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Conducting Meaningful Experiments
40 Steps to Becoming a Scientist



May 1994 | 149 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
By emphasizing how to think strategically about a research project, the author of this innovative book shows readers the important steps of a scientific study - from the formulation of the study to the write-up of results. Illustrative examples from the social, health and behavioural sciences are used throughout to illustrate 40 principles of good research practice.
 
Introduction
 
What You Need (and Don't Need) to Be a Scientist
 
Laying the Foundation
 
Formulating a Meaningful Hypothesis
 
Evaluating the Meaningfulness of the Research Hypothesis
 
Designing an Experiment
 
Designing Experimental Studies to Achieve Statistical Significance
 
Conducting the Pilot Study(ies)
 
Conducting the Actual Study
 
Analyzing and Reporting the Results

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