The book that established itself as a standard text and reference work for students seeking to master research methods and procedures in psychology has been updated and revised in this new edition! The Second Edition of The Psychology Research Handbook: A Guide for Graduate Students and Research Assistants once again offers a comprehensive guide for understanding and conquering the entire research process. Editors Frederick T. L. Leong and James T. Austin have assembled a distinguished group of expert researchers who share skill sets accumulated as a result of years of practical exposure to the design, development, implementation, and documentation of research in psychology.

Applying for Approval to Conduct Research with Human Participants
Applying for approval to conduct research with human participants
Don M.DellLyle D.SchmidtNaomi M.Meara

A task that is absolutely necessary for conducting research with human participants is having the proposed research reviewed by an institutional review board (IRB). This review is every bit as important as the substantive review your adviser or dissertation reading committee will provide, but the focus will be different. To accomplish the IRB review effectively and efficiently, it is helpful to know not only the specific procedures and forms used at your university but also the rationale behind the formation of IRBs and the ethical and deliberative aspects of their responsibilities.

Development of Institutional Review Boards

Any institution in the United States in which research involving human ...

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