Easy Statistics in Psychology: A BPS Guide / Edition 1

Easy Statistics in Psychology: A BPS Guide / Edition 1

by Mark Forshaw
     
 

ISBN-10: 1405139579

ISBN-13: 9781405139571

Pub. Date: 12/04/2007

Publisher: Wiley

Designed for those approaching this subject for the first time, Easy Statistics in Psychology is a short, readable guide to the ideas behind statistical formulae and the benefits that a rigorous statistical approach brings to psychological research. Packed with useful analogies, it helps students get beyond the numbers.

  • Focuses on the ideas and

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Overview

Designed for those approaching this subject for the first time, Easy Statistics in Psychology is a short, readable guide to the ideas behind statistical formulae and the benefits that a rigorous statistical approach brings to psychological research. Packed with useful analogies, it helps students get beyond the numbers.

  • Focuses on the ideas and practicalities of statistics in psychology, rather than an array of complex numbers and formulas
  • Covers the key tests and concepts relevant to the undergraduate student
  • Includes a helpful section on the uses and abuses of statistics, outlining when the specific tests can be used and when they should not
  • Written by the author of Your Undergraduate Psychology Project: A BPS Guide (Blackwell, 2004)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405139571
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/04/2007
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.31(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

1. An Introduction to Measuring Things.

2. Variance and More.

3. Probability, Power and Error.

4. First Steps in Inferential Testing.

5. Analysis of Variance.

6. Correlation and Regression.

7. Factor Analysis.

8. Goodness of Fit and Chi-Squared.

9. Non-parametric Tests.

10. Rarely Used Tests in the Seedy Underbelly of Statistics.

References.

Further Reading.

Index

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