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Module Reading List

Research Skills 1, 2017/18, Semester 1
Dr Peter Gardner
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Essential reading

Field, A. (2013). Discovering Statistics using SPSS. 4th edition. London: Sage. Companion website

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Background reading

American Psychological Association (2010). Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association. 6th Edition. Washington DC: APA. 

Bourne, V. (2017). Starting Out in Methods and Statistics for Psychology: A Hands-on Guide to Doing Research. Oxford University Press. This book takes first year psychology students through the entire process of doing research in psychology from exploring designs and methods, to conducting step-by-step, by-hand data analysis, and writing up their findings, in a friendly and accessible way.

Howitt, D. and Cramer. D. (2014). Introduction to Statistics in Psychology. 6th edition. Harlow: Prentice Hall. A companion website

Howitt, D. and Cramer, D. (2014). Introduction to SPSS in psychology. 6th edition. Harlow: Pearson/Prentice Hall. A companion website   

Tilley, A. J.  (1993). An Introduction to Psychological Research and Statistics. Pineapple Press. 

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Collins, S. C. and Kneale. P. (2000). Study Skills for Psychology Students: A Practical Guide. Hodder Education. 

Dancey, C. P. and Reidy, J. (2007). Statistics without Maths for Psychology: Using SPSS for Windows. 4th Edition.   

This list was last updated on 07/07/2017