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Statistics for Psychology: A Guide for Beginners
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Statistics for Psychology: A Guide for Beginners
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March 2019 | 288 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

This concise, easy-to-understand and highly visual book helps students to understand the principles behind the many statistical practices. This text helps students to build a mental map to enable them to work their way through tests and procedures with a better level of understanding (and ultimately feel more confident and get better grades). Statistical analysis will also be covered in the book in the same simple-to-follow way, without messy details or complicated formulae. However, this approach does not lead to simple understanding. Instead it allows students to really grasp how to use, and be creative with, statistics.

Key features: 

  • A principles-based approach, helping students to apply and adapt their skills to a variety of situation
  • Test out principles in practice on the companion website with statistics scenarios
  • Carefully designed graphics to explain statistical principles
  • Links to relevant sources / further reading for statistical packages, so the book can be used as a portal to/ springboard for further study.
  • Developed in conjunction with students means this book answers the key challenges students face.
  • Based on a BPS commended programme

Supported by a wealth of online resources at www.sagepub.co.uk/statisticsforpsychology  

 
Chapter 1: Why do we need statistics?
 
Chapter 2: The Research Cycle
 
Chapter 3: Variables,
 
Chapter 4: Relationships between Variables
 
Chapter 5: Uncertainty in Research
 
Chapter 6: Null Hypothesis Testing
 
Chapter 7: Statistical Tests for 1 Independent Variable
 
Chapter 8: Minimising Uncertainty: Research Design
 
Chapter 9: Measurements and Uncertainty
 
Chapter 10: Sampling and Uncertainty
 
Chapter 11: Hypotheses with More Than 1 Independent Variable
 
Chapter 12: Covariations: Relationships Between 2 Independent Variables
 
Chapter 12: Covariations: Relationships Between 2 Independent Variables

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