Detailed table of contents: Langston, W. (2011). Research Methods Laboratory Manual for Psychology (3rd Ed.). Pacific Grove, CA: Wadsworth.

Part One: Single-Subject, Observation, Survey, and Correlation Research

Chapter 1: Single-Subject Designs
The elevator comes faster if I turn my back to it
Introduction: Single-Subject Designs
Target Article: Superstition

Chapter 2: Observation Research
Stop looking at me like that
Introduction: Observing Behavior
Target Article: Staring Detection

Chapter 3: Survey Research
Tell me something (vaguely) good
Introduction: Conducting a Survey
Target Article: The Forer Effect (or Barnum effect)

Chapter 4: Correlation Research 1
Pseudoscience is for people who are bad at math
Introduction: Finding Relationships
Target Article: Reasoning and Paranormal Belief

Chapter 5: Correlation Research 2
The “paranormal” personality
Introduction: Finding Relationships
Target Article: The Personality of Paranormal Believers

Chapter 6: Correlation Research 3
My hand is no good at keeping secrets
Introduction: Finding Relationships
Target Article: Graphology and Personality

Part II: Experimental designs

Chapter 7: Two Group Experiments
I’ll believe it if you see it
Introduction: What Is an Experiment?
Target Article: Social Enhancement of Pyramid Power

Chapter 8: One-Way Designs
I remember reading this chapter before
Introduction: Experiments with More Than Two Groups and One Independent Variable
Target Article: Misremembering the Paranormal

Chapter 9: Factorial Designs 1
?siht daer uoy naC
Introduction: Experiments with Two or More Independent Variables
Target Article: Hearing Backwards Messages

Chapter 10: Factorial Designs 2
It gets sticky when I rub it
Introduction: Experiments with Two or More Independent Variables
Target Article: The Ideomotor Effect

Chapter 11: Field Experiments
It’s almost as good as making the team
Introduction: Field Experiments
Target Article: Magical Thinking

Appendixes

Appendix A
Institutional Review Boards

Appendix B
Writing Results Sections

Appendix C
Presenting Your Work

Appendix D
Evaluating Sources

Appendix E
Discriminating Science from Pseudoscience

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