An Introduction to Statistics in Psychology

Author: Dennis Howitt,Duncan Cramer

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 9780131399853

Category: Psychology

Page: 488

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Statistics can be difficult, but this revised 3rd edition of Introduction to Statistics in Psychology makes it much easier. Any psychology student, whether at introductory, intermediate or advanced level will find the book a very useful companion to their statistics course.
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An Introduction to Statistics in Psychology

Author: Dennis Howitt,Duncan Cramer

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Psychology

Page: 482

View: 5149

"Statistics for psychology statistics can be tricky, but this revised edition of Howitt and Cramer's popular guide to statistics for psychology makes it much easier. Students at all levels will find the jargon-free style and comprehensive yet accessible approach indispensable. The book is laid out with great visual clarity, making it a highly effective teaching and learning tool. Complex mathematics is kept to a minimum and concepts that are often difficult to grasp are explained step-by-step, using a wide variety of examples."
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An Introduction to Statistics in Psychology

A Complete Guide for Students

Author: Dennis Howitt,Duncan Cramer

Publisher: Harvester/Wheatsheaf

ISBN: N.A

Category: Psychology

Page: 377

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Focusing for the first time on the current needs and teaching methods for both students and lecturers, this represents acomplete package for teaching statistics to psychology undergraduates. As well as a core textbook introducing topics in an accessible, jargon-free way, a separate book, A Guide to Computing Statistics with SPSS for Windows, shows how to apply the concepts in practice. An additional Instructor's Manual provides the lecturer with multiple choice and other assessment material. Concepts that are often difficult to grasp, such as multivariate analyses, are explained step-by-step using many examples from published research. The package covers everything necessary for an undergraduate psychology student and is therefore useful at various levels within a course. Instructor's Manual is available.
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Introduction to Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology

Author: R. A. McQueen,Christina Knussen

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 9780131249400

Category: Psychology

Page: 437

View: 6249

The book, in combination with its website, provides a complete introduction to research and statistical analysis which will satisfy the needs of all psychology students undertaking projects and assignments throughout their degree studies.
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Introduction to SPSS in Psychology

For Version 16 and Earlier

Author: Dennis Howitt,Duncan Cramer

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 9780132051644

Category: Psychology

Page: 377

View: 9092

Introduction to SPSS in Psychology 4/e, makes using SPSS for the analysis of data quick and simple. This student-friendly text offers the most comprehensive coverage of statistical techniques and how SPSS can handle and manipulate all kinds of data. The fourth edition provides new and extended coverage of what needs to be known about each statistical and data analysis procedure. The user is given a step-by-step guide through what kinds of data to enter and how; the SPSS steps needed to complete the analysis; and how to understand and write-up the results of the analysis. In no time, users will gain confidence that they understand a full range of statistical techniques and how to use them in practice. This book is accompanied by a CD containing datasets, worked examples and exercises to allow practice and revision of techniques covered in the book.
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Introduction to SPSS Statistics in Psychology

For Version 19 and Earlier

Author: Dennis Howitt,Duncan Cramer

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 9780273734260

Category: Psychology

Page: 512

View: 1168

Introduction to SPSS Statistics in Psychology, 5th edition, offers comprehensive and engaging coverage of how to carry out statistical analyses using SPSS Statistics. Fully updated to include an even wider range of statistical methods and to incorporate the latest version of SPSS Statistics, this text offers clear, step-by-step instruction and advice to students on using SPSS Statistics to analyse psychological data. Suitable for students to use alongside lectures or independently when needing to get to grips with SPSS Statistics. "An indispensable guide to SPSS, especially tailored for psychology students at all levels. The new edition is greatly enhanced by several new features, including chapters on the analysis of moderator variables, statistical power, meta-analysis, and the use of SPSS syntax. It is superbly presented and illustrated with excellent step-by-step procedures and guides to the interpretation" Professor Ronnie Wilson, University of Ulster
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Introduction to Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology

Author: Hugh Coolican

Publisher: Hodder Education Publishers

ISBN: 9780340679371

Category: Psychology

Page: 290

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This is the ideal text for students who have never studied psychology before, particularly from a statistical angle. It will also benefit those who don't feel confident enough to tackle the more advanced text, Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology, Third Edition.It also contains suggested reading, exercises, and structured questions with answers provided. As such, it builds a strong foundation on which more sophisticated data handling skills can be developed. Teachers and lecturers will find it suitable for using with the new AS courses.
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Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology

Author: Dennis Howitt,Duncan Cramer

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 9780132051637

Category: Psychology

Page: 439

View: 8673

Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology, secondedition,provides clear, comprehensive and innovative coverage of quantitative and qualitative research methods for psychology students throughout their studies. In this essential text for psychology students, the research process is broken down into manageable steps to equip students with the skills to ask intelligent research questions, carry out a literature review, choose an appropriate research design, carry out data collection and write up their findings. Throughout the book research examples are discussed which offer an insight into how research advances our understanding in areas such as forensic, social, educational, and abnormal psychology.
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Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology

Author: S Alexander Haslam,Craig McGarty

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1526453797

Category: Psychology

Page: 584

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The third edition of Haslam and McGarty's best-selling textbook, Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology, provides students with a highly readable and comprehensive introduction to conducting research in psychology. The book guides readers through the range of choices involved in design, analysis, and presentation and is supplemented by a range of practical learning features both inside the book and online. These draw on the authors' extensive experience as frontline researchers and provide step-by-step guides to quantitative and qualitative methods and analyses. Written in an accessible and engaging style, this text encourages deep engagement with its subject matter and is designed to inspire students to feel passionate for the research process as a whole. This third edition offers: Updated ‘Research Bites’ in every chapter: a space to step back from the text and reflect on the ways in which it relates both to issues in the world at large and to contemporary debates in psychology Updated coverage of experimental design, survey research and ethics More expansive coverage of qualitative methods A comprehensive guide to the process of conducting psychological research from the ground up — covering multiple methodologies, experimental and survey design, data analysis, ethics, and report writing An extensive range of quantitative methods together with detailed step-by-step guides to running analyses using SPS Online resources and videos to help reinforce learning and revision for instructors and students available at study.sagepub.com/haslamandmcgarty3e
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Explaining Psychological Statistics

Author: Barry H. Cohen

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470007184

Category: Psychology

Page: 825

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This comprehensive graduate-level statistics text is aimed at students with a minimal background in the area or those who are wary of the subject matter. The new edition of this successful text will continue to offer students a lively and engaging introduction to the field, provide comprehensive coverage of the material, and will also include examples and exercises using common statistical software packages (SPSS).
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Doing Psychology

An Introduction to Research Methodology and Statistics

Author: Dr S Alexander Haslam,S. Alexander Haslam Craig McGarty,Dr Craig McGarty

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9781446226872

Category:

Page: 312

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Doing Psychology ... challenges the reader to become active in the development and understanding of psychological research and to be critical in its application. " "Academics will find the text would easily complement the structure of an introductory course. Overall this book is written clearly and concisely, adopting a conversational tone, and utilizes a structure that students can easily follow without the techniques and concepts being oversimplified. " "Doing Psychology is certainly a text well worth considering in introductory courses, or as a refresher text for those who need to revise key techniques. The text would provide students with a good foundation for advanced design and statistics courses' - "Australian Psychologist " Doing Psychology is a sound text with clear and accurate explanations in areas which it covers' - "South African Journal of Psychology " This textbook provides a clear introduction to the principal research methods and statistical procedures that underpin psychological research. The authors build a carefully integrated understanding of the research process from the ground up, and address the many challenges confronting students of psychology - issues surrounding, among other things, research goals, methodological choices and strategy, multiple approaches to statistical inference and ethical controversies. Using words and diagrams rather than numbers and equations, Doing Psychology offers a highly readable guide to how to design, analyze and evaluate experiments and surveys in psychological research. An Instructor's Manual is available upon request.
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Psychology Statistics For Dummies

Author: Donncha Hanna,Martin Dempster

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119953944

Category: Psychology

Page: 464

View: 7816

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 provides you 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
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Introduction to Statistics and SPSS in Psychology

Author: Andrew Mayers

Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed

ISBN: 0273731025

Category: Psychology

Page: 632

View: 440

Introduction to Statistics and SPSS in Psychology guides the reader carefully and concisely up the statistics staircase to success. Each step is supported by helpful visuals as well as advice on how to overcome problems. Interactive, lively, but never patronising, this is the complete guide to statistics that will take readers through their degree course from beginning to end. Take a step in the right direction and tackle statistics head on with this visual introduction.
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Statistics with Confidence

An Introduction for Psychologists

Author: Michael Smithson

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9780761960317

Category: Psychology

Page: 446

View: 4338

This textbook offers an accessible and comprehensive introduction to statistics for all undergraduate psychology students, but particularly those in their second and third years who have already covered an initial introductory course. It covers all of the key areas in quantitative methods including sampling, significance tests, regression, and multivariate techniques and incorporates a range of exercises and problems at the end of each chapter for the student to follow. The free CD-ROM with tutorial modules complements and enhances the exercises in the text, offers scope for distance learning, and makes both the traditional and non-traditional approaches much more accessible. Key points of the book a
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Introduction to Statistics with SPSS for Social Science

Author: Gareth Norris,Faiza Qureshi,Dennis Howitt,Duncan Cramer

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317861833

Category: Social Science

Page: 496

View: 7183

This is a complete guide to statistics and SPSS for social science students. Statistics with SPSS for Social Science provides a step-by-step explanation of all the important statistical concepts, tests and procedures. It is also a guide to getting started with SPSS, and includes screenshots to illustrate explanations. With examples specific to social sciences, this text is essential for any student in this area.
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Introduction to Research Methods and Data Analysis in Psychology

Author: Darren Langdridge,Gareth Hagger-Johnson

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 9780131982031

Category: Psychology

Page: 558

View: 3683

This is a comprehensive introduction to research methods and data analysis. The book assumes no previous knowledge of research methods or psychology and provides an accessible and jargon-free way into this frequently difficult topic area.
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An Introduction to Statistics and Research Methods

Becoming a Psychological Detective

Author: Stephen F. Davis,Randolph A. Smith

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780131505117

Category: Psychology

Page: 610

View: 9929

Using student research projects and drawing parallels with detective work, "An Introduction to Research Methods and Statistics" engages the reader and encourages active involvement. The authors use a lively, conversational tone that makes the material accessible and inviting. This text also provides special pedagogical features to facilitate learning.
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Learning From Data

An Introduction To Statistical Reasoning

Author: Arthur Glenberg,Matthew Andrzejewski

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136676627

Category: Education

Page: 580

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Learning from Data focuses on how to interpret psychological data and statistical results. The authors review the basics of statistical reasoning to helpstudents better understand relevant data that affecttheir everyday lives. Numerous examples based on current research and events are featured throughout.To facilitate learning, authors Glenberg and Andrzejewski: Devote extra attention to explaining the more difficult concepts and the logic behind them Use repetition to enhance students’ memories with multiple examples, reintroductions of the major concepts, and a focus on these concepts in the problems Employ a six-step procedure for describing all statistical tests from the simplest to the most complex Provide end-of-chapter tables to summarize the hypothesis testing procedures introduced Emphasizes how to choose the best procedure in the examples, problems and endpapers Focus on power with a separate chapter and power analyses procedures in each chapter Provide detailed explanations of factorial designs, interactions, and ANOVA to help students understand the statistics used in professional journal articles. The third edition has a user-friendly approach: Designed to be used seamlessly with Excel, all of the in-text analyses are conducted in Excel, while the book’s CD contains files for conducting analyses in Excel, as well as text files that can be analyzed in SPSS, SAS, and Systat Two large, real data sets integrated throughout illustrate important concepts Many new end-of-chapter problems (definitions, computational, and reasoning) and many more on the companion CD Online Instructor’s Resources includes answers to all the exercises in the book and multiple-choice test questions with answers Boxed media reports illustrate key concepts and their relevance to realworld issues The inclusion of effect size in all discussions of power accurately reflects the contemporary issues of power, effect size, and significance. Learning From Data, Third Edition is intended as a text for undergraduate or beginning graduate statistics courses in psychology, education, and other applied social and health sciences.
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