How psychological research makes a difference in everyday lives
Research Methods: A Tool for Life introduces readers to the importance of scientific research in every day life. Updated in the third edition, this text presents current research that engages students with familiar issues. Discussions of controversies in psychology stimulate student interest while explaining important methodological concepts, which helps students understand how new research emerges.
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Research Methods: A Tool for Life Bernard Beins, Ithaca College After reading this book, students will understand how to conduct meaningful research using a wide array of methodologies. They will also appreciate the social and cultural factors that influence how they carry out research and how they interpret it. To help engage students, each chapter presents controversies that illustrate the methods of that chapter.
Bernard C. (Barney) Beins, Ph.D., is professor and chair of psychology at Ithaca College. He is author of about 150 articles, chapters, books, and pedagogical material and has given about 200 presentations. He recently received the Charles L. Brewer Distinguished Teaching of Psychology Award from the American Psychological Foundation. He is author with his daughter Agatha of Effective Writing in Psychology: Papers, Posters, and Presentations (Wiley-Blackwell) and Research Methods: A Tool for Life (Allyn & Bacon/Pearson).
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