Introduction to SPSS in Psychology: With Supplements for Releases 10, 11, 12 and 13

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Prentice Hall, 2005 - Psychology - 237 pages
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Introduction to SPSS in Psychology Using SPSS effectively is about student confidence. With Introduction to SPSS in Psychology, students will quickly master statistical analysis with SPSS. Screenshots of all of the steps for each statistical technique give students that crucial confidence that they are on top of their analysis. Key features of the output are highlighted graphically and explained. Models of how to report the findings are provided for all techniques. Introduction to SPSS in Psychology is designed for use with SPSS12 and 13 but is just as effective with SPSS 10 and 11. It presents to students, beginners as well as more advanced students, an excellent, uncluttered, hands-on guide to the most common statistical package for psychologists. Introduction to SPSS in Psychology can be used alone or to complement the authors' Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology and Introduction to Statistics in Psychology also published by Prentice Hall. Key Features - A full range of statistics are covered, from the simplest to the advanced, all with equal clarity - Explains the practical application of statistics to data- Explains step-by-step how to enter, analyse, interpret and report data- Gives detail about what to report and how to report it - Web based supplementary material available Dennis Howitt and Duncan Cramer are both Readers in Psychology at Loughborough University

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Kerry Sheldon is Lecturer in Psychology and Criminology at the University of Gloucestershire. She trained in investigative psychology at the University of Liverpool before obtaining her PhD in psychology at the University of Sciences at Loughborough University. In between these, she worked for the probation service in sex offender treatment where she first encountered Internet sex offenders. She has substantial publications in the field of sex offending and the Internet.

Dennis Howitt is reader in Applied Psychology in the Department of Social Sciences at Loughborough University. he is a Fellow of the British Psychological Society and a chartered psychologist. His books in the field of crime and sex abuse include paedophiles and Sexual Offences Against Children (Wiley, 1995), Crime, The Media and the Law (Wiley, 1998) and Child Abuse Errors (Harvester Wheatsheaf, 1992). He is author of Introduction to Forensic and Criminal Psychology (2nd edition, Pearson Education, 2006). He has published books in the field of race with Kwame Owusu-Bempah including Psychology Beyond Western Perspectives (British Psychological Society, 2000) and The Racism of Psychology (Harvester Wheatsheaf, 1994). Amongst his well-known methods textbooks with Duncan Cramer are Introduction to Statistics in Psychology (4th edition, Pearson Education 2008). Introduction to SPSS in Psychology (4th Edition, Pearson Education 2008) and Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology (2nd edition, Pearson Education 2008).

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