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The following is a selection from our catalog.
- Advances in Experimental Psychology Research byCall Number: eBookISBN: 9781633213500Publication Date:
This book is a compilation of research conducted in the field of experimental psychology. The book includes chapters on the automatic versus controlled processes dichotomy; beginnings and development of experimental psychology; and environmental context-dependent memory.
- Cognitive Psychology Research Developments byCall Number: eBookISBN: 1608764966Publication Date:
This book introduces the single use of four widely used qualitative approaches and then introduces ways and applications of using the approaches in combination.
- Critical Thinking about Research byCall Number: 150.72 M496cISBN: 1557984557Publication Date:
Picture yourself sitting down to read the latest issue of your favourite journal. Are you prepared? Do you know what to look for? Will you identify crucial defects in methodology, or will they slip by you? Having the background and training to critique research intelligently is imperative to appraise the value of the articles.
- Experimental Psychology Research Trends byCall Number: eBookISBN: 9781612097688Publication Date:
Experimental psychology approaches psychology as one of the natural sciences, and therefore assumes that it is susceptible to the experimental method. Many experimental psychologists have gone further, and have assumed that all methods of investigation other than experimentation are suspect.
- Introducing Psychological Research byCall Number: 150.72 In8ISBN: 0814712754Publication Date:
Students of psychology have long faced the problem of tracking down original research articles, which are generally scattered in hard-to-find journals or presented in watered-down form in textbooks. In Introducing Psychological Research, Philip Banyard and Andrew Grayson have resolved this dilemma once and for all by providing detailed summaries and background information for sixty-three of the most influential studies in psychology.
- Introducing Psychology Through Research byCall Number: eBookISBN: 9780335229444Publication Date:
What is psychology? What constitutes psychological research? How is psychological research reported? This book aims to answer these questions by outlining the subject matter and research methods used in psychology for those new to the subject.
- Introducing Qualitative Research in Psychology byCall Number: eBookISBN: 0335244505Publication Date:
Why use qualitative research in psychology? How is qualitative research in psychology carried out? What are the major debates and unresolved issues surrounding this form of research? Introducing Qualitative Research in Psychology is a vital resource for students new to qualitative psychology.
- Qualitative Psychology byCall Number: eBookISBN: 9780335227389Publication Date:
Introduces students to the theoretical approaches in ethnography, interviewing, narrative, discourse, and psychoanalysis. This guide brings them beyond the limits of mainstream psychological research methods.