Research Methods in Psychology: Edition 4

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Research Methods in Psychology has been substantially revised in its fourth edition. Continuing to offer enviable coverage of the research methods that psychology students at intermediate levels need to cover in their course, the textbook has now been broadened to cover the full suite of beginner level research methods too. The result is extensive coverage of psychological methods, both quantitative and qualitative, and a textbook that will serve students perfectly from day one in their course at university.

Research Methods in Psychology in its fourth edition includes:

• Extended statistical coverage, including new chapters on Descriptive Statistics, Inferential Statistics, ANOVA, Regression and Correlation, and Latent Variable Models

• Further New Chapters on Content Analysis and Writing up your Research

• New introductory sections placing each method in context and showing students how they relate to the bigger ′real world′ picture.

• Intuitive structure and visual layout makes the book easy to navigate so you can quickly find the content you need.

This textbook is ideal for beginner and intermediate level psychological research methods students worldwide.

Visit the Research Methods in Psychology companion website www.sagepub.co.uk/breakwell4e to take advantage of additional resources for students and lecturers.

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About the author

Dame Glynis M. Breakwell has been a Professor of Psychology for over 20 years and is currently the Vice Chancellor of the University of Bath. Her research focuses upon identity process theory and social representations, leadership in complex organisations, and the psychology of risk management, perception and communication. She has published more than 20 books, several of which are on research methods. She is an adviser to government and private sector companies on the use of psychological methods and theories.

Jonathan A. Smith is Professor of Psychology at Birkbeck University of London, UK where he leads the interpretative phenomenological analysis (IPA) research group. He has written many articles applying IPA to a range of areas in health, clinical and social psychology. He is co- author (with Paul Flowers and Michael Larkin) of Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis: Theory, Method and Research (Sage, 2009). He also has a wider interest in qualitative psychology generally and has co-edited a number of books in the area.

Daniel B Wright is a Lecturer in the Department of Psychology at the University of Bristol

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Publisher
SAGE
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Published on
Mar 31, 2012
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Pages
616
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ISBN
9781446260272
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Language
English
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Genres
Psychology / General
Psychology / Research & Methodology
Reference / Research
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