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Preface | |
Introduction | |
What's New? | |
Goodbye | |
How To Use The Book | |
What Background Knowledge Do I Need? | |
Do The Chapters Get More Difficult As I Go Through The Book? | |
Why Do I Keep Seeing Stupid Faces Everywhere? | |
What is on the CD-ROM? | |
Acknowledgements | |
Dedication | |
Symbols Used In This Book | |
Mathematical Operators | |
Greek Symbols | |
English Symbols | |
Home Maths Revision | |
Why Is My Evil Lecturer Forcing Me To Learn Statistics? | |
What Will This Chapter Tell Me? | |
What The Hell Am I Doing Here? I Don't Belong Here | |
Initial Observation: Finding Something That Needs Explaining | |
Generating Theories And Testing Them | |
What To Measure | |
How To Measure | |
Analysing Data | |
What Have I Discovered About Statistics? | |
Key Terms That I've Discovered | |
Smart Alex's Stats Quiz | |
Further reading | |
Interesting Real Research | |
Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Statistics (Well, Sort of) | |
What Will This Chapter Tell Me? | |
Building Statistical Models | |
Populations And Samples | |
Simple Statistical Models | |
Going Beyond The Data | |
Using Statistical Models To Test Research Questions | |
What Have I Discovered About Statistics? | |
Key Terms That I've Discovered | |
Smart Alex's Stats Quiz | |
Further reading | |
Interesting Real Research | |
The SPSS Environment | |
What Will This Chapter Tell Me? | |
Versions Of SPSS | |
Getting Started | |
The Data Editor | |
The SPSS Viewer | |
The SPSS Smartviewer | |
The Syntax Window | |
Saving Files | |
Retrieving A File | |
What Have I Discovered About Statistics? | |
Key Terms That I've Discovered | |
Smart Alex's Task | |
Further reading | |
Exploring Data With Graphs | |
What Will This Chapter Tell Me? | |
The Art Of Presenting Data | |
The SPSS Chart Builder | |
Histograms: A Good Way To Spot Obvious Problems | |
Boxplots (Box-Whisker Diagrams) | |
Graphing Means: Bar Charts And Error Bars | |
Line Charts | |
Graphing Relationships: The Scatterplot | |
Editing Graphs | |
What Have I Discovered About Statistics? | |
Key Terms That I've Discovered | |
Smart Alex's Tasks | |
Further reading | |
Interesting Real Research | |
Exploring Assumptions | |
What Will This Chapter Tell Me? | |
What Are Assumptions? | |
Assumptions Of Parametric Data | |
The Assumption Of Normality | |
Testing Whether A Distribution Is Normal | |
Testing For Homogeneity Of Variance | |
Correcting Problems In The Data | |
What Have I Discovered About Statistics? | |
Key Terms That I've Discovered | |
Smart Alex's Tasks | |
Further reading | |
Correlation | |
What Will This Chapter Tell Me? | |
Looking At Relationships | |
How Do We Measure Relationships? | |
Data Entry For Correlation Analysis Using SPSS | |
Bivariate Correlation | |
Partial Correlation | |
Comparing Correlations | |
Calculating The Effect Size | |
How To Report Correlation Coefficents | |
What Have I Discovered About Statistics? | |
Key Terms That I've Discovered | |
Smart Alex's Task | |
Further reading | |
Interesting Real Research | |
Regression | |
What Will This Chapter Tell Me? | |
An Introduction To Regression | |
Doing Simple Regression On SPSS | |
Interpreting A Simple Regression | |
Multiple Regression: The Basics | |
How Accurate Is My Regression Model? | |
How To Do Multiple Regression Using SPSS | |
Interpreting Multiple Regression | |
What If I Violate An Assumption? | |
How To Report Multiple Regression | |
Categorical Predictors And Multiple Regression | |
What Have I Discovered About Statistics? | |
Key Terms That I've Discovered | |
Smart Alex's Task | |
Further reading | |
Interesting Real Research | |
Logistic Regression | |
What Will This Chapter Tell Me? | |
Background To Logistic Regression | |
What Are The Principles Behind Logistic Regression? | |
Assumptions And Things That Can Go Wrong | |
Binary Logistic Regression: An Example That Will Make You Feel Eel | |
Interpreting Logistic Regression | |
How To Report Logistic Regression | |
Testing Assumptions: Another Example | |
Predicting Several Categories: Multinomial Logistic Regression | |
What Have I Discovered About Statistics? | |
Key Terms That I've Discovered | |
Smart Alex's Tasks | |
Further reading | |
Interesting Real Research | |
Comparing Two Means | |
What Will This Chapter Tell Me? | |
Looking At Differences | |
The T-Test | |
The Dependent T-Test | |
The Independent T-Test | |
Between Groups Or Repeated Measures? | |
The T-Test As A General Linear Model | |
What If My Data Are Not Normally Distributed? | |
What Have I Discovered About Statistics? | |
Key Terms That I've Discovered | |
Smart Alex's Task | |
Further reading | |
Interesting Real Research | |
Comparing Several Means: Anova (GLM 1) | |
What Will This Chapter Tell Me? | |
The Theory Behind ANOVA | |
Running One-Way ANOVA On SPSS | |
Output From One-Way ANOVA | |
Calculating The Effect Size | |
Reporting Results From One-Way Independent ANOVA | |
Violations Of Assumptions In One-Way Independent ANOVA | |
What Have I Discovered About Statistics? | |
Key Terms That I've Discovered | |
Smart Alex's Tasks | |
Further reading | |
Interesting Real Research | |
Analysis Of Covariance, Ancova (GLM 2) | |
What Will This Chapter Tell Me? | |
What Is ANCOVA? | |
Assumptions And Issues In ANCOVA | |
Conducting ANCOVA On SPSS | |
Interpreting The Output From ANCOVA | |
ANCOVA Run As A Multiple Regression | |
Testing The Assumption Of Homogeneity Of Regression Slopes | |
Calculating The Effect Size | |
Reporting Results | |
What To Do When Assumptions Are Violated In ANCOVA | |
What Have I Discovered About Statistics? | |
Key Terms That I've Discovered | |
Smart Alex's Tasks | |
Further reading | |
Interesting Real Research | |
Factorial Anova (GLM 3) | |
What Will This Chapter Tell Me? | |
Theory Of Factorial ANOVA (Between-Groups) | |
Factorial ANOVA Using SPSS | |
Output From Factorial ANOVA | |
Interpreting Interaction Graphs | |
Calculating Effect Sizes | |
Reporting The Results Of Two-Way ANOVA | |
Factorial ANOVA As Regression | |
What To Do When Assumptions Are Violated In Factorial ANOVA | |
What Have I Discovered About Statistics? | |
Key Terms That I've Discovered | |
Smart Alex's Tasks | |
Further reading | |
Interesting Real Research | |
Repeated Measures Designs (GLM 4) | |
What Will This Chapter Tell Me? | |
Introduction To Repeated Measures Designs | |
Theory Of One-Way Repeated-Measures ANOVA | |
One-Way Repeated Measures ANOVA Using SPSS | |
Output For One-Way Repeated Measures ANOVA | |
Effect Sizes For Repeated Measures ANOVA | |
Reporting One-Way Repeated Measures ANOVA | |
Repeated Measures With Several Independent Variables | |
Output For Factorial Repeated Measures ANOVA | |
Effect Sizes For Factorial Repeated Measures ANOVA | |
Reporting The Results From Factorial Repeated Measures ANOVA | |
What To Do When Assumptions Are Violated In Repeated Measures ANOVA | |
What Have I Discovered About Statistics? | |
Key Terms That I've Discovered | |
Smart Alex's Tasks | |
Further reading | |
Interesting Real Research | |
Fixed Design Anova (GLM 5) | |
What Will This Chapter Tell Me? | |
Fixed Designs | |
What Do Men And Women Look For In A Partner? | |
Fixed ANOVA On SPSS | |
Output For Mixed Factorial ANOVA: Main Analysis | |
Calculating Effect Sizes | |
Reporting The Results Of Mixed ANOVA | |
What Have I Discovered About Statistics? | |
Key Terms That I've Discovered | |
Smart Alex's Tasks | |
Further reading | |
Interesting Real Research | |
Nonparametric Tests | |
What Will This Chapter Tell Me? | |
When To Use Non-Parametric Tests | |
Comparing Two Independent Conditions: The Wilcoxon Rank Sum Test And Mann-Whitney Test | |
Comparing Two Related Conditions: The Wilcoxon Signed-Rank Test | |
Differences Between Several Independent Groups: The Kruskal-Wallis Test | |
Differences Between Several Related Groups: Friedman's ANOVA | |
What Have I Discovered About Statistics? | |
Key Terms That I've Discovered | |
Smart Alex's Tasks | |
Further reading | |
Interesting Real Research | |
Multivariate Analysis of Variance (Manova) | |
What Will This Chapter Tell Me? | |
When To Use MANOVA | |
Introduction: Similarities And Differences To ANOVA | |
Theory Of MANOVA | |
Practical Issues When Conducting MANOVA | |
MANOVA On SPSS | |
Output From MANOVA | |
Reporting Results From MANOVA | |
Following Up MANOVA With Discriminant Analysis | |
Output From The Discriminant Analysis | |
Reporting Results From Discriminant Analysis | |
Some Final Remarks | |
What To Do When Assumptions Are Violated In MANOVA | |
What Have I Discovered About Statistics? | |
Key Terms That I've Discovered | |
Smart Alex's Tasks | |
Further reading | |
Interesting Real Research | |
Exploratory Factor Analysis | |
What Will This Chapter Tell Me? | |
When To Use Factor Analysis | |
Factors | |
Discovering Factors | |
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