real-world examples drawn from popular media, and develops students’ critical-thinking skills as they become systematic interrogators of information in their everyday lives.