Statistics without Maths for Psychology (8e) : 9781292276434

Statistics without Maths for Psychology (8e)

Dancey,C et al
 
Edition
 
8
ISBN
 
9781292276434
ISBN 10
 
1292276436
Published
 
12/03/2020
Published by
 
Pearson United Kingdom
Pages
 
640
Format
 
In stock
 
Title type
Book
$96.99
 
 
Title type
 
$65.00
 
 
Description
Highly praised for its clear, straightforward approach, Statistics without Maths for Psychology 8th edition provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction to statistics and SPSS. This widely used and trusted textbook is packed with examples, activities and questions to help you to test your learning and deepen your understanding in a practical and manageable way.

Statistics without Maths for Psychology will help you to gain the confidence to apply statistical concepts and use SPSS to analyse data within your studies and future independent research.
Table of contents
  • 1 Variables and research design
  • 2 Introduction to SPSS
  • 3 Descriptive statistics
  • 4 Probability, sampling and distributions
  • 5 Hypothesis testing and statistical significance
  • 6 Correlational analysis: Pearson’s r
  • 7 Analyses of differences between two conditions: the t-test
  • 8 Issues of significance
  • 9 Measures of association
  • 10 Analysis of differences between three or more conditions
  • 11 Analysis of variance with more than one IV
  • 12 Regression analysis
  • 13 Analysis of three or more groups partialling out effects of a covariate
  • 14 Introduction to factor analysis
  • 15 Introduction to multivariate analysis of variance (MANOVA)
  • 16 Non-parametric statistics
  • Answers to activities and SPSS exercises
  • Appendix 1: Table of z-scores and the proportion of the standard normal distribution falling above and below each score
  • Appendix 2: Table r to zr
Features & benefits
Interactive pedagogical features help you to improve your understanding of the subject. These include:
  • Full-colour design and screenshots of the steps you need to take when using SPSS to help build understanding of and confidence in analysing data
  • Updated examples from literatures to keep you on track with recent developments
  • Interviews with researchers that enlighten you about their significant contributions to the field of psychology
  • Multiple choice questions at the end of each chapter enable you to check your understanding and progress.
Student supplements