Discovering Statistics Using IBM SPSS Statistics, 4th Edition
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**THIS IS FOR THE STANDALONE TEXT BOOK. FOR THE PAPERBACK PLUS EBOOK PACKAGE, PLEASE PERFORM A NEW SEARCH USING THE FOLLOWING ISBN13: 9781446263914** PRESCRIBED TEXT FOR PSYC302 AT UNE, TRIMESTER 2 2013 Unrivalled in the way it makes the teaching of statistics compelling and accessible to even the most anxious of students, the only statistics textbook you and your students will ever need just got better! With its groundbreaking structure and pedagogical approach, Discovering Statistics Using IBM SPSS Statistics is described as one of the most imaginative, engaging and funspirited textbooks of the 21st Century, a textbook that has transformed the ways in which students engage with statistics. Andy Field's distinctive teaching style filters into the text combining humor, a host of interesting realworld research examples and characters that play central pedagogical roles all with the intention of making complex statistical theory and SPSS material accessible for students and lecturers alike. The new edition provides better accessibility to its key features and more instructor resources to support the changing ways in which students wish to access material. New to the 4th Edition  ˇNEWˇ Online homework and assessment facility powered by WebAssignAŽ enables you, no matter your course size, to quickly and easily set regular online assignments for your students, test them securely chapter by chapter and provide them with extra opportunities to reinforce class learning through additional online practice  all backed up with immediate online feedback about their performance.  ˇNEWˇ 'StudyontheGo' mobile version of the online student resources encourages students equipped with smartphones and tablets to explore further into each chapter's topic by enabling instant access to additional online learning and revision material such as the SPSS videos or answers to end of chapter questions.  ˇNEWˇ Education and Sport Sciences online datasets and testbanks with enhanced ones for Psychology, Business and Management and the Health Sciences make the book even more relevant to a wider range of subjects across the social sciences and where statistics is taught to a crossdisciplinary audience. Major Updates to the 4th Edition  Fully compatible with recent SPSS releases up to and including version 21  With a surprise new character to introduce them, a greater selection of webcasts including SPSS instructional videos and podcasts on the Companion Website help students walk through SPSS analyses when you can't be there to guide them, as well as to cement knowledge of concepts and procedures.  An overhauled and expanded testbank of multiplechoice questions for instructors to further test and monitor students' progress Key updates to the fourth edition: . SAGE MobileStudy  enables students to study on the go by scanning any QR code within the book to access revision material on their smartphone or tablet. . WebAssignŽ  enables instructors to manage and monitor student's progress quickly and easily online. Instructors are able to set up and schedule assignments and track individual performance. WebAssignŽ also enables instructors to set questions for their students to practice, providing them with instant feedback whilst linking to the relevant chapter or section in the integrated ebook to help illustrate the correct solution. . New lecturer support materials for Education and Sport Sciences with enhanced materials for Psychology, Business and Management and the Health Sciences, making the book even more relevant to a wider range of subjects and where statistics is taught to a crossdisciplinary audience. . Fully compatible with recent IBM SPSS Statistics releases up to and including version 21. . Two new characters: Statistical cult leader Oditi provides students with access to video clips to help further understanding of statistical/SPSS concepts, while Confusius helps students to make better sense of statistical terms. Preface Introduction What's New? Goodbye How To Use The Book What Background Knowledge Do I Need? Do The Chapters Get More Difficult As I Go Through The Book? Why Do I Keep Seeing Stupid Faces Everywhere? What is on the CDROM? Acknowledgements Dedication Symbols Used In This Book Mathematical Operators Greek Symbols English Symbols Home Maths Revision Why Is My Evil Lecturer Forcing Me to Learn Statistics? What Will This Chapter Tell Me? What The Hell Am I Doing Here? I Don't Belong Here Initial Observation: Finding Something That Needs Explaining Generating Theories And Testing Them Data Collection Part 1: What To Measure Data Collection Part 2: How To Measure Analyzing Data What Have I Discovered About Statistics? Key Terms That I've Discovered Smart Alex's Stats Quiz Further Reading Interesting Real Research Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Statistics (Well, Sort of) What Will This Chapter Tell Me? Building Statistical Models Populations And Samples Simple Statistical Models Going Beyond The Data Using Statistical Models To Test Research Questions What Have I Discovered About Statistics? Key Terms That I've Discovered Smart Alex's Stats Quiz Further Reading Interesting Real Research The SPSS Environment What Will This Chapter Tell Me? Versions Of SPSS Getting Started The Data Editor The SPSS Viewer The SPSS Smartviewer The Syntax Window Saving Files Retrieving A File What Have I Discovered About Statistics? Key Terms That I've Discovered Smart Alex's Task Further Reading Exploring Data with Graphs What Will This Chapter Tell Me? The Art Of Presenting Data The SPSS Chart Builder Histograms: A Good Way To Spot Obvious Problems Boxplots (BoxWhisker Diagrams) Graphing Means: Bar Charts And Error Bars Line Charts Graphing Relationships: The Scatterplot Editing Graphs What Have I Discovered About Statistics? Key Terms That I've Discovered Smart Alex's Tasks Further Reading Interesting Real Research Exploring Assumptions What Will This Chapter Tell Me? What Are Assumptions? Assumptions Of Parametric Data The Assumption Of Normality Testing Whether A Distribution Is Normal Testing For Homogeneity Of Variance Correcting Problems In The Data What Have I Discovered About Statistics? Key Terms That I've Discovered Smart Alex's Tasks Further Reading Correlation What Will This Chapter Tell Me? Looking At Relationships How Do We Measure Relationships? Data Entry For Correlation Analysis Using SPSS Bivariate Correlation Partial Correlation Comparing Correlations Calculating The Effect Size How To Report Correlation Coefficents What Have I Discovered About Statistics? Key Terms That I've Discovered Smart Alex's Task Further Reading Interesting Real Research Regression What Will This Chapter Tell Me? An Introduction To Regression Doing Simple Regression On SPSS Interpreting A Simple Regression Multiple Regression: The Basics How Accurate Is My Regression Model? How To Do Multiple Regression Using SPSS Interpreting Multiple Regression What If I Violate An Assumption? How To Report Multiple Regression Categorical Predictors And Multiple Regression What Have I Discovered About Statistics? Key Terms That I've Discovered Smart Alex's Task Further Reading Interesting Real Research Logisitic Regression What Will This Chapter Tell Me? Background To Logistic Regression What Are The Principles Behind Logistic Regression? Assumptions And Things That Can Go Wrong Binary Logistic Regression: An Example That Will Make You Feel Eel Interpreting Logistic Regression How To Report Logistic Regression Testing Assumptions: Another Example Predicting Several Categories: Multinomial Logistic Regression What Have I Discovered About Statistics? Key Terms That I've Discovered Smart Alex's Tasks Further Reading Interesting Real Research Comparing Two Means What Will This Chapter Tell Me? Looking At Differences The TTest The Dependent TTest The Independent TTest Between Groups Or Repeated Measures? The TTest As A General Linear Model What If My Data Are Not Normally Distributed? What Have I Discovered About Statistics? Key Terms That I've Discovered Smart Alex's Task Further Reading Interesting Real Research Comparing Several Means: ANOVA (GLM 1) What Will This Chapter Tell Me? The Theory Behind ANOVA Running OneWay ANOVA On SPSS Output From OneWay ANOVA Calculating The Effect Size Reporting Results From OneWay Independent ANOVA Violations Of Assumptions In OneWay Independent ANOVA What Have I Discovered About Statistics? Key Terms That I've Discovered Smart Alex's Tasks Further Reading Interesting Real Research Analysis of Covariance, ANCOVA (GLM 2) What Will This Chapter Tell Me? What Is ANCOVA? Assumptions And Issues In ANCOVA Conducting ANCOVA On SPSS Interpreting The Output From ANCOVA ANCOVA Run As A Multiple Regression Testing The Assumption Of Homogeneity Of Regression Slopes Calculating The Effect Size Reporting Results What To Do When Assumptions Are Violated In ANCOVA What Have I Discovered About Statistics? Key Terms That I've Discovered Smart Alex's Tasks Further Reading Interesting Real Research Factorial ANOVA (GLM 3) What Will This Chapter Tell Me? Theory Of Factorial ANOVA (BetweenGroups) Factorial ANOVA Using SPSS Output From Factorial ANOVA Interpreting Interaction Graphs Calculating Effect Sizes Reporting The Results Of TwoWay ANOVA Factorial ANOVA As Regression What To Do When Assumptions Are Violated In Factorial ANOVA What Have I Discovered About Statistics? Key Terms That I've Discovered Smart Alex's Tasks Further Reading Interesting Real Research Repeated Measures Designs (GLM 4) What Will This Chapter Tell Me? Introduction To Repeated Measures Designs Theory Of OneWay RepeatedMeasures ANOVA OneWay Repeated Measures ANOVA Using SPSS Output For OneWay Repeated Measures ANOVA Effect Sizes For Repeated Measures ANOVA Reporting OneWay Repeated Measures ANOVA Repeated Measures With Several Independent Variables Output For Factorial Repeated Measures ANOVA Effect Sizes For Factorial Repeated Measures ANOVA Reporting The Results From Factorial Repeated Measures ANOVA What To Do When Assumptions Are Violated In Repeated Measures ANOVA What Have I Discovered About Statistics? Key Terms That I've Discovered Smart Alex's Tasks Further Reading Interesting Real Research Fixed Design ANOVA (GLM 5) What Will This Chapter Tell Me? Fixed Designs What Do Men And Women Look For In A Partner? Fixed ANOVA On SPSS Output For Mixed Factorial ANOVA: Main Analysis Calculating Effect Sizes Reporting The Results Of Mixed ANOVA What Have I Discovered About Statistics? Key Terms That I've Discovered Smart Alex's Tasks Further Reading Interesting Real Research NonParametric Tests What Will This Chapter Tell Me? When To Use NonParametric Tests Comparing Two Independent Conditions: The Wilcoxon Rank Sum Test And MannWhitney Test Comparing Two Related Conditions: The Wilcoxon SignedRank Test Differences Between Several Independent Groups: The KruskalWallis Test Differences Between Several Related Groups: Friedman's ANOVA What Have I Discovered About Statistics? Key Terms That I've Discovered Smart Alex's Tasks Further Reading Interesting Real Research Multivariate Analysis of Variance (MANOVA) What Will This Chapter Tell Me? When To Use MANOVA Introduction: Similarities And Differences To ANOVA Theory Of MANOVA Practical Issues When Conducting MANOVA MANOVA On SPSS Output From MANOVA Reporting Results From MANOVA Following Up MANOVA With Discriminant Analysis Output From The Discriminant Analysis Reporting Results From Discriminant Analysis Some Final Remarks What To Do When Assumptions Are Violated In MANOVA What Have I Discovered About Statistics? Key Terms That I've Discovered Smart Alex's Tasks Further Reading Interesting Real Research Exploratory Factor Analysis What Will This Chapter Tell Me? When To Use Factor Analysis Factors Discovering Factors Research Example Running The Analysis Interpreting Output From SPSS How To Report Factor Analysis Reliability Analysis How To Report Reliability Analysis What Have I Discovered About Statistics? Key Terms That I've Discovered Smart Alex's Task Further Reading Interesting Real Research Categorical Data What Will This Chapter Tell Me? Analysing Categorical Data Theory Of Analysing Categorical Data Assumptions Of The ChiSquare Test Doing ChiSquare On SPSS Several Categorical Variables: LogLinear Analysis Assumptions In Loglinear Analysis Loglinear Analysis Using SPSS Output From Loglinear Analysis Following Up Loglinear Analysis Effect Sizes In Loglinear Analysis Reporting The Results Of Loglinear Analysis What Have I Discovered About Statistics? Key Terms That I've Discovered Smart Alex's Tasks Further Reading Interesting Real Research Multilevel Linear Models What Will This Chapter Tell Me? Hierarchical Data Theory Of Multilevel Linear Models The Multilevel Model Some Practical Issues Multilevel Modelling On SPSS Growth Models How To Report A Multilevel Model What Have I Discovered About Statistics? Key Terms That I've Discovered Smart Alex's Tasks Further Reading Interesting Real Research Epilogue Glossary Appendices Table Of The Standard Normal Distribution Critical Values Of The TDistribution Critical Values Of The FDistribution Critical Values Of The ChiSquare Distribution References
