The second edition of Haslam and McGarty's best-selling textbook, Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology, provides students with a highly readable and comprehensive introduction to conducting research in psychology. The book guides readers through the range of choices involved in design, analysis, and presentation and is supplemented by a range of practical learning features both inside the book and online. These draw on the authors' extensive experience as frontline researchers, and provide step-by-step guides to quantitative and qualitative methods and analyses. Written in an accessible and engaging style, this text encourages deep engagement with its subject matter and is designed to inspire students to feel passionate for the research process as a whole.
This second edition offers:
- A comprehensive guide to the process of conducting psychological research from the ground up — covering multiple methodologies, experimental and survey design, data analysis, ethics, and report writing
- An extensive range of quantitative methods together with detailed step-by-step guides to running analyses using SPSS
- Extended coverage of qualitative methods
- ‘Research Bites’ in every chapter: thought-provoking examples of issues raised by contemporary society and research
- An extensive range of additional learning aids in the textbook to help reinforce learning and revision
- A host of on-line resources for instructors and students available on publication at www.sagepub.co.uk/haslamandmcgarty2e.
Electronic inspection copies are available for instructors.
Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology is supported by a range of student-friendly resources including:
- Annotated Research Report which highlights the do’s and don'ts of writing a good research report
- Hand calculations of statistical tests which teach students how to conduct statistical analysis without access to a calculator or SPSS
- Statistical Tables and data files which provide access to additional resources to deepen practice and further statistical understanding
- Interactive multiple choice questions to test knowledge
- Flashcards of glossary to familiarise students with key statistical terminology
- Writing a Research Report in Psychology guidelines which explain how to structure a research report according to APA guidelines to help ensure students include all the elements needed to get great marks on their reports
- Video links in selected chapters to give different insight into the real world examples highlighted in the book
- PowerPoints of figures and tables in the book which are easily-adaptable to support your lecturers