Introduction to SPSS in Psychology: For Version 16 and Earlier

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9780132051644: Introduction to SPSS in Psychology: For Version 16 and Earlier

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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Review:

‘A much greater emphasis on simplicity of presentation, explanation and clear step-by-step examples makes this new edition an essential student-friendly resource”

Chad Shepherd, Student, London South Bank University, UK

  

‘The text is student friendly and utilises real data sets, providing step-by-step illustrations and screenshots. This textbook makes light work of both the basic features and the more advanced elements of SPSS.’

Mary Low, St AndrewsUniversity 

From the Back Cover:

Dennis Howitt and Duncan Cramer

 

Introduction to SPSS in Psychology

For Version 16 and earlier

 

Fourth Edition

 

"Precise and rigorous but at the same time practical and helpful"

Professor James A Hampton, City University

 

‘A much greater emphasis on simplicity of presentation, explanation and clear step-by-step examples makes this new edition an essential student-friendly resource”

Chad Shepherd, Student, London South Bank University, UK

 

‘The text is student friendly and utilises real data sets, providing step-by-step illustrations and screenshots. This textbook makes light work of both the basic features and the more advanced elements of SPSS.’

Mary Low, St AndrewsUniversity 

 

 

Introduction to SPSS in Psychology, fourth edition, makes using SPSS for the analysis of data quick and simple.  It offers the most comprehensive coverage of statistical techniques and how SPSS can handle and manipulate all kinds of data.

Just follow the screenshots and commentary in order to carry out a perfect analysis for the simplest or most complex data. At every step, the user is helped by clear advice and suggestions from authors familiar with the problems that users of SPSS may have. 

The fourth edition provides new and extended coverage of what needs to be known about each statistical and data analysis procedure. The user is guided 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.

 

Key features

·         Offers detailed and user-friendly guidance on the full range of statistical techniques required at all levels of research

·         Explains step by step how to enter, analyse and interpret data using SPSS

·         Gives detail about what to report and how to report it

 

New to the fourth edition

·         Features an extended discussion of what each statistical technique involves; when it is used; when it shouldn’t be used; the sorts of data required for the analysis; and common problems that cause users difficulty

·         Offers an improved structure to help users navigate the chapters more quickly and effectively

·         Includes new chapters on MANOVA and discriminant function analysis as well as a comprehensive glossary

·         Features examples from many fields of psychology to help users understand the range of applications of statistics in data analysis

 

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This book is accompanied by a CD containing datasets, worked examples and exercises to allow practice and revision of techniques covered in the book.

 

About the authors

Dennis Howitt is Reader in Psychology and Duncan Cramer is Professor of Psychology at LoughboroughUniversity. 

 

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