Sherri L. Jackson is Professor of Psychology at Jacksonville University in Jacksonville, Florida, where she has taught since 1988Jackson's text successfully illustrates the integration between statistics and research methods by demonstrating the ways to use statistics in analyzing data collected during research.
Jackson's combined text adopts an inviting narrative style that speaks directly to students and draws them into the material, overcoming the initial apprehension students may feel at having to learn both subject areas at once. She incorporates a student-friendly critical thinking approach and presents examples and exercises to which students can relate. Jackson clearly focuses on the logic of the process and the methodology aspect of research.
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Sherri Jackson is professor of Psychology at Jacksonville University, where she has taught since 1988. She received her M.S. and Ph.D. in cognitive/experimental psychology from the University of Florida. Her research interests include human reasoning and the teaching of psychology. A talented teacher and writer, Sherri teaches both statistics and research methods, and is the author of several textbooks, including: Research Methods and Statistics:A Critical Thinking Approach , Wadsworth (2006)combined book on research methods and statistics and Statistics Plain and Simple, Wadsworth (2005). She is very active in the Teaching of Psychology associations.