This third edition of Introduction to Research Methods and Data Analysis in Psychology provides you with a unique, balanced blend of quantitative and qualitative research methods. Highly practical in nature, the book guides you, step-by-step, through the research process and is underpinned by SPSS screenshots, diagrams and examples throughout.
Dr Darren Langdridge is Head of Department of Psychology at The Open University. Dr Gareth Hagger-Johnson is a psychologist and Senior Research Associate at University College London.
Section 1 -- Introducing research methods 1. Starting out in research 2. Variables: definition and measurement 3. Reliability, validity, sampling and groups 4. Interviews and observation 5. Questionnaires and psychometric tests 6. Experimental and quasi-experimental designs 7. E-research Section 2 -- Analysing quantitative data 8. Fundamentals of statistics 9. Entering and manipulating data 10. Graphical representation and descriptive statistics 11. Bivariate analysis 1: exploring differences between variables 12. Bivariate analysis 2: exploring relationships between variables 13. ANOVA 14. MANOVA 15. Regression 16. Introducing R Section 3 -- Analysing qualitative data 17. Fundamentals of qualitative research 18. Transcribing, coding and organising textual data 19. Phenomenological research methods 20. Grounded theory 21. Discourse analysis 22. Life story and narrative research 23. The use of computers in qualitative analysis 24. Mixed methods Section 4 -- Reporting findings 25. Ethics and politics 26. Reporting and presenting findings References
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