Student Study Guide With IBM (R) SPSS (R) Workbook for Research Methods for the Behavioral Sciences (2nd Revised edition)

Student Study Guide With IBM (R) SPSS (R) Workbook for Research Methods for the Behavioral Sciences (2nd Revised edition)

By: Gregory J. Privitera (author)Paperback

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Undergraduate students of psychology.

About Author

Gregory J. Privitera is an associate professor of psychology at St. Bonaventure University. Dr. Privitera received his PhD in behavioral neuroscience in the field of psychology at the State University of New York at Buffalo. He went on to complete postdoctoral research at Arizona State University before beginning his tenure at St. Bonaventure University. He is an author of multiple books on statistics, research methods, and the psychology of eating, in addition to authoring over two-dozen peer-reviewed scientific articles aimed at advancing our understanding of health and promoting the intake of healthier diets for children and adults. He oversees a variety of undergraduate student research projects at St. Bonaventure University where over two-dozen students, many of whom are now earning graduate degrees at various institutions, have coauthored research in his laboratories. For his research work, Dr. Privitera was recognized by St. Bonaventure University as Advisor of the Year in 2013, and awarded an Early Career Psychologist award by the American Psychological Association in 2015. For his work with students and fruitful record of teaching, Dr. Privitera was recognized in 2014 with the Award for Professional Excellence in Teaching-the highest teaching award at St. Bonaventure University. The first edition of this text was a recipient of the "Most Promising New Textbook" National Award from the Text and Academic Authors Association. In addition to his teaching, research, and advisement, Dr. Privitera is a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, and is married with two children: a daughter, Grace, and a son, Aiden. Dr. Privitera is also the author of Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences, 2nd Edition.


Section I: Scientific Inquiry Chapter 1: Introduction to Scientific Thinking Chapter 2: Generating Testable Ideas Chapter 3: Research Ethics Section II: Defining and Measuring Variables, Selecting Samples, and Choosing an Appropriate Research Design Chapter 4: Identifying Scientific Variables Chapter 5: Sampling from Populations Chapter 6: Choosing a Research Design Section III: Nonexperimental Research Designs Chapter 7: Naturalistic, Qualitative, and Existing Data Research Designs Chapter 8: Survey and Correlational Research Designs Section IV: Quasi-Experimental and Experimental Research Designs Chapter 9: Quasi-Experimental and Single-Case Experimental Design Chapter 10: Between-Subjects Experimental Designs Chapter 11: Within-Subjects Experimental Designs Chapter 12: Factorial Experimental Designs Section V: Analyzing, Interpreting, and Communicating Research Data Chapter 13: Analysis and Interpretation: Exposition of Data Chapter 14: Analysis and Interpretation: Making Decisions About Data Chaper 15: Communicating Research: Preparing Manuscripts, Posters, and Talks SPSS in Focus Exercises With General Instructions

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  • ISBN13: 9781506333595
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 272
  • ID: 9781506333595
  • weight: 550
  • ISBN10: 1506333591
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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