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Module Reading List

Research Skills 1, 2021/22, Semester 1
Dr Olivia Jones
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Essential reading

Field, A. (2018). Discovering Statistics using SPSS. London: Sage. A Companion website    

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Background reading

American Psychological Association (2020). Publication Manual of the American Psycholgical Association. 7th 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. A companion website

Howitt, D. and Cramer. D. (2017). Understanding Statistics in Psychology with SPSS. Harlow: Prentice Hall. A companion website

Howitt, D. and Cramer, D. (2017). Introduction to SPSS in Psychology. Pearson/Prentice Hall. A companion website

Howitt, D. and Cramer, D. (2017). Research Methods in Psychology.Harlow: Prentice Hall. A companion website

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

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Parson, V. 2018. Study and Communication Skills for PsychologyOxford University Press. A companion website

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

Dancey, C. P. and Reidy, J. (2017). Statistics without Maths for Psychology: Using SPSS for Windows.

Harris, P. (2008). Designing and Reporting Experiments in Psychology. Open University.

This list was last updated on 21/09/2021