ISBN 9780470971246,Statistics In Psychology Using R And Spss

Statistics In Psychology Using R And Spss


Dieter Rasch


Wiley Blackwell



Wiley Blackwell

Publication Year 2012

ISBN 9780470971246

ISBN-10 047097124X

Hard Back

Number of Pages 564 Pages
Language (English)


Statistics in Psychology presents the statistical methods needed for education and research in psychology. This book explores the process of empirical research in the following seven stages: formulation of the problem, stipulation of the precision requirements, selecting the statistical model for the planning and analysis, the (optimal) design of the experiment or survey, performing the experiment or the survey, statistical analysis and the interpretation of the observed results. Key features: Explores solutions to real life problems by using software packages R and SPSS, whilst keeping formulae to a minimum. Addresses simple statistics along with univariate and multivariate methods and experimental design, such as accurate calculation of sample sizes. Discusses and uses results on characteristics of statistical test procedures Is supported by an accompanying website featuring R and SPSS. The authors address both basic and advanced levels. Students of psychology will find this book useful, as well as researchers and students in the social and behavioural sciences.