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Psychology Statistics For Dummies (PDF eBook)


Psychology Statistics For Dummies (PDF eBook)

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Psychology Statistics For Dummies (PDF eBook)

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Psychology Statistics For Dummies (PDF eBook)

Description

The introduction to statistics that psychology students can't afford to be without Understanding statistics is a requirement for obtaining and making the most of a degree in psychology, a fact of life that often takes first year psychology students by surprise. Filled with jargon-free explanations and real-life examples, Psychology Statistics For Dummies makes the often-confusing world of statistics a lot less baffling, and providesyou with the step-by-step instructions necessary for carrying out data analysis. Psychology Statistics For Dummies: Serves as an easily accessible supplement to doorstop-sized psychology textbooks Provides psychology students with psychology-specific statistics instruction Includes clear explanations and instruction on performing statistical analysis Teaches students how to analyze their data with SPSS, the most widely used statistical packages among students

Contents

Introduction 1 Part I: Describing Data 7 Chapter 1: Statistics? I Thought This Was Psychology! 9 Chapter 2: What Type of Data Are We Dealing With? 19 Chapter 3: Inputting Data, Labelling and Coding in SPSS 27 Chapter 4: Measures of Central Tendency 53 Chapter 5: Measures of Dispersion 73 Chapter 6: Generating Graphs and Charts 91 Part II: Statistical Significance 111 Chapter 7: Understanding Probability and Inference 113 Chapter 8: Testing Hypotheses 123 Chapter 9: What s Normal about the Normal Distribution? 139 Chapter 10: Standardised Scores 155 Chapter 11: Effect Sizes and Power 165 Part III: Relationships between Variables 183 Chapter 12: Correlations 185 Chapter 13: Linear Regression 211 Chapter 14: Associations Between Discrete Variables 243 Part IV: Analysing Independent Groups Research Designs 265 Chapter 15: Independent t-tests and Mann-Whitney Tests 267 Chapter 16: Between-Groups ANOVA 285 Chapter 17: Post Hoc Tests and Planned Comparisons for Independent Groups Designs 313 Part V: Analysing Repeated Measures Research Designs 327 Chapter 18: Paired t-tests and Wilcoxon Tests 329 Chapter 19: Within-Groups ANOVA 347 Chapter 20: Post Hoc Tests and Planned Comparisons for Repeated Measures Designs 379 Chapter 21: Mixed ANOVA 395 Part VI: The Part of Tens 415 Chapter 22: Ten Pieces of Good Advice For Inferential Testing 417 Chapter 23: Ten Tips for Writing Your Results Section 421 Index 425

Publisher:
Wiley
Imprint:
For Dummies
Format:
eBook
Pages:
462 pages
Publication Date:
17 Mar 2016
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