A Guide to Computing Statistics with SPSS for Windows Version 10

A Guide to Computing Statistics with SPSS for Windows Version 10

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This text is designed for statistics courses taught in departments of Psychology. SPSS Guide to Computing for Windows 10.0 walks students through the process of data analysis in straightforward, intuitive steps. Numerous informative illustrations and a wealth of relevant and insightful applied applications bolster the presentation of the material. This book was written as an accompanying text for the authors' own 'An Introduction to Statistics for Psychology 2e', although it can be used as a practical resource alongside virtually any statistics textbook.show more

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  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 172 x 232 x 16mm | 459.99g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 0130326852
  • 9780130326850

Table of contents

Preface1.How to access SPSS Release 10 for Windows and enter data 2.Describing variables: tables and diagrams 3.Describing variables numerically: averages, variation and spread4.Shapes of distribution of scores 5.Standard deviation: the standard unit of measurement in statistics 6.Relationship between two or more variables: diagrams and tables 7.Correlation coefficients: Pearson's correlation and Spearman's rho 8.Regression: prediction with precision 9.Samples and populations: generating a random sample 10.Selecting cases 11.Standard error 12.The t-test: comparing two samples of correlated/related scores 13.The t-test: comparing two samples of uncorrelated/unrelated scores 14.Chi-square: differences between samples of frequency data 15.Missing values 16.Recording values 17.Computing new variables 18.Ranking tests: non-parametric statistics 19.The valiance ration test: the f-ratio to compare two variances 20.Analysis of variance (ANOVA): introduction to the one-way uncorrelated ANOVA 21.Analysis of variance for correlated scores or repeated measures 22.Two-way analysis of variance for unrelated or uncorrelated scores23.Multiple comparisons in ANOVA 24.Analysis of covariance (ANCOVA) and two-way mixed analysis of variance (ANOVA) designs 25.Reading ASCII text files into the Data Editor 26.Partial correlation 27.Factor analysis 28.Stepwise multiple regression 29.Hierarchical mulitple regression 30.Item reliability and inter-rater agreement 31.Log-Linear analysisSupplement 1: SPSS Release 8 for WindowsSupplement 2: SPSS Release 9 for WindowsAppendix A Confidence intervalsAppendix B Other statistics on SPSSIndexshow more