Quantitative research for the behavioral sciences

Quantitative research for the behavioral sciences

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Using an informal approach, this is an introduction to a broad range of research methods; presumes no prior experience with statistics and emphasizes theoretical underpinnings and practical applications. Topics include the philosophy of science, the theory of measurement, a concise overview of statistical analysis, the effects of social science on individuals and society, how to go about writing a research report. Along with examples of actual research, each chapter ends with a summary, a CheckPoint and exercises that encourage students to think more deeply about issues just covered.References Most research reports will include a reference list, including all the published sources referred to in the report. ... For instance, in the APA format used in this book (American Psychological Association, 1983), there must be parentheses around the date, followed by a period, and ... Appendices In general , an appendix is an attachment to something, not really necessary but perhaps helpful.

Title:Quantitative research for the behavioral sciences
Author:Celia Carter Reaves
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons Inc - 1992


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