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  • Introduction to the Taxometric Methodby John Ruscio; Nick Haslam; Ayelet Meron Ruscio

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 56.95

    Introduction to the Taxometric Method is a user-friendly, practical guide to taxometric research. Drawing from both classic and contemporary research, it provides a comprehensive introduction to the method. With helpful tools and guidance, the book is intended to teach those new to the method, as well as those already familiar with it, tips on how... more...

  • Item Response Theory for Psychologistsby Susan E. Embretson; Steven P. Reise

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95

    This book develops an intuitive understanding of IRT principles through the use of graphical displays and analogies to familiar psychological principles. It surveys contemporary IRT models, estimation methods, and computer programs. Polytomous IRT models are given central coverage since many psychological tests use rating scales. Ideal for clinical,... more...

  • Ability: A Psychological Studyby Victoria Hazlitt

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 100.00

    Originally published in 1926, the first part of this book attempted to formulate a theory of ability in the light of recent experimental results of the time. It discusses the nature of intelligence and the problem of special abilities, and includes a study of some typical forms of genius.Victoria Hazlitt was a pioneer of experimental psychology, which... more...

  • Interviews mit Expertenby Alexander Bogner; Beate Littig; Wolfgang Menz

    Springer 2014; US$ 9.99

    ?Die eminente Bedeutung von ExpertInneninterviews fur die Forschungspraxis ist unumstritten. Sie gehoren in vielen sozialwissenschaftlichen Disziplinen zur alltaglichen Forschungspraxis; sei es als eigenstandige Erhebungsmethode, sei es als exploratives oder erganzendes Instrument im Kontext quantitativer oder qualitativer Forschungsdesigns. Auf der... more...

  • Systematic Reviews in the Social Sciencesby Mark Petticrew; Helen Roberts

    Wiley 2008; US$ 83.95

    Such diverse thinkers as Lao-Tze, Confucius, and U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld have all pointed out that we need to be able to tell the difference between real and assumed knowledge. The systematic review is a scientific tool that can help with this difficult task. It can help, for example, with appraising, summarising, and communicating the... more...

  • Analysing Everyday Experienceby Dr Niamh Stephenson; Dr Dimitris Papadopoulos

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 110.00

    Could researching experience contribute to creating socio-political change or does it simply open new avenues for post-Fordist self-regulation? This book illustrates the emergence of plural historical actors who disrupt unitary subjectivities, resist univocal integration and refigure the political by remaking everyday experience. more...

  • Qualitative Psychologyby Ian Parker

    McGraw-Hill Education 2004; US$ 47.00

    Introduces students to the theoretical approaches in ethnography, interviewing, narrative, discourse, and psychoanalysis. This guide brings them beyond the limits of mainstream psychological research methods. It explores the problems with particular qualitative methods taught in psychology - and use better methods to practice their craft. more...

  • Research Ethics for Social Scientistsby Mark Israel; Iain Hay

    SAGE Publications 2006; US$ 70.00

    Ethics is becoming an increasingly prominent issue for all researchers across the western world. This comprehensive and accessible guide introduces students to the field and encourages knowledge of research ethics in practice. Research Ethics for Social Scientists sets out to do four things: The first is to demonstrate the practical value of thinking... more...

  • Making Sense of Social Researchby Matthew Williams

    SAGE Publications 2002; US$ 58.00

    This accessible, well-judged text provides students with a matchless introduction to generic research skills. more...

  • Multidimensional Item Response Theoryby M.D. Reckase

    Springer 2009; US$ 149.00

    Offers coverage to multidimensional item response theory (MIRT), an area of psychometrics. This book describes the commonly used MIRT models and the important methods needed for their practical application, including ways to determine the number of dimensions required to adequately model data and procedures for estimating model parameters. more...