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Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology [Paperback]

Dr Dennis Howitt , Prof Duncan Cramer
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8 Dec 2010 0273726072 978-0273726074 3

Comprehensive, straightforward and clear, Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology, 3rd edition is the essential student guide to understanding and undertaking quantitative and qualitative research in psychology.

Updated throughout to include new topics such as the latest developments in online support for conducting research and data management, this new edition continues to provide a thorough, accessible and up to date coverage of the field.

The book is supported by a companion website featuring a range of resources to help students check and further their understanding of the subject. Visit www.pearsoned.co.uk/howitt to find out more.

"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." Ronnie Wilson, University of Ulster


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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 26.5 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 21,841 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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5.0 out of 5 stars Very useful 22 Mar 2013
By Kath
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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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Great book.
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3.0 out of 5 stars Okay 24 Oct 2013
By J.C.
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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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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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