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Author Walker, Ian, 1973-

Title Research methods and statistics / Ian Walker.

Published Basingstoke, Hampshire : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  150.72 WALK    AVAILABLE
Physical description xii, 259 pages : illustrations ; 22cm.
Series Palgrave insights in psychology.
Palgrave insights in psychology.
Notes Includes index.
Contents Machine generated contents note: RESEARCH DESIGN -- Introduction -- The First Three Stages of Designing a Study -- Samples and Populations -- Types of Study Observation, Experiment, Qualitative -- The Mighty Experiment -- Qualitative Research -- Ethics -- Putting It All Together: Thinking Through Two Study Designs -- STATISTICS -- How Statistics Are Used to Describe Research Findings -- Describing Research Findings with Graphs -- Presenting Qualitative Data -- The Chi Squared Test -- The Normal Distribution -- Looking For A Difference Between Two Sets of Numbers [t-Tests, Mann-Whitney, Wilcoxon] -- Explain What Parametricity Is -- Looking at Relationships -- Qualitative Analysis -- REFERENCE -- Writing Research Reports -- Glossary.
Summary "Whether its designing a study, conducting an experiment, or analysing the results, research methods are an integral part of Psychology. In this student-friendly introduction, Walker covers the different types of study, quantitative data, statistics and ethics. This book is the perfect tool to help build students' confidence in this vital area"--
Subject Psychology -- Research -- Methodology.
ISBN 0230249884 (paperback)
9780230249882 (paperback)