Advanced Statistics in Research: Reading, Understanding, and Writing Up Data Analysis Results

Advanced Statistics in Research: Reading, Understanding, and Writing Up Data Analysis Results

by Larry Hatcher


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780985867003
Publisher: Shadow Finch Media LLC
Publication date: 01/07/2013
Pages: 646
Sales rank: 250,970
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Author. Larry Hatcher Ph.D. is author or co-author of five textbooks that show how to perform statistical analyses using the SAS and JMP applications. These include A Step-by-Step Approach to Using SAS for Univariate & Multivariate Statistics (co-authored with Norm O'Rourke and Edward Stepanski) and the widely-cited A Step-By-Step Approach to Using the SAS System for Factor Analysis and Structural Equation Modeling. Larry earned his doctorate in industrial and organizational psychology from Bowling Green State University in 1983. He won the Cecil M. Freeburne Award for Excellence in Teaching at Bowling Green State University in 1981, was named the Outstanding Junior Professor at Winthrop University in 1987, and won the Best Paper Prize for an article published in the Journal of Organizational Behavior (co-authored by Tim Ross) in 1991. He is currently Professor of Psychology at Saginaw Valley State University where he teaches courses on elementary and advanced statistics.

Table of Contents

What This Book Will Do

Basic Concepts in Research and Statistics

Central Tendency, Variability, And Descriptive Statistics

Z Scores and Area Under the Normal Curve

The Big-Three Results in Research Articles

Bivariate Correlation

Bivariate Regression

Partial Correlation and Statistical Control

Multiple Regression I: Basic Concepts

Multiple Regression Ii: Advanced Concepts

Discriminant Analysis

Logistic Regression


Analysis of Covariance (ANCOVA)

Exploratory Factor Analysis

SEM I: Path Analysis with Manifest Variables

SEM II: Confirmatory Factor Analysis

SEM III: Path Analysis with Latent Factors


Learning More About Statistics

Appendix A: Questionnaire on Eating and Exercising

Appendix B: Basics of APA Format (And How This Book Sometimes Deviates)

Appendix C: Statistical Tables



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