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.

The Research Script: One Researcher's View
The research script: One researcher's view
Richard E.Petty

If you are following this book in sequence, many of you have now read a bunch of chapters about the research process. These chapters contain a great deal of wisdom about how you should go about planning and executing a research project. It is probably clear to you by now that there is considerable agreement within the community of science-oriented psychologists about what the appropriate steps are for conducting research. In this final chapter, the editors have asked me to talk about my personal experience in conducting research. Thus, this chapter is a bit different from the rest. Rather than offering you advice about what I think you should do in some generic ...

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