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Basic Statistics for Psychologists
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BASIC STATISTICS FOR PSYCHOLOGISTS

PAPERBACK BY BRYSBAERT, MARC

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ISBN
9780230275423
IMPRINT
PALGRAVE
 
 
EDITION
1ST ED. 2011
PUBLISHER
PALGRAVE MACMILLAN
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FORMAT
PAPERBACK
PAGES
432 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
08 JUN 2011

DESCRIPTION

Basic Statistics for Psychologists combines clear explanations of statistical concepts and tests with a guide to using SPSS, providing an invaluable resource for psychology students. Highly readable and with innovative learning features throughout, this book offers a comprehensive introduction to statistics and their use in social science

CONTENTS

Preface.- Using statistics in psychology research.- Summarising data using the frequency distribution.- Summarising data using measures of central tendency.- Summarising data using measures of variability.- Standardised scores, normal distribution and probability.- Using the t-test to measure the difference between independent groups.- Interpreting the results of a statistical test.- Using non-parametric tests to measure the difference between independent groups.- Using the t-test to measure change in related samples.- Using non-parametric tests to measure change in related samples.- Improving predictions through the Pearson correlation coefficient.- Improving predictions through non-parametric tests: The Spearman rank correlation and the chi-square test for independence.- Using analysis of variance (ANOVA) to compare more than two conditions.- Post-hoc tests in ANOVA and multiple regression analysis.