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Principles of research in behavioral science

By: Kite, Mary E.
Contributor(s): Whitley Jr., Bernard E [Co author].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York Routledge 2018Edition: 4th.Description: xv, 836 p.ISBN: 9781138687875.Subject(s): Psychology | Social sciences - Research | Research methodology | Psychology - Qualitative researchDDC classification: 150.72 Summary: This book provides a comprehensive overview of research methods in the behavioral sciences, focusing primarily on the conceptual issues inherent in conducting research. It covers topics that are often omitted from other texts, including measurement issues, correlational research, qualitative research, and integrative literature reviews. The book also includes discussions of diversity issues as they related to behavioral science research. New to this edition are chapter boxes that focus on applied issues related to each chapter topic. Throughout the book, readable examples and informative tables and figures are provided. The authors also take a contemporary approach to topics such as research ethics, replication research, and data collection (including internet research). https://www.crcpress.com/Principles-of-Research-in-Behavioral-Science-Fourth-Edition/Kite-Jr/p/book/9781138687875
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Table of Contents

Part 1. Introduction
Chapter 1: Behavioral Science
Chapter 2: Research Strategies: An Overview
Chapter 3: The Ethical Treatment of Research Participants

Part 2: Foundations of Research
Chapter 4: The Professional and Social Responsibilities of Scientists
Chapter 5: Formulating a Research Question
Chapter 6: Developing a Measurement Strategy
Chapter 7: The Internal Validity of Research
Chapter 8: The External Validity of Research

Part 3: Research Design
Chapter 9: True Experiments
Chapter 10: Field Research
Chapter 11: Correlational Designs
Chapter 12: Factor Analysis, Path Analysis, and Structural Equation Modeling
Chapter 13: The Single-Case Research Strategy
Chapter 14: Qualitative Research and Interviewing
Rachel Kraus, Ball State University
Chapter 15: Survey Research

Part 4: Collecting and Interpreting Data
Chapter 16: Evaluation Research
Chapter 17: Data Collection
Chapter 18: Interpreting Research Results
Chapter 19: Literature Reviewing

This book provides a comprehensive overview of research methods in the behavioral sciences, focusing primarily on the conceptual issues inherent in conducting research. It covers topics that are often omitted from other texts, including measurement issues, correlational research, qualitative research, and integrative literature reviews. The book also includes discussions of diversity issues as they related to behavioral science research. New to this edition are chapter boxes that focus on applied issues related to each chapter topic. Throughout the book, readable examples and informative tables and figures are provided. The authors also take a contemporary approach to topics such as research ethics, replication research, and data collection (including internet research).

https://www.crcpress.com/Principles-of-Research-in-Behavioral-Science-Fourth-Edition/Kite-Jr/p/book/9781138687875

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