Emphasizing the place of statistical analysis in the process of conducting research, from design to report writing, this accessible and straightforward guide takes a non-technical approach, encouraging the reader to understand why a particular test is being used and what the results mean in the context of a psychological study. The focus is on meaning and understanding rather than numerical calculation.
- Light and accessible style
- Descriptions of the most commonly used statistical tests and the principles that underlie them
- Real world psychological example datasets to aid the understanding of why statistics are valuable
- Boxes on common errors, tips and quotes
- Test yourself questions
The perfect introductory resource, Understanding and Using Statistics in Psychology will guide any student new to statistics effortlessly through the process of test selection and analysis.