"The material is organised helpfully for both novices and more experienced readers; the gently paced main text introduces ideas in a clear, intuitive fashion. … This is a good choice as a text to take a student through the quantitative elements of their undergraduate or conversion degree and perhaps even further as a bookshelf reference book." - Harriet Nock in The Psychologist
"Well written with clear examples, David Clark-Carter is successful in delivering complex ideas in a way that students will be able to understand and apply to their own research." - Charlotte Brownlow, Centre for Childhood, Development and Learning, The Open University, UK
"This book provides a comprehensive, indeed encyclopaedic overview of research methods and statistics, which both novice and experienced researcher alike will find useful as a quick and ready authoritative reference to methods commonly required as part of many undergraduate courses." - Brendan Bunting, Professor of Psychology, University of Ulster, UK
This authoritative and accessible text provides a 'one-stop' solution to many questions relating to research methodology, statistical analysis, and presenting research findings. - Dr Mark Shelvin, University of Ulster
This book expertly guides the reader through all stages involved in undertaking quantitative psychological research, from accessing the relevant literature, through designing and conducting a study, analyzing data, and reporting the research.
About the Author
David Clark-Carter is Professor of Psychological Research Methods at Staffordshire University. He is a member of the BPS Mathematics, Statistics and Computing Section and Consultant Editor of the British Journal of Mathematical and Statistical Psychology. He has extensive experience of teaching undergraduates and graduates at all levels.