Handbook of Research Methods in Social and Personality Psychology

Handbook of Research Methods in Social and Personality Psychology

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Cambridge University Press
Edition: 2, 2/24/2014
EAN 9781107600751, ISBN10: 1107600758

Paperback, 755 pages, 27.9 x 21.6 x 3.3 cm
Language: English

This indispensable sourcebook covers conceptual and practical issues in research design in the field of social and personality psychology. Key experts address specific methods and areas of research, contributing to a comprehensive overview of contemporary practice. This updated and expanded second edition offers current commentary on social and personality psychology, reflecting the rapid development of this dynamic area of research over the past decade. With the help of this up-to-date text, both seasoned and beginning social psychologists will be able to explore the various tools and methods available to them in their research as they craft experiments and imagine new methodological possibilities.

Introduction to the second edition Harry T. Reis and Charles M. Judd
1. Scratch an itch with a brick
why we do research Susan T. Fiske
Part I. Design and Inference Considerations
2. Research design and issues of validity Marilynn B. Brewer and William D. Crano
3. Research design Eliot R. Smith
4. Causal inference and generalization in field settings
experimental and quasi-experimental designs Stephen G. West, Heining Cham and Yu Liu
5. Field research methods Elizabeth Levy Paluck and Robert B. Cialdini
Part II. Procedural Possibilities
6. Using physiological indexes in social psychological research Jim Blascovich
7. Research methods in social and affective neuroscience Eliot T. Berkman, William A. Cunningham and Matthew D. Lieberman
8. Behavior genetic research methods
testing quasi-causal hypotheses using multivariate twin data Erica Turkheimer and K. Paige Harden
9. Methods of small group research Norbert L. Kerr and R. Scott Tindale
10. Inducing and measuring emotion and affect
tips, tricks, and secrets Karen S. Quigley, Kristen A. Lindquist and Lisa Feldman Barrett
11. Complex dynamical systems in social and personality psychology
theory, modeling, and analysis Michael J. Richardson, Rick Dale and Kerry L. Marsh
12. Implicit measures in social and personality psychology Bertram Gawronski and Jan De Houwer
13. The mind in the middle
a practical guide to priming and automaticity research John A. Bargh and Tanya L. Chartrand
14. Behavioral observation and coding Richard E. Heyman, Michael F. Lorber, J. Mark Eddy and Tessa V. West
15. Methods for studying everyday experience in its natural context Harry T. Reis, Shelley L. Gable and Michael R. Maniaci
16. Survey research Jon A. Krosnick, Paul L. Lavrakas and Nuri Kim
17. Conducting research on the Internet Michael R. Maniaci and Ronald D. Rogge
Part III. Data Analytic Strategies
18. Measurement, reliability, construct validation, and scale construction Oliver P. John and Veronica Benet-Martinez
19. Exploring causal and noncausal hypotheses in nonexperimental data Leandre R. Fabrigar and Duane T. Wegener
20. Advanced psychometrics
confirmatory factor analysis, item response theory, and the study of measurement invariance Keith F. Widaman and Kevin J. Grimm
21. Multilevel and longitudinal modeling Alexander M. Schoemann, Mijke Rhemtulla and Todd D. Little
22. The design and analysis of data from dyads and groups David A. Kenny and Deborah A. Kashy
23. Nasty data
unruly, ill-mannered observations can ruin your analysis Gary H. McClelland
24. Missing data analysis Gina L. Mazza and Craig K. Enders
25. Meditation and moderation Charles M. Judd, Vincent Y. Yzerbyt and Dominique Muller
26. Meta-analysis of research in social and personality psychology Blair T. Johnson and Alice H. Eagly.

'This is by far the most comprehensive and cutting-edge collection of research methods in social and personality psychology. The first edition was an invaluable part of my graduate research methods course and this new edition looks even better.' Stephen J. Read, University of Southern California