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Research Methods

The Science of Psychology

Ethics

Reliability & Validity

Conceptualizing a Research Study

Descriptive Methods

Key Elements of Experimental Design

Experimental Designs

Quasi-Experimental Designs

Applying Research Concepts

General Review Material

Statistics

Why We Need Statistics

Levels of Measurement

Central Tendency and Variability

Inferential Statistics

Statistical Significance

Single Sample t-test

t-test for Dependent Means

t-test for Independent Means

One-way Analysis of Variance

Factorial Analysis of Variance

Repeated Measures Analysis of Variance

Correlation

Prediction

Chi-square

Scale Reliability

Applying Statistical Concepts

General Review Material

Discovering the Scientist Within offers an utterly unique approach to the research methods course. Rather than taking students through statistical methods one at a time, the authors provide a series of realistic and engaging case studies with each design-focused chapter presenting a single study start to finish. View More

Discovering the Scientist Within

Activity: Creating a Mnemonic Device for Data Analysis

This assignment has students create a mnemonic devise for pairing statistical tests with for various research Read More...


Activity: Evaluating Statistical Information: Product Selection

This activity gives students practice evaluating statistical information by placing them in the role of a therapist Read More...


Demonstration: Illustrating confidence intervals with a game show

A game from The Price is Right can be used to illustrate confidence intervals (CIs). The game can demonstrate Read More...