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ProfessorBrian Haig

Psychology 203
Internal Phone: 92073


Research Interests

Research interests range across the subject areas of theoretical psychology, research methodology, educational theory and science studies. Work in these areas are characterized and held together by a commitment to a scientific realist view of science. Recent research has tended to focus on the methodological foundations of both quantitative and qualitative research methods, and theory construction strategies in the behavioural sciences.

Recent Publications

  • Haig BD. (2018) The philosophy of quantitative methods. New York: Oxford University Press. i-156.
  • Haig BD. (2017) Tests of statistical significance made sound. Educational and Psychological Measurement 77
  • Haig BD. (2016) Is psychology suffering from a replication crisis? Department of Psychology, University of Canterbury, Christchurch.
  • Haig BD. (2016) Handbook of the Psychology of Science. American Journal of Psychology 129(1): 91-95.
  • Haig BD. (2016) Realist foundations for construct validity. Chicago, IL, USA: 28th Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science, 29 May 2016