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Not Reading Your Stats Textbook? Award-Nominated Online Book Knows and Tells

Statistics can be a hard slog for the students taking their first, and sometimes only, jaunt through this quantitative minefield. But an understanding, or better yet a mastery, of statistics is a requirement for any successful scientific or research career.…

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Added by SAGE Publications on April 16, 2014 at 20:30 — No Comments

The Problem with Surveys in Research

By Ben Hardy

‘When I use a word,’ Humpty Dumpty said, in rather a scornful tone, ‘it means just what I choose it to mean – neither more nor less.’

There is a little of the Humpty Dumpty in all of us. When we communicate with others we tend to think about what we want to say – and choose the words to mean what we…

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Added by SAGE Publications on March 7, 2014 at 21:30 — No Comments

'Most Promising New Textbook' author shares insights on behavioral research methods

Research Methods for the Behavioral Sciences, by psychologist Gregory J. Privitera, has been honored by the Text and Academic Authors Association with a 2014 Most Promising New…

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Added by SAGE Publications on March 4, 2014 at 17:30 — No Comments

Going Global with the Zimbardo Time Perspective Inventory: A Researcher Tells Her Tale

How do our perceptions of time affect the decisions we make and how can we measure this across countries and cultures? Anna  Sircova, freelance researcher based in Copenhagen, Denmark, uses the Zimbardo Time Perspective Inventory to address these questions and more in the new study titled “Global Look at Time: A 24-Country Study of the Equivalence of the Zimbardo Time Perspective Inventory” out last week in SAGE…

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Added by SAGE Publications on February 18, 2014 at 23:30 — No Comments

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