Principles and Methods of Social Research

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SUBJECT INDEX

A
Acquiesence response set, 55–56
Activity scales, 290
Alpha (see Coefficient alpha)
Analogue experiments, 92–95
APA ethical standards, 354
Applied research, 24–25, 120–121
Archival data, 164–165, 205, 351 (see also Content analysis)
Artifacts, 25–32 and threats to internal validity, 26–28
Attenuation, 132–133
Attitude scales (see Rating scales)
Attrition (see Participant loss)
Attention, measures of, 294–296
Autocorrelation, 163
Automatic evaluation, 303
Automaticity, 304–306
Awareness, by participants, 98–99, 102, 112–113, 293, 301–302

B
Balance, 318
Bargaining research, 89–90
Basic research, 24–25
Bias experimenter (see Expectancy effects) judgment, 4 measurement, 37–39, 53–56 methods, 50 observer, 31–32, 204–205, 210–211
Bipolar scales, 288, 289
Blind procedures, 106–107 double blind, 104
Blocked design, 71–73 and matching, 156–160 and stratification, 175
Blocking variable, 71, 127
Brainstorming groups, 326

C
CAPI (see Computer-assisted personal interviewing)
CATI (see Computer-assisted telephone interviewing)
Cardiovascular measures, 307
Category system, 211–221, 253–254 (see also Coding)
Causal models, 137–145 identification of, 142–143 recursive vs nonrecursive, 142
Causation, 18–20 bidirectional, 18 multidimensional, 135–136 third variable, 18–19, 134–135 unidirectional, 18
Census, 170
Ceteris paribus, 32
Change, assessment of, 151 and regression artifacts, 151–156
Choice matrix in pair comparison scaling, 268–269 in prisoner's dilemma, 90
Citation index, 336
Cloze procedure, 263
Cluster sampling, 179–182 multistage, 179–182
Clustering, in recall, 297–298
Codes of ethics, 352, 354 (see also Ethical standards)
Coding of archival data, 253–254 (see also Content analysis)

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