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Author Brysbaert, Marc.

Title Basic statistics for psychologists / Marc Brysbaert
Published Houndsmill, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011


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Description xiv, 413 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents Preface -- 1. Using statistics in psychology research -- 2. Summarising data using the frequency distribution -- 3. Summarising data using measures of central tendency -- 4. Summarising data using measures of variability -- 5. Standardised scores, normal distribution and probability -- 6. Using the t-test to measure the difference between independent groups -- 7. Interpreting the results of a statistical test -- 8. Non-parametric tests of difference between independent groups -- 9. Using the t-test to measure change in related samples -- 10. Non-parametric tests to measure changes in related samples -- 11. Improving predictions through the Pearson correlation coefficient -- 12. Improving predictions through non-parametric tests -- 13. Using analysis of variance (ANOVA) for multiple independent variables -- 14. Going further : more than two levels and multiple predictors
Summary "Basic Statistics for Psychologists combines clear explanations of statistical concepts and tests with a guide to using SPSS, providing an invaluable resource for psychology students. Highly readable and with innovative learning features throughout, this book offers a comprehensive introduction to statistics and their use in social science"--Provided by publisher
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Psychology -- Statistical methods.
Psychology -- statistics & numerical data [MESH]
Psychometrics [MESH]
Psychology -- statistics & numerical data.
LC no. 2011007010
ISBN 9780230275423 paperback
0230275427 paperback