A clear and comprehensive introduction to Statistics with step by step guidance on using SPSS to carry out statistical analysis. Understanding Statistics in Psychology with SPSS 8th edition is geared towards helping students to properly understand statistical techniques so gaining the confidence to apply them with the help of SPSS.
Understanding Statistics in Psychology with SPSS, eighth edition, offers students a trusted, straightforward, and engaging way of learning to do statistical analyses confidently using SPSS. Comprehensive and practical, the text is organised into short accessible chapters, making it the ideal text for undergraduate psychology students needing to get to grips with statistics in class or independently. Clear diagrams and full colour screenshots from SPSS make the text suitable for beginners while the broad coverage of topics ensures that students can continue to use it as they progress to more advanced techniques.
· Combines coverage of statistics with full guidance on how to use SPSS to analyse data.
· Suitable for use with all versions of SPSS.
· Examples from a wide range of real psychological studies illustrate how statistical techniques are used in practice.
· Includes clear and detailed guidance on choosing tests, interpreting findings and reporting and writing up research.
· Student-focused pedagogical approach including:
o Key concept boxes detailing important terms.
o Focus on sections exploring complex topics in greater depth.
o Explaining statistics sections clarify important statistical concepts.
Dennis Howitt and Duncan Cramer are with Loughborough University.