The Psychologist as Detective
An Introduction to Conducting Research in Psychology (6th Edition)
By: Randolph A. Smith, Stephen F Davis
Publication Date: 2012-10-12
Number of pages: 456
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.
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