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  • Paperback: 472 pages
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall; 3 edition (8 Dec 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0273726072
  • ISBN-13: 978-0273726074
  • Product Dimensions: 19.5 x 2.5 x 26.4 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 219,788 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Comprehensive, straightforward and clear, Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology, third edition is the essential student guide to understanding and undertaking quantitative and qualitative research in psychology.

 

Revised throughout, this new edition includes coverage of the latest advances in online research and data management to provide a thorough, accessible and up to date coverage of the field.

 

Features of the third edition:

  • ‘Key ideas’ are highlighted to help students grasp and revise the main topics and concepts.
  • ‘Talking Points’ address some of the controversial issues to critically engage students with the debates in the field.
  • Examples of published research with 'how to' advice and guidance on writing up reports, helps students to develop a practical, as well as theoretical, understanding.
  • User-friendly boxed features and illustrations across the book help to bring the subject to life.

The book is supported by a companion website featuring a range of resources to help students check and further their understanding of the subject. Features include multiple choice questions, flashcards and interactive roadmaps to help you develop your understanding of the research process. Go to www.pearsoned.co.uk/howitt to find out more.

 

'The third edition of this book will be an asset to undergraduate students, seeing them through all three years at university. This is by far the best introduction to research methods in psychology, and I will continue to recommend it to my students.'

Dr Claire Fox, Keele University

 

'Howitt and Cramer’s Introduction to Research Methods (Third Edition) offers the clearest and most comprehensive coverage of research methods for first year psychology students on the market. Indeed, it is a priceless source of advice and information on research design for students throughout their undergraduate career, and even into postgraduate study.'

Professor Ronnie Wilson, University of Ulster

 

Dennis Howitt is Reader in Psychology and Duncan Cramer is Professor of Psychology at Loughborough University.


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By -A on 8 Dec 2014
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Very useful research introduction book, very thorough with everything you need to know in it!
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2 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Kath on 22 Mar 2013
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Contains great detailed information about research methods. Great thing to have with you for writing research reports and long essays.
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0 of 2 people found the following review helpful By J.C. on 24 Oct 2013
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Book is pretty useless. Makes things more complicated than they need to be. University advised that we buy it but research methods lecturers advise against it. Took ages to arrive.
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2 of 13 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on 15 Feb 2012
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i ordered the book,i paid for the book, they sent it to me, i now own the book. over all i can't complain really
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