|Author||: Brett W. Pelham|
|Publisher||: SAGE Publications|
|Total Pages||: 521|
|Rating||: 4/5 (28 Downloads)|
Download or read book Conducting Research in Psychology written by Brett W. Pelham and published by SAGE Publications. This book was released on 2018-08-02 with total page 521 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Conducting Research in Psychology: Measuring the Weight of Smoke provides students an engaging introduction to psychological research by employing humor, stories, and hands-on activities. Through its methodology exercises, learners are encouraged to use their intuition to understand research methods and apply basic research principles to novel problems. Authors Brett W. Pelham and Hart Blanton integrate cutting-edge topics, including implicit biases, measurement controversies, online data collection, and new tools for determining the replicability of a set of research findings. The Fifth Edition broadens its coverage of methodologies to reflect the types of research now conducted by psychologists. Two new chapters accommodate the needs of instructors who incorporate student research projects into their courses.