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Introduction to psychological research

by Mary J. Allen

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Published by F.E. Peacock Publishers in Itasca, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Psychology -- Research -- Methodology.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 254-260) and index.

    StatementMary J. Allen.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF76.5 .A38 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 267 p. :
    Number of Pages267
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1446191M
    ISBN 10087581378X
    LC Control Number93084981

      Chapter Summary Psychologists study the behaviour of both humans and animals in order to understand and improve the quality of human lives. Psychological research may be either basic or applied in : Charles Stangor, Jennifer Walinga.   The PsycINFO database, American Psychological Association’s (APA) renowned resource for abstracts of scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books, and dissertations, is the largest resource devoted to peer-reviewed literature in behavioral science and mental health.

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