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. Brysbaert illustrates the key concepts using examples from psychological research, with clear formulas and explanations for calculations.
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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? The emphasis upon methods of statistical research in psychology is often overlooked by beginning undergraduate students and subsequently, many find difficulty in approaching this unexpected yet so often integral topic of any given psychology degree. Subsequently this clearly written and comprehensive textbook offers itself as a guide to those students looking for a clear introduction on how to use statistics in psychological research. Crucially, students will be equipped with the key methods of statistical inference and learn how to interpret the results of various statistical tests. Expect to learn how to summarise data using the frequency distribution, measures of central tendency, variability as well how to employ the t-test and non-parametric tests for various types of groups and samples. This core adoptable textbook covers all areas of undergraduate statistics, with good formulas and explanations for calculations and will aid students with the knowledge and tools necessary to developing their ability to conduct reliable and methodical research using statistics.
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.