How to Find Out in Psychology - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080312804, 9781483190730

How to Find Out in Psychology

1st Edition

A Guide to the Literature and Methods of Research

Authors: D. H. Borchardt R. D. Francis
eBook ISBN: 9781483190730
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1984
Page Count: 202
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Description

How to Find Out in Psychology: A Guide to the Literature and Methods of Research is a research guidebook in psychology. The book is comprised of 11 chapters that address concerns in psychological research. The text first covers the concept of psychology and its major theories, and then proceeds to tackling bibliographic aids for research in psychology. The next series of chapters details the methodologies in researching and presenting. The last chapters discuss the professional matters in psychology. The book will be of great use to students, researchers, and practitioners of behavioral science.

Table of Contents


Contents

List of Illustrations

1. Definitions and Overviews

2. Historical and Theoretical Works

3. Reference Sources

4. Indexes, Abstracts and Union Lists

5. Computer-based Data Retrieval

6. Special Fields of Psychology

7. Preparations for Research

8. Citations and the Card File

9. Quantitative Psychology and Its Methodology

10. Presentation of Results

11. The Profession

Appendices

A. A Guide to Library Searches

B. Report Writing: a Model for Empirical Psychological Reports

C. Self-testing for Authors of Empirical Reports

D. "A Reader's, Writer's and Reviewer's Guide to Assessing Research Reports in Clinical Psychology"

E. Psychological Societies

Bibliography

Subject Index

Details

No. of pages:
202
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Pergamon 1984
Published:
Imprint:
Pergamon
eBook ISBN:
9781483190730

About the Author

D. H. Borchardt

R. D. Francis

Affiliations and Expertise

Victoria, Australia