1st Edition

Handbook of Research and Quantitative Methods in Psychology
For Students and Professionals

ISBN 9780898598674
Published May 1, 1986 by Psychology Press
306 Pages

USD $64.95

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Book Description

This comprehensive reference organizes extensive definitions and examples of key concepts in quantitative research into a single, convenient source. Alphabetically arranged and cross-referenced, The Handbook of Research and Quantitative Methods In Psychology presents:

* experimental procedures,
* research designs,
* statistical methods,
* information theory,
* psychophysics,
* behavioral terminology,
* scaling and testing.

Table of Contents

Contents: Preface. How to Use This Book. Categorical Listing of Entries. Entries A to Z. Appendices: Flow Diagram Guide to Statistical Analyses. Greek Letter Symbols and Their Common Usages. Metric Symbols and Conversion Values. Table of Random Numbers and Random Permutations of the Digits 0-9. Statistical Tables.

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"The authors of this handbook get high marks for accomplishing what they set out to do....this handbook is more than just another descriptive dictionary of standard terminology in experimental psychology and statistics. The authors have emphasized terms that have overlapping meanings and synonyms....There are over 1,700 cross-referenced terms, synonyms, and abbreviations as well as hundreds of illustrated examples....this book does exceptionally well in explaining complex terms. It is well worth its price and is certain to be appreciated by its intended audience of students and professionals."
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