Author/Editor(s): Paul Cozby, Scott Bates
Publication Date: November 1, 2011
Size: 2.65 MB
Methods in Behavioral Research has achieved its market-leading position with its concise and strategic approach to methodological decision making. Combining helpful pedagogy and rich examples, Cozby'seleventh edition again incorporates learning objectives, illustrative graphics, and activities to increase student involvement. Highlights of the new edition include a broader introduction of different research techniques in Chapter 4, extensive revision of the “validity of measurements” section, and updated structural equations models.
About the Author
Paul C. Cozby is Emeritus Professor of Psychology at California State University, Fullerton. Dr. Cozby was an undergraduate at the University of California, Riverside, and received his Ph.D. in psychology from the University of Minnesota. He is a fellow of the American Psychological Association and a member of the Association for Psychological Science; he has served as offi cer of the Society for Computers in Psychology. He is Executive Offi cer of the Western Psychological Association. He is the author of Using Computers in the Behavioral Sciences and co-editor with Daniel Perlman of Social Psychology.
Scott C. Bates is Associate Professor of Psychology at Utah State University. He earned a B.S. in psychology from Whitman College, an M.S. in experimental psychology from Western Washington University, and a Ph.D. in social psychology from Colorado State University. His research interests and experiences are varied. He has conducted research in areas as wide-ranging as adolescent problem behavior and problem-behavior prevention, teaching and learning in higher education, and the psychological consequences of growing and tending plants in outer space.