9780205861798

The Psychologist as Detective An Introduction to Conducting Research in Psychology Plus MySearchLab with eText -- Access Card Package

  • ISBN 13:

    9780205861798

  • ISBN 10:

    0205861792

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Hardcover w/ Access Card
  • Copyright: 10/04/2012
  • Publisher: Pearson

Note: Not guaranteed to come with supplemental materials (access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.)

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Summary

Understanding psychological research by finding a problem, discovering the clues, and evaluating the evidence. The Psychologist as Detectivesintroduces 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. Found within MySearchLab, or as a stand-alone, Operation ARAis a new "smart game" that teaches critical thinking and research methods in the context of a "save the world" story-line. 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 Note:MySearchLab does not come automatically packaged with this text. To purchase MySearchLab, please visit:www.mysearchlab.comor 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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