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Special Resources for Lab
Research with Human Subjects - Kent IRB
This site provides information on the procedures for conducting research with human subjects. Forms and guidelines are located on this site.
Comprehensive library guide on how to use SPSS. Includes tutorials and guidance on how to form queries.
This library guide provides information on how to construct surveys using Qualtrics.
Finding Tests and Measures
Rand Healthcare Surveys and Questionnaires
These surveys are public documents, available without charge, for non-commercial purposes. Provided by the Rand Corporation, a nonprofit institution that seeks to improve policy and decision-making through research and analysis.
A variety of measures made available by Dr. Charles Carver, University of Miami. For instance, COPE is a measure of coping; LOT-R measures optimism-pessimism;MAQ, a measure of adult attachment qualities.
Psychology Lab Open Textbooks
Research Methods in Psychology
The overarching goal of this textbook is to present the basics of psychological research methods — focusing on the concepts and skills that are most widely shared within the discipline — emphasizing both their centrality to our field and their contribution to our understanding of human behavior.