Statistics in Psychology

Statistics in Psychology


  • Author : Stephen Jones
  • Publisher : Macmillan International Higher Education
  • Release Date : 2010-09-15
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN 10 : 9781137282392


Statistics in Psychology Book Description :

A refreshing and much-needed introduction to statistics in psychology for students who 'don't get numbers'. Jones breaks from the traditional, numerical approaches, drawing on non-numerical examples and scenarios from both psychological literature and everyday life to explain key statistical concepts. This is an ideal companion to core textbooks.

Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology

Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology


  • Author : S Alexander Haslam
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release Date : 2014-02-13
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : 544
  • ISBN 10 : 9781446297582


Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology Book Description :

The second 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 second edition offers: 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 SPSS Extended coverage of qualitative methods ‘Research Bites’ in every chapter: thought-provoking examples of issues raised by contemporary society and research An extensive range of additional learning aids in the textbook to help reinforce learning and revision A host of on-line resources for instructors and students available on publication at www.sagepub.co.uk/haslamandmcgarty2e. Electronic inspection copies are available for instructors.

Statistics for Psychology

Statistics for Psychology


  • Author : Roger Watt
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications Limited
  • Release Date : 2019-05-20
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN 10 : 152644125X


Statistics for Psychology Book Description :

This concise, easy-to-understand and highly visual book helps students to understand the principles behind the many statistical practices. This text helps students to build a mental map to enable them to work their way through tests and procedures with a better level of understanding (and ultimately feel more confident and get better grades). Statistical analysis will also be covered in the book in the same simple-to-follow way, without messy details or complicated formulae. However, this approach does not lead to simple understanding. Instead it allows students to really grasp how to use, and be creative with, statistics. Key features: A principles-based approach, helping students to apply and adapt their skills to a variety of situation Test out principles in practice on the companion website with statistics scenarios Carefully designed graphics to explain statistical principles Links to relevant sources / further reading for statistical packages, so the book can be used as a portal to/ springboard for further study. Developed in conjunction with students means this book answers the key challenges students face. Based on a BPS commended programme Supported by a wealth of online resources at www.sagepub.co.uk/statisticsforpsychology

Statistics in Psychology Using R and SPSS

Statistics in Psychology Using R and SPSS


  • Author : Dieter Rasch
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2011-10-27
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : 448
  • ISBN 10 : 9781119952022


Statistics in Psychology Using R and SPSS Book Description :

Statistics in Psychology covers all statistical methods needed in education and research in psychology. This book looks at research questions when planning data sampling, that is to design the intended study and to calculate the sample sizes in advance. In other words, no analysis applies if the minimum size is not determined in order to fulfil certain precision requirements. The book looks at the process of empirical research into the following seven stages: Formulation of the problem Stipulation of the precision requirements Selecting the statistical model for the planning and analysis The (optimal) design of the experiment or survey Performing the experiment or the survey Statistical analysis of the observed results Interpretation of the results.

Statistics for Psychology

Statistics for Psychology


  • Author : Arthur Aron
  • Publisher : Prentice Hall
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Genre: Mathematics
  • Pages : 726
  • ISBN 10 : 0136010571


Statistics for Psychology Book Description :

This author team is committed to making statistics a highlight for psychology students! Now, in a 5th edition,Statistics for Psychology, continues to be an accessible, current, and interesting approach to statistics. With each revision, the authors have maintain those things about the book that have been especially appreciated, while reworking the text to take into account the feedback, their our own experiences, and advances and changes in the field. The fifth edition of this popular text uses definitional formulas to emphasize concepts of statistics, rather than rote memorization. This approach constantly reminds students of the logic behind what they are learning, and each procedure is taught both verbally and numerically, which helps to emphasize the concepts. Thoroughly revised, with new content and many new practice examples, this text takes the reader from basic procedures through analysis of variance (ANOVA). While learning statistics, students also learn how to read and interpret current research.

Statistics for Psychology  Pearson New International Edition

Statistics for Psychology Pearson New International Edition


  • Author : Arthur Aron, PH.D.
  • Publisher : Pearson Higher Ed
  • Release Date : 2013-10-03
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 728
  • ISBN 10 : 9781292051734


Statistics for Psychology Pearson New International Edition Book Description :

Emphasizing meaning and concepts, not just symbols and numbers Statistics for Psychology, 6th edition places definitional formulas center stage to emphasize the logic behind statistics and discourage rote memorization. Each procedure is explained in a direct, concise language and both verbally and numerically. MyStatLab is an integral part of the Statistics course. MyStatLab gives students practice with hundreds of homework problems. Every problem includes tools to help students understand and solve each problem - and grades all of the problems for instructors. MyStatLab also includes tests, quizzes, eText, a Gradebook, a customizable study plan, and much more. Learning Goals Upon completing this book, readers should be able to: Know both definitional and numerical formulas and how to apply them Understand the logic behind each formula Expose students to the latest thinking in statistical theory and application Prepare students to read research articles Learn how to use SPSS

Statistics for Research in Psychology
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Statistics for Research in Psychology


  • Author : Rick Gurnsey
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications
  • Release Date : 2017-08-11
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : 720
  • ISBN 10 : 9781506305202


Statistics for Research in Psychology Book Description :

Statistics for Research in Psychology by Rick Gurnsey offers an intuitive approach to statistics based on estimation for interpreting research in psychology. This innovative text covers topic areas in a traditional sequence but gently shifts the focus to an alternative approach using estimation, emphasizing confidence intervals, effect sizes, and practical significance, with the advantages naturally emerging in the process. Frequent opportunities for practice and step-by-step instructions for using Excel, SPSS, and R in appendices will help readers come away with a better understanding of statistics that will allow them to more effectively evaluate published research and undertake meaningful research of their own.

Psychology Statistics For Dummies

Psychology Statistics For Dummies


  • Author : Donncha Hanna
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2012-08-10
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : 464
  • ISBN 10 : 9781119953944


Psychology Statistics For Dummies Book 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 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