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Research Methods in Psychology free pdf Research Methods in Psychology has been substantially and meticulously revised in its Fourth Edition. Continuing to offer enviable coverage of the research methods that psychology students at intermediate levels need to muster, the textbook has now been broadened to cover the full suite of beginner level research methods too. It now has extensive coverage of psychological methods, both quantitative and qualitative. For this new edition, a new editorial arrangement has been put into place. Daniel B. Wright steps in to help steer the quantitative research methods section of the textbook and partners Jonathan A. Smith who remains as the lead Editor for qualitative research methods. Glynis M. Breakwell, as with all editions to-date, remains as overseeing Editor for the textbook. They have brought together a team of world leading educators in psychological methods to write accessible and engaging chapters that help students not only learn about the central methods for psychological investigation today, but to see the 'real world' value and importance of using methods well for very good research. As a result, all parties involved have shaped this new edition into a tour-de-force undergraduate textbook. Research Methods in Psychology Fourth Edition now includes: * significantly extended coverage of statistics, including chapters on descriptive statistics, inferential statistics, ANOVA, regression and correlation, and latent variable models * a new chapter on content analysis * a new chapter on writing up your research * concise and accessible introductory sections that place each method in context and show students how they relate to the bigger picture * a more intuitive structure that better reflects the content of methods course teaching * a substantially revised companion website * more visual material and an improved, more attractive layout

About Jonathan A. Smith

Dame Glynis M. Breakwell has been a Professor of Psychology for over 20 years and is currently the Vice Chancellor of the University of Bath. Her research focuses upon identity process theory and social representations, leadership in complex organisations, and the psychology of risk management, perception and communication. She has published more than 20 books, several of which are on research methods. She is an adviser to government and private sector companies on the use of psychological methods and theories. Jonathan A. Smith is Professor of Psychology at Birkbeck University of London, UK where he leads the interpretative phenomenological analysis (IPA) research group. He has written many articles applying IPA to a range of areas in health, clinical and social psychology. He is co- author (with Paul Flowers and Michael Larkin) of Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis: Theory, Method and Research (Sage, 2009). He also has a wider interest in qualitative psychology generally and has co-edited a number of books in the area. Daniel B Wright is a Lecturer in the Department of Psychology at the University of Bristol

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Author : Jonathan A. Smith
Publisher : SAGE Publications Ltd
Data Published : 20 April 2012
ISBN : 0857022644
EAN : 9780857022646
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 616 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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