Written by an experienced teacher of statistics, the new edition of this accessible yet authoritative textbook covers all areas of undergraduate statistics and provides a firm foundation upon which students can build their own knowledge. This engaging and informative guide is essential reading for undergraduate psychology students taking courses in research methods and statistics. Please sign in to write a review. If you have changed your email address then contact us and we will update your details.
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Basic Statistics for Psychologists combines clear explanations of statistical concepts and tests with a guide to using SPSS, providing an invaluable resource for psychology students.
It is well structured and student friendly. The formulas and calculations are well-presented and explained with a clear overall approach and a logical order of topics. It is a useful resource for psychology students and a helpful introduction to statistics in general.
Previously he was Professor of Psychology at Royal Holloway, University of London, where he taught both statistics and research methods and developed this textbook. Marc has extensive publishing experience and has written the market-leading book on 'Conceptual and Historical Issues in Psychology', published by Pearson, as well as a Dutch Handbook of Psychology, and more. An entry level statistics text that provides a firm and logical foundation for building students' statistical knowledge and confidence.
Combines clear explanations of concepts and tests with concise guide to using SPSS. In addition, detailed guides to using Excel and R in conjunction with this book are available on its companion website. With an engaging modern design and plenty of student-friendly pedagogical features to support the reader, including tips performance and learning checks and recaps, lecturers can be reassured that their students will gain a comprehensive understanding of the 'maths behind stats', taking the fear out of this sometimes difficult-to-grasp subject.
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Basic Statistics for Psychologists
Would you like to tell us about a lower price? If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Written by an experienced teacher of statistics, the new edition of this accessible yet authoritative textbook covers all areas of undergraduate statistics and provides a firm foundation upon which students can build their own knowledge. Featuring new chapters on Bayesian and multiple regression analysis, this book gives students a working understanding of how to conduct reliable and methodical research using statistics.
Basic Statistics for Psychologists. Marc Brysbaert. Looking for a book on stats that you can really understand? Worried about the maths? Basic Statistics for Psychologists takes a fresh and readable approach to statistics, combining: - Clear explanations of the key statistical concepts and tests used in psychology research - A thorough yet easy-to-follow presentation of the mathematics that gives you the tools you need for data analysis and research design - Chapter-by-chapter guidance for carrying out tests using SPSS - An easily navigable layout filled with learning features that help you check your understanding and avoid common pitfalls Using examples from psycholoigcal research to illustrate the essential concepts, this succinct and manageable book takes the fear out of maths and SPSS, and provides a firm foundation from which to build your knowledge of statistics. In addition, the companion website for Basic Statistics for Psychologists includes multiple choice questions, a guide to carrying out the statistical tests in the book using Microsoft Excel, and a wealth of extra resources for psychology students, including links for further reading online. Visit the companion website www.
Previously he was Professor of Psychology at Royal Holloway, University of London, where he taught both statistics and research methods. Marc has extensive publishing experience and has written the market-leading book on 'Conceptual and Historical Issues in Psychology', published by Pearson, as well as a Dutch Handbook of Psychology, and more. Using statistics in psychology research. Summarising data using the frequency distribution. Summarising data using measures of central tendency.