2019 by Carrie Cuttler, Washington State University, Rajiv S. Jhangiani, Kwantlen Polytechnic University,
Dana C. Leighton, Texas A&M University.
Appropriate for an introductory undergraduate psychology course. Critical topics necessary for psychology students to obtain foundational learning concepts for research are covered Sections within the text and each chapter provide areas for class discussion with students to dive deeper into key concepts for better learning comprehension. Covers APA format along with examples of research studies to supplement the learning. Introduces the science of psychology, followed by scientific method and ethics before getting into the core of scientific research in the field of psychology. Details are provided in quantitative and qualitative research, correlations, surveys, and research design.