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Foundations of Behavioral Research

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This text examines the fundamentals of solving a scientific research problem, focusing on the relationship between the problem and the research design. This edition includes new information about computer statistical software, multivariate statistics, research ethics, and writing research reports in APA style. This book is ideal for graduate students in that it covers stat ...more
Paperback, 1008 pages
Published August 9th 1999 by Wadsworth Publishing (first published March 28th 1973)
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Debaprabho Bhattacharya
Dec 11, 2012 Debaprabho Bhattacharya rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommended to Debaprabho by: Pvr
All the various books on consumer research, that I have read, differentiate themselves on 2 dimensions:
(a) whether they are detailed and there is ample deep-dive and
(b) whether the author/s takes the reader slowly step on step.

Besides performing fantastically well on the above 2 dimensions, Kerlinger's book adds a 3rd dimension i.e. what is the philosophy behind statistics.
For example, in one of the chapters he says that "like any other method - consulting, intuition, others - research can be m
Penelitian kuantitatif bener-bener satu bidang yang perlu gue belajar pake les privat. Coz here I am a psychology student dan masih buta sama penelitian ini, hahaha

Dari buku-buku metode penelitian yang gue punya, kerlinger yang paling menyeluruh dalam menjelaskan. Mungkin kalau mau baca sabar satu-satu, this book will help a lot.
Ahmad Kurnia
Buku ini membicarakan penelitian ilmiah dibidang prilaku yang mewartakan pesona penelitian khususnya bidang behavioral dan ditulis oleh penulis tanpa cuti sabatical..bagus untuk referensi anda untuk skripsi/tesis.
Sam Snideman
Read much of this book in KQ Hill's POLS 601 seminar, Fall 2007.
Much better than Measurement, Design, and Analysis: An Integrated Approach, I am actually considering ordering this one for myself (currently the professor is providing us copies of the relevant chapters).

Oct 02, 2007 Mirna rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: mahasiswa psikologi, mahasiswa statistik, periset
Buku yg sangat berguna (dan diakui oleh dosen sebagai buku yg dapat dimasukkan dalam referensi) dalam mengerjakan tugas kuliah yg berhubungan dengan metodologi, statistik dan riset di bidang ilmu psikologi. Masih gw pake sampai sekarang di pekerjaan. Nih lagi ada di antara tumpukan buku di meja kerja gw.
Oct 26, 2010 Ella added it
A woman on Craigslist gave a way a huge box of books that belonged to her child. I like books so I went to pick them up. Lo and Behold, all books on abnormal psychology, Human behavior, and writings from folks about their patients. A box full of shit perfect for Ella!
Niena Rachmaliah
Asas-asas penelitian behavioral... hwih buku yang cukup mantap dijadikan alas bantal... dan terjemahannya sumpehh... susah banget dimengerti.. tapi, banyak membantu..
A true gem in its class, a must read for every scientist (wannabe).
Nur Islamia
Buku wajib ni..biarpun masih tetep lebih suka baca gravetter
baca buat persiapan sidang mamen!
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i want to read this book.
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good book
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