Chapter 4: Research Design Explained
You are now at the Chapter 4 section of the book's student Web site. Here you can
Look over the
of the key terms and look at a
of the key terms.
Test yourself on the key terms.
Quick matching test
Drag and drop matching game
Download more extensive vocabulary tests
Take some Chapter 4 Practice quizzes.
A short, general quiz over the entire chapter
Nine-item quizzes over the first part of the chapter
Six-item quizzes over the second part of the chapter
10-item quizzes over the third part of the chapter
A quiz that covers the whole chapter
(you should get excellent feedback from this quiz, but the feedback will not be immediate)
Review by looking at the
, reading the
testing yourself on the chapter objectives
testing your skill at questioning research findings
Get a better idea of the steps involved in actually conducting a study by reading "Web Appendix:
Conducting a Study
Start a literature search using this
computerized searches link
To learn more about the value of reading the original source, click on this "
Misinformation from textbooks, newspaper articles, and other secondhand sources
To learn more about why direct replications are necessary, watch this short
If you want to start writing the Introduction to either your research proposal or your research report, download a useful tutorial by clicking on this "
Getting started on writing your Introduction"
Read APA's guide titled "
How to be a wise consumer of psychological research
Read advice on
how to read a journal article in social psychology
(the advice applies to most journal articles)
If you need help answering the end-of-chapter exercises,
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