Psychology round up

May 28, 2009

Introduction to Research Methods and Data Analysis in Psychology

Authors: Darren Langdridge and Gareth Hagger-Johnson

Edition: Second

Publisher: Pearson Prentice Hall

Pages: 592

Price: £29.99

ISBN 9780131982031

This text presents quantitative and qualitative research methods and widely used techniques for collecting and analysing data and is aimed at undergraduate psychology students.

Developmental Psychology

Authors: David Shaffer and Katherine Kipp

Edition: Eighth

Publisher: Wadsworth

Pages: 784

Price: £40.99

ISBN 9780495556923

The authors highlight developmental sequences and processes that children and adolescents experience within each developmental domain. This approach follows the systematic transformations that take place through childhood and adolescence, conveying the holistic character of human development.

The Autistic Spectrum: Characteristics, Causes and Practical Issues

Author: Jill Boucher

Edition: First

Publisher: Sage

Pages: 424

Price: £75.00 and £24.99

ISBN 9780761962113 and 62120

Boucher's book charts developments in understanding the nature and causes of autistic spectrum disorders, guiding students through theories at the psychological, neurobiological and "first cause" levels. It is written as an introductory text for those with little prior knowledge of autism, but it may also be useful as a source of basic information for those already familiar with the field.

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