Research Methods in Psychological Science
Research Methods in Psychological Science

Research Methods in Psychological Science

Lead Author(s): Laura Freberg

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Research Methods in Psychological Science utilizes the power of interactivity to engage students in the principle approaches to research methodology. From getting started with research to applied research, this comprehensive textbook uses contemporary examples with easily accessible features such as embedded content and a wide array of questions.

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About this textbook

Lead Authors

Laura Freberg, Ph.D.California Polytechnic State University

Laura Freberg received her Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Ph.D. degrees from UCLA and conducted her dissertation research at Yale University under the direction of Robert Rescorla. She is a Professor of Psychology at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo (teaching Introductory Psychology, Biological Psychology, and Sensation and Perception) and an instructor for Argosy University Online (teaching Research Methods, Cognitive Psychology, Sensation and Perception, Statistics, and Writing in Psychology). Laura is the author and co-author of two other textbooks: Discovering Behavioral Neuroscience (4th ed.) and Discovering Psychology: The Science of Mind (3rd ed.). Laura serves as the Archives and Bylaws Chair for the Society for Social Neuroscience and is on the Council of Representatives for the Western Psychological Association.

Contributing Authors

Clarissa ThompsonKent State University

Joe Simons-RudolphNorth Carolina State University

Donna WolosinSan Diego State University

Victor DuarteNorth Idaho College

Turkan OcalUniversity of Minnesota Duluth

Katherine AumerHawaii Pacific University

Inna KanevskySan Diego Community College District

Ashley Simons-RudolphNorth Carolina State University

Karen HolmesNorfolk State University

Paulina KuleszUniversity of Houston

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