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Solution Manual for Conducting Research in Psychology Measuring the Weight of Smoke 5th Edition Pelham

Solution Manual for Conducting Research in Psychology Measuring the Weight of Smoke 5th Edition By Brett W. Pelham, Hart Blanton, ISBN: 9781544333342

Table of Contents

Preface
About the Authors
CHAPTER 1. How Do We Know?
Introduction: What This Text Is About

A Few Quick Tips for Using This Text

Preamble for Chapter 1

A Brief History of Human Knowledge

The Four Canons of Science

Four Ways of Knowing About the World

Summary

Study Questions

Notes

CHAPTER 2. How Do We Find Out? The Logic, Art, and Ethics of Scientific Discovery
The Logic of Scientific Discovery

The Art of Scientific Discovery

The Ethics of Scientific Discovery

Summary

Study Questions

Notes

CHAPTER 3. In a Nutshell: An Overview of Psychological Research Methods
A Tale of Two Validities

Three Requirements for Establishing Causality

Experiments: Fulfilling Mill’s Requirements

Passive Observational (Nonexperimental) Research Methods

Trade-Offs Between Internal and External Validity

GAGES: The “Big Five” of Worrisome Confounds

External Validity and the OOPS! Heuristic

Oops! He Did It Again: Maximizing External Validity in the Lab

Gauging GAGES in Archival Studies of Social Cognition

Summary

Study Questions

CHAPTER 4. Making It Happen: A Hands-On Guide to a First Research Project
Everybody Dance Now

Step 1: Hypothesis Generation

Step 2: Operationalization (Design)

Step 3: Permission

Step 4: Execution (Data Collection)

Step 5: Calculation (Data Analysis)

Step 6: Communication

Summary

Study Questions

Notes

CHAPTER 5. Moving From Fact to Truth: Validity, Reliability, and Measurement
Three Strange Stories

Validity

Reliability

Reliability, Validity, and the “More Is Better” Rule

Measurement Scales

Summary

Study Questions

CHAPTER 6. Moving From Notions to Numbers: Psychological Measurement
Converting Notions to Numbers: The Two Major Challenges

The Response Translation Phase

Putting It All Together: The EGWA Scale

From Writing Questions to Creating Scales

Summary

Study Questions

CHAPTER 7. How Do We Misinterpret? Common Threats to Validity
One Strange and Lucrative Story

People Are Different

People Change

The Process of Studying People Changes People

Moving From Three Threats to Two: Confounds and Artifacts

Summary

Study Questions

Note

CHAPTER 8. Nonexperimental Research Designs
Describing the World of a Single Participant: Case Studies

Describing the State of the World at Large: Single-Variable Research

Describing Associations: Multiple-Variable Research

Archival Research

Observational Research

Confounds Can Be Measured, Too!

Summary

Study Questions

Notes

CHAPTER 9. Experience Carefully Planned: Experimental Research Designs
A Wonderful Method

A Brief History of True Experiments

Strengths of True Experiments

Are True Experiments Realistic?

Is There a Recipe for Experimental Realism?

Trade-Offs Between Internal and External Validity

The “How-Tos” of Laboratory Studies

Summary

Study Questions

Notes

CHAPTER 10. Experience Carefully Exploited: Quasi-Experimental Research Designs
One Very Old Story

Why Quasi-Experiments?

Kinds of Quasi-Experiments

Comparability

Patched-Up Designs

When True Experiments and Quasi-Experiments Collide

Summary

Study Questions

Notes

CHAPTER 11. Choosing the Right Research Design
One Obscure Movie

One-Way Designs

Factorial Designs

Within-Subjects Designs

Mixed-Model Designs

Summary

Study Questions

Notes

CHAPTER 12. A Brief Course in Statistics
How Numbers and Language Revolutionized Human History

Descriptive Statistics

Inferential Statistics

Things That Go Bump in the Light: Factors That Influence the Results of Significance Tests

The Changing State of the Art: Alternate Perspectives on Statistical Hypothesis Testing

Summary

Study Questions

Notes

CHAPTER 13. Telling the World About It
The Hourglass Approach to Empirical Research Papers

Some Rules to Writing Research Papers

How to Give a Good Talk in Psychology (by Daniel T. Gilbert)

Have a Plan

Tell the Plan

Start at the Beginning

Be Painfully Clear

Talk About One Interesting Thing

Take Charge of the Interaction

End at the End

Summary

Study Questions

Appendix 1: Hands-On Activities
Hands-On Activity 1: Galileo’s Dice

Hands-On Activity 2: Regression Toward the Mean

Hands-On Activity 3: A Double-Blind Taste Test With Popular Colas

Hands-On Activity 4: The Stroop Interference Effect

Appendix 2: Methodology Exercises
Methodology Exercise 1: Partial Correlation

Methodology Exercise 2: Random Assignment

Methodology Exercise 3: Interactions

Methodology Exercise 4: Repeated Measures Designs

Questions

Appendix 3: Putting Your Knowledge to Work: 25 Methodology Problems
1. In Search of a Delicious, Low-Fat TV Show

2. Let’s Get Supernatural

3. Fly Away Home

4. Impressive Pickup Lines

5. Clever Who?

6. Life Sucks and So You Die

7. On the Drawbacks of Liking Yourself

8. The Early Bird Gets the Win?

9. Testosterone Makes Better Dive-Bombers

10. Working Your Fingers to the Dean’s List

11. To Thine Own Selves Be True

12. A Rosy Mood by Any Other Name?

13. EPSCOR: Do Fractions Have Denominators?

14. Sampling Student Opinion

15. Are You the Favorite Person of Anybody?

16. He May Be Small but He’s Slow

17. Everyone’s a Winner

18. Can a Couple of Beers Really Go Straight to Your Belly?

19. What’s in a Name?

20. Are You Threatening Me?

21.Genes, Schmenes

22. Do Car Thieves Really Love Old Hondas?

23. An Unbiased Assessment?

24. Mary, Mary, Quite the Centenarian?

25. Register on Time (The 11:59 Initiative)

Appendix 4: An Example of an APA-Style Research Paper: Ethnicity and the Risk of Unwarranted Cesarean Birth in the United States
Glossary
References
Name Index
Subject Index