Data Analysis for the Behavioral Sciences Using SPSS

  • Sharon L. Weinberg
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This text is written from the perspective that statistics is an integrated set of tools used together to uncover the story contained in numerical data. Accordingly, the text comes with a disk containing a series of real data sets to motivate discussions of appropriate methods of analysis. The presentation is informal, yet rigorous; it is based on a conceptual approach supported by an understanding of underlying mathematical foundations. Students learn that more than one method of analysis is typically needed and that an ample characterization of results is a critical component of any data analytic plan. The use of real data and SPSS to perform computations and create graphical summaries not only enables a greater emphasis on conceptual understanding and interpretation, but also allows students to study statistics in a way that reflects statistical practice.
1. Introduction; 2. Examining univariate distributions; 3. Measures of location, spread, and skewness; 4. Re-expressing variables; 5. Exploring relationships between two variables; 6. Simple linear regression; 7. Probability fundamentals; 8. Theoretical probability models; 9. The role of sampling in inferential statistics; 10. Inferences involving the mean of a single population when o is known; 11. Inferences involving the mean when o is not known: one and two sample designs; 12. One-way analysis of variance; 13. Two-way analysis of variance; 14. Correlation and simple regression as inferential techniques; 15. An introduction to multiple regression; 16. Nonparametric methods; Appendix A. Data set descriptions; Appendix B. SPSS macro to generate a sampling distrubution of means; Appendix C. Statistical tables; Appendix D. References; Appendix E. Solutions to exercises.
Uitgavejaar 2002
ISBN 9780521632089
Verschijningsdatum 1 apr. 2002
Omvang 752
Auteur(s) Sharon L. Weinberg
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