Introduction to Statistics in Psychology

Author: Dennis Howitt,Duncan Cramer

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 9780132051613

Category: Psychology

Page: 527

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Introduction to Statistics in Psychology4th edition is the complete guide to statistics for psychology students. Its range is exceptional in order to meet student needs throughout their undergraduate degree and beyond. By keeping to simple mathematics, step by step explanations of all the important statistical concepts, tests and procedures ensure that students understand data analysis properly. Pedagogical features such as ‘research design issues’, ‘calculations’ and the advice boxes help structure study into manageable sections whilst the overview and key points help with revision. Plus this 4th edition includes even more examples to bring to life how different statistical tests can be used in different areas of psychology.
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Introduction to SPSS in Psychology

With Supplements for Releases 10, 11, 12 and 13

Author: Dennis Howitt,Duncan Cramer

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 9780131399860

Category: Psychology

Page: 237

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Introduction to SPSS in Psychology Using SPSS effectively is about student confidence. With Introduction to SPSS in Psychology, students will quickly master statistical analysis with SPSS. Screenshots of all of the steps for each statistical technique give students that crucial confidence that they are on top of their analysis. Key features of the output are highlighted graphically and explained. Models of how to report the findings are provided for all techniques. Introduction to SPSS in Psychology is designed for use with SPSS12 and 13 but is just as effective with SPSS 10 and 11. It presents to students, beginners as well as more advanced students, an excellent, uncluttered, hands-on guide to the most common statistical package for psychologists. Introduction to SPSS in Psychology can be used alone or to complement the authors' Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology and Introduction to Statistics in Psychology also published by Prentice Hall. Key Features - A full range of statistics are covered, from the simplest to the advanced, all with equal clarity - Explains the practical application of statistics to data- Explains step-by-step how to enter, analyse, interpret and report data- Gives detail about what to report and how to report it - Web based supplementary material available Dennis Howitt and Duncan Cramer are both Readers in Psychology at Loughborough University
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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

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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: R. A. McQueen,Christina Knussen

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 9780131249400

Category: Psychology

Page: 437

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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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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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Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology

Author: Dennis Howitt,Duncan Cramer

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 9780132051637

Category: Psychology

Page: 439

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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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Psychology Statistics For Dummies

Author: Donncha Hanna,Martin Dempster

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119953944

Category: Psychology

Page: 464

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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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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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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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Explaining Psychological Statistics

Author: Barry H. Cohen

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118652142

Category: Psychology

Page: 848

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Praise for the previous edition of ExplainingPsychological Statistics "I teach a master's level, one-semester statistics course, andit is a challenge to find a textbook that is at the right level.Barry Cohen's book is the best one I have found. . . . I like thefact that the chapters have different sections that allow theprofessor to decide how much depth of coverage to include inhis/her course. . . . This is a strong and improved edition of analready good book." —Karen Caplovitz Barrett, PhD, Professor, and AssistantDepartment Head of Human Development and Family Studies, ColoradoState University "The quality is uniformly good. . . . This is not the firststatistics text I have read but it is one of the best." —Michael Dosch, PhD, MS, CRNA, Associate Professor andChair, Nurse Anesthesia, University of Detroit Mercy A clear and accessible statistics text— now fully updatedand revised Now with a new chapter showing students how to apply the righttest in the right way to yield the most accurate and true result,Explaining Psychological Statistics, Fourth Edition offers studentsan engaging introduction to the field. Presenting the material in alogically flowing, non-intimidating way, this comprehensive textcovers both introductory and advanced topics in statistics, fromthe basic concepts (and limitations) of null hypothesis testing tomixed-design ANOVA and multiple regression. The Fourth Edition covers: Basic statistical procedures Frequency tables, graphs, and distributions Measures of central tendency and variability One- and two-sample hypothesis tests Hypothesis testing Interval estimation and the t distribution
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Statistics with Confidence

An Introduction for Psychologists

Author: Michael Smithson

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9780761960317

Category: Psychology

Page: 446

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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 and SPSS in Psychology

Author: Andrew Mayers

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 9780273731016

Category: Psychology

Page: 611

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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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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

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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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Introduction to Forensic and Criminal Psychology

Author: Dennis Howitt

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 9780131297586

Category: Psychology

Page: 456

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Howitt's Forensic and Criminal Psychology, 2nd edition is an engaging introduction to an increasingly popular subject. It is comprehensive, detailed, and written with students in mind. With its effective organization and useful features, the book ensures readers become comfortable with theory whilst describing the practical nature of forensic psychology. Forensic and Criminal Psychology remains the best introduction to the field. The 2nd edition has been substantially extended with the addition of new and up-to-date material from the latest research together with new chapters on property crime and victims. The key features for enhanced usefulness include: key research studies and theories described in depth; issues important to the professional work of forensic psychologists discussed in detail; crucial aspects of the law as it affects forensic and criminal psychology research and practice are explained; a strongly international perspective; each chapter starts with a detailed summary; and key points are highlighted at the end of each chapter. themes of Forensic Psychology in Action, Key Concepts, and Controversies. A companion website is available to enhance the study experience. Dennis Howitt is Reader in Applied Psychology at Loughborough University.
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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

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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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A Guide to Computing Statistics with SPSS for Windows

Author: Dennis Howitt,Duncan Cramer

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780137291977

Category: Social Science

Page: 197

View: 5587

Focusing on the current needs and teaching methods for both students and lecturers, this text shows how to apply the concepts in practice using SPSS for Windows.
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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: 371

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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Understanding and Using Statistics in Psychology

A Practical Introduction

Author: Jeremy Miles,Philip Banyard

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1848604599

Category: Psychology

Page: 368

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`There are few people who can write about research methods in a lively and engaging way, but Miles and Banyard are amongst them. As well as being an exceptionally clear introduction to research methods, it is full of amusing asides and anecdotes that make you want to read more. A hugely enjoyable book' - Dr Andy Field, University of Sussex Understanding and Using Statistics in Psychology takes the fear out of psychological statistics to help students understand why statistics are carried out, how to choose the best test and how to carry out the tests and understand them. Taking a non-technical approach, it encourages the reader to understand why a particular test is being used and what the results mean in the context of a psychological study, focusing on meaning and understanding rather than mindless numerical calculation. Key features include: - A light and accessible style - Descriptions of the most commonly used statistical tests and the principles that underlie them - Real world examples to aid the understanding of why statistics are valuable - Boxes on common errors, tips and quotes - Test yourself questions The perfect introductory resource, Understanding and Using Statistics in Psychology will guide any student new to statistics effortlessly through the process of test selection and analysis. (Read Jeremy Miles's blog and access other useful information on statistics now at www.jeremymiles.co.uk)
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