Doing Developmental Research : A Practical Guide, Paperback / softback Book

Doing Developmental Research : A Practical Guide Paperback / softback


Addressing practical issues rarely covered in methods texts, this user-friendly, jargon-free book helps students and beginning researchers plan infant and child development studies and get them done.

The author provides step-by-step guidance for getting involved in a developmental laboratory and crafting effective research questions and proposals.

Tips on recruiting study participants cover access issues--such as how to overcome language and cultural barriers--and include helpful sample scripts.

The book offers time management strategies, pointers for organizing and communicating data, and a roadmap of the journal publication process, complete with an annotated sample article.

Numerous concrete examples, checklists, worksheets, and exercises are featured.

Reproducible forms can be downloaded and printed in a convenient 8 1/2" x 11" size. User-Friendly Features*Chapter subheadings written as questions to help students quickly find the answers they need. *Key tips and checklists for managing each phase of a study. *Exercises that build core research skills. *Annotated sample journal article with commentary on the writing and publication process.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 177 pages
  • Publisher: Guilford Publications
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  • Category: Psychological methodology
  • ISBN: 9781462524426

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