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Research Methods (8th edition)

WEB Links to Topics
Covered in Chapter 9

Listed below are several links to Web sites that include information about topics covered in this chapter. We will be periodically updating this list to keep it fresh and interesting. If you know of a good site on a topic of relevance to this chapter, we would appreciate hearing about it. Contact Mike Raulin with your suggestions. We will be sure to give you credit for suggesting high quality sites in future updates.


Laboratory Automation

Association for Laboratory Automation
Information about the organization and its Annual Convention.

Laboratory Automation & Information Management
An online journal dealing exclusively with the automation of all kinds of laboratory procedures.

Instruments and Supplies for Laboratory Automation
A list of sites that sell or describe laboratory automation equipment.


Research Design

Dissertation Proposal Workshop
A practically oriented site from the University of California at Berkeley for people who are planning to conduct a research project.

Institutional Review Board Guidebook: Consideration of Research Design
This gives you insights into how and why the research design is an ethical issue to be considered by the IRB. This manual is published by the Health and Human Services Administration of the federal government.

Choose Your Research Methods Wisely
A feature of the gradPSYCH portion of the APA website. This is geared to helping graduate students in psychology navigate grad school and prepare for careers in psychology.

Research Design Lessons
A series of downloadable lessons on various topics of research design, courtesy of Dr. Karl L. Wuensch of the Department of Psychology at East Carolina University.

Quantitative Research Design
A discussion of quantitative research methods.


Alcohol and Drug Abuse

National Institute on Drug Abuse
This federal agency is focused on education and interventions to stem the tide of drug abuse.

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
The official web site of the Institute within the National Institutes on Health dealing with research on alcohol abuse.

Alcoholism and Substance Abuse
A resource center with information on alcoholism.

Association for Addiction Professionals
A professional organization for people who diagnose and treat addictions.

Prevention Online
This site is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

The Christopher D. Smithers Foundation
Homepage for a Foundation devoted that concentrates on alcoholism as a disease.