The Psychologist as Detective: An Introduction to Conducting Research in Psychology (6th Edition) - Smith, Randolph A., Hardcover
9780205859078 | 978-0-205-85907-8
0205859070 | 0-205-85907-0
Smith, Randolph A.
Davis, Stephen F
Understanding psychological research by finding a problem, discovering the clues, and evaluating the evidence. The Psychologist as Detectives introduces students to the research process. The authors treat psychological research as a detective case in which a problem is presented, clues are discovered, evidence is evaluated, and a report is prepared for consideration by peers. Learning Goals Upon completing this book, readers will be able to: Think critically about research and research methods Analyze research as a problem solving procedure Develop research skills by looking at examples of research studies Evaluate evidence from a research study and prepare a report or summary of the case