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 GoalsUpon 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 caseNote: MySearchLab does not come automatically packaged with this text. To purchase MySearchLab, please visit: www.mysearchlab.com or you can purchase a ValuePack of the text + MySearchLab (at no additional cost): ValuePack ISBN-10: 0205861792/ ValuePack ISBN-13: 9780205861798.
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