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Beginning Behavioral Research A Conceptual Primer 7th by Ralph L RosnowBy Ralph L Rosnow Robert RosenthalPublisher PearsonPrint ISBN 9780205810314 0205810314eText ISBN 9780133557084 0133557081Edition 7thCopyright year 2013Continuing the Chain of Discovery and Understanding Beginning Behavioral Research introduces students to the broad base and conceptual underpinnings of basic principles of ethical research with human participants from a the development of ideas and testable hypotheses to b the selection of appropriate methods of measurement and data collection to c the design and implementation of empirical research to d the statistical analysis and interpretation of results and finally to e the reporting of findings and conclusions The authors emphasize good research empirical reasoning and the continuity of psychological science in the continuing cycle of discovery and understanding The beginning in the title of this text is intended to have a double meaning It not only describes the level of the material but also conveys the idea of a journey For some students the journey will be completed at the end of the course in which this text is used For others the journey will have just begun In either case students will have a deeper understanding of the applicability and limits of the scientific method They will also have learned how to frame questions about the scientific results they read or hear about in the media in ways that will allow them to reach beyond other peoples conclusions or assertions and decide for themselves what is true Additional ISBNs9780205810314 9780205871896 0205810314 0205871895 9780205913978 9780205810321 0205913970

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Beginning Behavioral Research A Conceptual Primer 7th by Ralph L RosnowBy Ralph L Rosnow Robert RosenthalPublisher PearsonPrint ISBN 9780205810314 0205810314eText ISBN 9780133557084 0133557081Edition 7thCopyright year 2013Continuing the Chain of Discovery and Understanding Beginning Behavioral Research introduces students to the broad base and conceptual underpinnings of basic principles of ethical research with human participants from a the development of ideas and testable hypotheses to b the selection of appropriate methods of measurement and data collection to c the design and implementation of empirical research to d the statistical analysis and interpretation of results and finally to e the reporting of findings and conclusions The authors emphasize good research empirical reasoning and the continuity of psychological science in the continuing cycle of discovery and understanding The beginning in the title of this text is intended to have a double meaning It not only describes the level of the material but also conveys the idea of a journey For some students the journey will be completed at the end of the course in which this text is used For others the journey will have just begun In either case students will have a deeper understanding of the applicability and limits of the scientific method They will also have learned how to frame questions about the scientific results they read or hear about in the media in ways that will allow them to reach beyond other peoples conclusions or assertions and decide for themselves what is true Additional ISBNs9780205810314 9780205871896 0205810314 0205871895 9780205913978 9780205810321 0205913970