Experimental Methodology

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Pearson/Allyn & Bacon, 2007 - Psychology - 528 pages
Larry Christensen's "Experimental Methodology," Tenth Edition, is a reader-friendly introduction to the basic principles of experimental psychological research. The text provides instruction in experimental research as well as non-experimental approaches such as ex-post facto research, correlational research, and survey research. Also included are qualitative research approaches such as ethnography and phenomenology. Features that facilitate student learning include chapter-opening vignettes that show the relevance of psychological research, study questions within each chapter, and end-of-chapter challenge questions. A short practice exam also is included at the end of each chapter to help students assess their comprehension. A student website includes additional practice exam questions, as well as web links and other study tools.

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The Experimental Research Approach
Experimental Research Settings I
chapter4 Problem Identification and Hypothesis Formation

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Larry Christensen (PhD University of Southern Mississippi) is Professor and Chair of the Department of Psychology at the University of South Alabama. Larry is the author of several successful textbooks and has published more than 60 journal articles.

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