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Discovering Statistics Using IBM SPSS Statistics, 4th Edition

by: Field, Andy

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Publisher: SAGE PUBLICATIONS,15.01.13

Category: PSYCHOLOGY Level: B/I/A

ISBN: 1446249182
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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 ground-breaking structure and pedagogical approach, Discovering Statistics Using IBM SPSS Statistics is described as one of the most imaginative, engaging and fun-spirited 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 real-world 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 'Study-on-the-Go' 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 cross-disciplinary 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 multiple-choice 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 e-book 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 cross-disciplinary 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 CD-ROM?
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 (Box-Whisker 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 T-Test
The Dependent T-Test
The Independent T-Test
Between Groups Or Repeated Measures?
The T-Test 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 One-Way ANOVA On SPSS
Output From One-Way ANOVA
Calculating The Effect Size
Reporting Results From One-Way Independent ANOVA
Violations Of Assumptions In One-Way 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 (Between-Groups)
Factorial ANOVA Using SPSS
Output From Factorial ANOVA
Interpreting Interaction Graphs
Calculating Effect Sizes
Reporting The Results Of Two-Way 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 One-Way Repeated-Measures ANOVA
One-Way Repeated Measures ANOVA Using SPSS
Output For One-Way Repeated Measures ANOVA
Effect Sizes For Repeated Measures ANOVA
Reporting One-Way 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
Non-Parametric Tests
What Will This Chapter Tell Me?
When To Use Non-Parametric Tests
Comparing Two Independent Conditions: The Wilcoxon Rank Sum Test And Mann-Whitney Test
Comparing Two Related Conditions: The Wilcoxon Signed-Rank Test
Differences Between Several Independent Groups: The Kruskal-Wallis 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 Chi-Square Test
Doing Chi-Square On SPSS
Several Categorical Variables: Log-Linear 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 T-Distribution
Critical Values Of The F-Distribution
Critical Values Of The Chi-Square Distribution
References