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Experimental Psychology (Available Titles CengageNOW)Focusing on experimental methods, authors Anne Myers and Christine Hansen lead students step by step through the entire research process, from generating testable hypotheses to writing the research report. The major sections of the book parallel the major sections of a research report (Introduction, Method, Results, and Discussion), giving students the skills they’ll need to design and conduct an experiment, analyze and interpret the research findings, and report those findings. Although the mai…

Research Methods in Psychology (Available Titles CengageNOW)Using contemporary examples from primary sources, RESEARCH METHODS IN PSYCHOLOGY, Eighth Edition encourages students to become engaged in the basics of scientific investigation through an example-based approach. This text displays the authors’ commitment to ensuring that the student has a thorough understanding of the research process from the very beginning. Highly readable, it avoids the heavy statistical tone that some introductory students find difficult to understand. Rather, it is conceptu…

Conducting Research in Psychology: Measuring the Weight of Smoke (Available Titles CengageNOW)Using humor and interesting examples that students can understand and relate to, authors Brett W. Pelham and Hart Blanton have written an informative and comprehensive research methods text that your students will really enjoy. This brief book includes hands-on activities that involve learning by doing, methodology exercises that encourage students to use their intuitions to understand research methods, and methodology problems that teach students to apply basic research principles to novel prob…

Methods Toward a Science of Behavior and Experience (with InfoTrac) (Available Titles CengageNOW)Ray’s unique philosophy of science approach focuses on two major goals: introducing students to the basics of science and to the spirit that motivates many scientists, and helping students make the transition from outside observer of science to active participant. In meeting those goals, he has written a highly readable book that students are able to learn from, and that offers them a greater understanding of the techniques of science as well as the experience of doing science….

Doing Psychology Experiments (with InfoTrac) (Available Titles CengageNOW)Even students with no background in research methods can use this text to learn how to design, execute, interpret, and report on simple psychology experiments! David W. Martin’s unique blend of informality, humor, clear instruction, and solid scholarship make this concise text a popular choice for research methods courses in psychology. DOING PSYCHOLOGY EXPERIMENTS guides students through the experimentation process in a step-by-step manner. Martin emphasizes the decision-making aspects of resea…

Research Methods (with InfoTrac) (Available Titles CengageNOW)RESEARCH METHODS is a succinct, straightforward guide designed to complement any approach to the research methods course. Donald McBurney and new co-author Theresa White bring years of dedicated scholarship, research, and teaching experience to their text–using it to walk students step-by-step through the project selection, literature search, research protocol selection, and publication processes. To illustrate the usefulness of the experimental method in analyzing basic behavioral processes, t…

Experimental Psychology (Available Titles CengageNOW) by Anne Myers (2005-08-04)RESEARCH METHODS is a succinct, straightforward guide designed to complement any approach to the research methods course. Donald McBurney and new co-author Theresa White bring years of dedicated scholarship, research, and teaching experience to their text–using it to walk students step-by-step through the project selection, literature search, research protocol selection, and publication processes. To illustrate the usefulness of the experimental method in analyzing basic behavioral processes, t…