This comprehensive overview of research methods uses a lively narrative to guide students through every stage of a research project, including planning and conducting studies, analyzing data, and reporting results. Integrating fascinating Canadian research and examples with accessible explanations, this is an engaging primer for students of behavioural studies.
About the Authors:
Hugh Coolican is a senior lecturer in the Department of Psychology and Behavioural Sciences at Coventry University. Owen Kelly is an adjunct research professor and lecturer in the Department of Psychology at Carleton University. In addition to his work on campus, Kelly is a researcher at the University of Ottawa's Institute of Mental Health Research. He has a passion for research and teaching and is About.com's guide/expert on Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (www.ocd.about.com).