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).

Research Methods for AQA A Psychology

Author: Cara Flanagan
Publisher: Nelson Thornes
ISBN: 0748794328
Release Date: 2005-05
Genre: Psychology

This full colour, activity-based textbook, written for AQA, will help you easily deliver the research methods components of the AQA A Level Psychology specification. Written by experienced senior examiners who have designed this series to make teaching and learning the research methods component much easier for you and your students.

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.

Psychology for AS Level

Author: Michael W. Eysenck
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1841693782
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Psychology

Now in full colour, this thoroughly revised and updated 3rd edition of Psychology for AS Level takes into account all the latest changes to the AQA-A syllabus since the last edition was published. It remains closely mapped to the specification making it ideal for students taking the AS Level Psychology exam. New to this edition is a strong emphasis on exam technique, giving students the best chance possible of the highest grades. A whole chapter is devoted to how to study and how to pass, with an 'Examiner's Viewpoint' written by the Chief Examiner at AQA-A. Throughout the book are hints and tips on picking up marks, and there are constant page references to the summarised content in our companion AS revision guide. Further examination support is provided by our accompanying student website, AS Online, available on a subscription basis to all schools and sixth form colleges that adopt the text. This includes a Student Workbook, interactive exercises, sample essays, interactive multiple-choice questions, a complete Exam Companion and much more. We also provide teacher resources free of charge to qualifying adopters which include a week-by-week teaching plan, sample essays, chapter-by-chapter lecture presentations, and classroom exercises and activities. Please see http://www.a-levelpsychology.co.uk/online for further details of these resources and a demo chapter of AS Online. The book includes coverage of six key areas in psychology: human memory, attachments in development, stress, abnormality, social influence and research methods. It retains the thorough content, volume of features and excellent writing style of previous editions but the layout is now fully structured to improve accessibility. Unlike other A-Level textbooks which focus solely on passing the exam, ‘Psychology for AS Level’ is also designed to foster an interest in the study of psychology as a subject. To this end, the book includes an additional general chapter to introduce the theories and explanations that make psychology a fascinating discipline.

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.

AQA Psychology

Author: Michael Eysenck
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9781317432500
Release Date: 2015-04-17
Genre: Psychology

AQA Psychology for AS and A-level Year 1 is the definitive textbook for the new 2015 curriculum. Written by eminent psychologist Professor Michael Eysenck, in collaboration with a team of experienced A-level teachers and examiner, the book enables students not only to pass their exams with flying colours, but also to fully engage with the science of psychology. As well as covering the six core topics students will study, the book includes: Activities which test concepts or hypothesises, bringing theory to life. Key research studies explained and explored, showing the basis on which theory has developed Case studies which show how people’s lives are affected by psychological phenomena Evaluation boxes which critically appraise key concepts and theories Self-assessment questions which encourage students to reflect on what they’ve learnt Section summaries to support the understanding of specific ideas – perfect for revision Exam hints which steer students towards complete and balanced answers Key terms defined throughout so students aren’t confused by new language 200 figures, tables and photos End of chapter further reading to enable students to develop a deeper understanding End of chapter revision questions and sample exam papers to consolidate knowledge and practice exam technique A full companion website with a range of further resources for both students and teachers, including revision aids and class materials Incorporating greater coverage of research methods, as well as key statistical techniques, the sixth edition of this well-loved textbook continues to be the perfect introduction to psychology. Accessible yet rigorous, the book is the ideal textbook for students taking either the AS course or year 1 of the A-level.

OCR Psychology AS Revision Guide

Author: Cara Flanagan
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9781135141998
Release Date: 2013-10-08
Genre: Psychology

This is a comprehensive student revision guide for those taking the OCR AS Psychology exam. It summarises the specification material clearly and attractively, so that information can be easily digested and retained. Packed full of revision tips and techniques, the book includes a number of unique and helpful features: Overviews of the OCR specification content Coverage of all the core studies A separate chapter dedicated to research methods and preparing for the exam A large number of exam-style questions and answers, annotated with teacher comments Separate sections for each unit exam on how to answer questions successfully A comprehensive glossary of important terms and their definitions, to aid understanding of the material. OCR Psychology: AS Revision Guide provides the detailed information which will aid students in their preparation for the exam. Although a companion to OCR Psychology: AS Core Studies and Psychological Investigations, Third Edition, by Philip Banyard and Cara Flanagan, this revision guide can be used alongside any OCR AS-Level Psychology textbook.

An Introduction to Statistics in Psychology

Author: Dennis Howitt
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 0131399853
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Psychology

Statistics can be difficult, but this revised 3rd edition of Introduction to Statistics in Psychology makes it much easier. Any psychology student, whether at introductory, intermediate or advanced level will find the book a very useful companion to their statistics course.

AS Psychology Exam Companion

Author: Clare Charles
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 1138408638
Release Date: 2017-06-30
Genre:

This exam companion provides students with the understanding they need to approach the AQA-A AS Level Psychology exam with confidence. Full of expert advice to help students achieve their best, the companion provides: A range of example exam questions, which cover all of the topics on the specification A set of model answers to these questions Examiner advice which highlights key mistakes that can be made Advice on Assessment Objectives where relevant, to emphasise how the AO1, AO2, and AO3 skills are assessed. A full range of short answer questions is also provided, including the new style Application of Knowledge and Research Methods questions. Written by an experienced teacher, author and examiner, the AS Psychology Exam Companion goes beyond revision notes to show the student exactly how the full range of exam questions can be approached.

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

The Psychology Research Companion

Author: Jessica S. Horst
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781317664871
Release Date: 2015-09-21
Genre: Psychology

The Psychology Research Companion: From student project to working life not only gives you the skills and confidence to conduct your psychology research project at university, but is the first book to show how these skills will help you get ahead in your first job in the workplace. Jessica S. Horst, an American psychologist teaching in the UK, takes you through every step of the research process; from conceiving your research question and choosing a research methodology, to organizing your time and resources effectively. The book includes sections on ethics, data management, working with research participants and report writing, but each chapter is also informed by the wider aim of providing a toolkit for working life. Each chapter is packed with tips and skills that can be taken into the workplace, including working collaboratively and organising your workload, as well as discussing your research project in interview situations and when applying for jobs. This invaluable guide will appeal to all undergraduate and postgraduate psychology students whose aim is to learn a set of transferable research skills as well as to obtain a good degree result.

Quantitative Psychological Research The Complete Student s Companion 3rd Edition

Author: David Clark-Carter
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9781135266516
Release Date: 2009-09-16
Genre: Psychology

This book expertly guides the reader through all stages involved in undertaking quantitative psychological research, from accessing the relevant literature, through designing and conducting a study, analysing and interpreting data, and finally reporting the research. This third edition includes two new chapters - on preliminary checking of data and allowing for additional variables when comparing the means of different conditions - and expands on original topics such as choosing sample sizes and how to test for mediation effects. It also contains increased coverage of tests and further detail of techniques and terms which psychologists will meet when working with those in the medical professions. As the chapters focus on choosing appropriate statistical tests and how to interpret and report them (rather than the detailed calculations, which appear in appendices), the reader is able to gain an understanding of a test without being interrupted by the need to understand the complex mathematics behind it. In addition, for the first time, the book is accompanied by an online bank of multiple choice questions. The book helps readers to: Locate reports of relevant existing research Design research while adhering to ethical principles Identify various methods which can be used to ask questions or observe behaviour Choose appropriate samples Display and analyse findings numerically and graphically to test hypotheses Report psychological research in a variety of ways. As such, the book is suitable for psychology students and professionals at all levels, and is particularly useful to those working in Health and Clinical Psychology.

OCR Psychology

Author: Philip Banyard
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9781135049317
Release Date: 2013-09-05
Genre: Psychology

OCR Psychology, Third Edition, is endorsed by OCR for use with the OCR AS Psychology specification. This book prepares students for all elements of the OCR Psychology AS exam. It covers both research methods and core studies, giving the who, what, where, and even the why of each study. It also looks at some of the work that followed the studies. Key features of the book include: 'Psychological Investigations': the first chapter of the book helps students to understand research methods in psychology – useful support for the Psychological Investigations exam and for understanding the core studies themselves. Core Studies: each study is described first ‘In a Nutshell’, followed by a detailed account of the aims, method, results and conclusions. Guidance is given on how each study can be evaluated and a wealth of extra materials is provided for each study – questions to assess understanding, practical activities, multiple choice and exam-style questions, further reading and video links. Background to each core study is included in the ‘Starters’ and ‘Afters’ features: information about related research before and after the study; and biographical details of the researcher(s). Approaches, perspectives, issues and methods are considered in a brand-new chapter to cover the themes of the course and prepare students for the long-answer questions on the Core Studies exam. Exam guidance: each chapter ends with short- and long-answer exam-style questions answered by students with teacher feedback. The book is presented in colourful and well-structured magazine-style spreads to aid the learning process. This 3rd edition has been completely revised, and is now accompanied by a companion website featuring an extensive range of online resources for both teachers and students, including answers to the questions posed in the book, glossary flash-cards, and multiple-choice test banks.

Quantitative Psychological Research

Author: David Clark-Carter
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9781841692258
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Psychology

Quantitative Psychological Research: A Student's Handbook is a thoroughly revised and updated version of David Clark-Carter's extremely successful Doing Quantitative Psychological Research: From Design to Report. This comprehensive handbook verses the reader in a wide range of statistical tools in order to ensure that quantitative research and the analysis of its findings go beyond mere description towards sound hypothesis formulation and testing. The entire research process is covered in detail, from selection of research design through to analysis and presentation of results. Core topics examined include: * variables and the validity of research designs * summarizing and describing data: numerous practical examples are given of both graphical and numerical methods * reporting research both verbally and in writing * univarate and bi-varate statistics: multivariate analysis and meta-analysis also benefit from dedicated chapters. This catch-all reference book will prove invaluable to both undergraduate and postgraduate students, bringing clarity and reliability to each stage of the quantitative research process.