Handbook of Research Methods in Social and Personality by Harry T. Reis, Charles M. Judd (eds.)

By Harry T. Reis, Charles M. Judd (eds.)

This necessary sourcebook covers conceptual and sensible concerns in study layout within the box of social and character psychology. Key specialists tackle particular equipment and parts of study, contributing to a entire review of latest perform. This up-to-date and elevated moment version deals present statement on social and character psychology, reflecting the fast improvement of this dynamic region of analysis during the last decade. With assistance from this updated textual content, either professional and starting social psychologists may be in a position to discover some of the instruments and techniques to be had to them of their study as they craft experiments and picture new methodological percentages.

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Little 22 The Design and Analysis of Data from Dyads and GroupsDavid A. Kenny and Deborah A. Kashy 23 Nasty Data: Unruly, Ill-Mannered Observations Can Ruin Your AnalysisGary H. McClelland 24 Missing Data AnalysisGina L. Mazza and Craig K. Enders 25 Mediation and ModerationCharles M. Judd, Vincent Y. Yzerbyt, and Dominique Muller 26 Meta-Analysis of Research in Social and Personality PsychologyBlair T. Johnson and Alice H. Eagly Author Index Subject Index Contributors John A. BarghYale University Lisa Feldman BarrettNortheastern University and Harvard Medical School Veronica Benet-MartínezPompeu Fabra University Elliot T.

Knowing that a reliable cause-effect relationship between X and Y exists is a critical step in designing interventions that can bring about desired changes in the outcome. For utilitarian purposes, what works is what counts, irrespective of why it works. For more basic, theory-testing purposes, knowing that a cause-effect relationship exists is not enough. The purpose of this type of research is explanation, or establishing the processes that underlie the linkage between variations in X and Y. This reflects the “essentialist” conceptualization of causation to which most scholars now subscribe (Cook & Campbell, 1979).

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