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Meta-Analytic Procedures for Social Research

Meta-Analytic Procedures for Social Research

  • Robert Rosenthal - University of California, Riverside, USA, Harvard University, USA

168 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Praised in the first edition for the clarity of his general framework for conceptualizing meta-analysis, Rosenthal's revised edition covers the latest techniques in the field, such as a new effect size indicator for one size data, a new coefficient of robustness of replication, new procedures for combining and comparing effect sizes for multiple dependent variables, and new data on the magnitude of the problem of incomplete retrieval (the file drawer problem).
Defining Research Results
Retrieving and Assessing Research Results
Comparing and Combining Research Results
Combining Probabilities
Illustrations of Meta-Analytic Procedures
The Evaluation of Meta-Analytic Procedures and Meta-Analytic Results

Robert Rosenthal

Professor Rosenthal's research has centered for over 40 years on the role of the self-fulfilling prophecy in everyday life and in laboratory situations. Special interests include the effects of teacher's expectations on students' academic and physical performance, the effects of experimenters' expectations on the results of their research, and the effects of clinicians' expectations on their patients' mental and physical health. For some 40 years he has been studying the role of nonverbal communication in (a) the mediation of interpersonal expectancy effects and in (b) the relationship between members of small work groups and small social... More About Author

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