Table of contents for Developmental research methods / Scott A. Miller.

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 Contents
Preface
Chapter 1. Introduction
Goals of the Book
Steps in a Research Program
Plan of the Book
Summary
Exercises
Chapter 2. General Principles
Variables
Validity
Sampling
Control
Subject Variables
Outcomes
Threats to Validity
Summary
Exercises
Chapter 3. Design
Age Comparisons
Box 3.1: The Microgenetic Method
Condition Comparisons
Correlational Research
Summary
Exercises
Chapter 4. Measurement
Some Basic Concepts
Quality of Measurement
Box 4.1: Looking Inside the Brain: Methods of Measuring Brain Activity
Tests
Observational Methods
Summary
Exercises
Chapter 5. Procedure
Standardization	
Some Sources of Bias	
Reactivity and Related Problems	
Box 5.1: Archival Data
Experimenter Bias
Loss of Participants
Summary	
Exercises
Chapter 6. Contexts For Research
Lab and Field
Box 6.1: The Experience Sampling
Method
Ecological Systems
Summary
Exercises
Chapter 7. Qualitative and Applied Research
Qualitative Research
Applied Research
Summary
Exercises
Chapter 8. Statistics
Uses of Statistics
Some More About Significance
Choosing a Statistical Test
Correlations
Alternatives to and Extensions of ANOVA
Box 8.1: Meta-Analysis
Some General Points
Summary
Exercises
Chapter 9. Ethics
Guidelines and Procedures
Rights of the Research 	
Participant
Summary
Exercises
Chapter 10. Writing
Some General Points
Sections of an Article
Some Specific Stylistic Points
Summary
Exercises
Chapter 11. Infancy
General Issues
Infant Perception
Infant Cognitive Development
Infant Social Development
Box 11.1: Attachment and Infant Day Care
Summary
Exercises
Chapter 12. Cognitive Development
The Piagetian Approach
The Intelligence Test Approach
Memory
Theory of Mind
Box 12.1: Executive Function
Concepts
Summary 
Exercises
Chapter 13. Social Development
Moral Development
Self-Concept
Sex Differences
Child Rearing
Summary
Exercises
Chapter 14. Aging
General Issues (As Illustrated by the Study of IQ)
Box 14.1: Wisdom	
Memory
Personality and Social
Development
Summary
Exercises
Appendix
Glossary
References
Indexes
Author Index
Subject Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Developmental psychology -- Research -- Methodology.