Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology (6th Edition) – eBook


  • Author: Hugh Coolican
  • File Size: 4.1 MB
  • Format: PDF
  • Length: 788 pages
  • Publisher: Psychology Press; 6th edition
  • Publication Date: August 9, 2017
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1138462446, 1444170112
  • ISBN-13: 9781138462441, 9781444170115


This Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology 6th edition (PDF) has been fully updated and revised, providing college students with the most comprehensive and readable survey of statistical concepts, research methods and procedures in psychology today. Assuming no prior knowledge, this bestselling textbook takes you through every stage of your research project giving advice on conducting and planning studies, analyzing data and writing up reports. The ebook provides clear coverage of statistical procedures and includes everything needed from nominal level tests to multiple regression, multi-factorial ANOVA designs, and log-linear analysis. It features detailed and illustrated SPSS instructions for all these procedures eliminating the need for an extra SPSS textbook.

New features in the 6th edition include: “Tricky bits” – in-depth notes on the things that psychology students typically have problems with, including common misunderstandings and likely mistakes. Improved coverage of qualitative analysis and methods, plus updates to Grounded Theory, Interpretive Phenomenological Analysis, and Discourse Analysis. A recently published full journal article using Thematic Analysis, illustrating how articles appear in print. Discussion of contemporary issues and debates, including recent coverage of journals’ reluctance to publish replication of studies. Fully updated online links, offering even more information and useful resources, especially for statistics. Every chapter contains key terms, a glossary, and newly integrated exercises, ensuring that key concepts are understood. A companion website ( provides additional exercises, revision flashcards, links to further reading and data for use with SPSS.