Research Methods in Psychology (5th Edition) – eBook


  • Authors: Dennis Howitt, Duncan Cramer
  • File Size: 284 MB
  • Format: PDF
  • Length: 576 pages
  • Publisher: Pearson Education; 5th edition
  • Publication Date: Dec 13, 2016
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B01M5F9TFY
  • ISBN-10: 1292134275
  • ISBN-13: 9781292134277


Clear, comprehensive, and practical, Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology, 5th edition (PDF) is the essential university student guide to understanding and undertaking quantitative and qualitative research in psychology. In this popular textbook for psychology students, the research process is broken down into manageable steps to equip students with the skills to carry out a literature review, ask very intelligent research questions, choose an appropriate research design, carry out data collection and write up their findings. Throughout the ebook, research examples are discussed which offer an insight into how research advances our understanding in areas such as social, educational, forensic, and abnormal psychology. Revised throughout, this new 5th edition includes a new chapter on ‘Data Analysis Issues and Scientific Progress’ which explores complexities in research, discussing issues such as questionable research practices and replication studies. A further new chapter, ‘Improving a Qualitative Write Up’ provides guidance and advice on how to write-up a qualitative study with a detailed illustrative example of this. This is the ideal guide for all students just beginning and those moving on to more advanced research methods projects in psychology.