Research Methods for the Behavioral Sciences

Welcome to the SAGE edge site for Research Methods for the Behavioral Sciences, Third Edition.

The SAGE edge site for Research Methods for the Behavioral Sciences 3e by Gregory J. Privitera offers a robust online environment you can access anytime, anywhere, and features an impressive array of free tools and resources to keep you on the cutting edge of your learning experience.


The engaging Third Edition of Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences shows students that statistics can be understandable, interesting, and relevant to their daily lives. Using a conversational tone, award-winning teacher and author Gregory J. Privitera speaks to the reader as researcher when covering statistical theory, computation, and application. Robust pedagogy allows students to continually check their comprehension and hone their skills when working through carefully developed problems and exercises that include current research and seamless integration of SPSS. This edition will not only prepare students to be lab-ready, but also give them the confidence to use statistics to summarize data and make decisions about behavior.


We gratefully acknowledge Gregory J. Privitera for writing an excellent text. Special thanks are also due to Stacy Bender, Sabrina Basile and Ramya Sreeramoju for developing the ancillaries on this site.