Statistics in Psychology: Explanations Without Equations

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Macmillan International Higher Education, Sep 15, 2010 - Psychology - 240 pages
A refreshing and much-needed introduction to statistics in psychology for students who 'don't get numbers'. Jones breaks from the traditional, numerical approaches, drawing on non-numerical examples and scenarios from both psychological literature and everyday life to explain key statistical concepts. This is an ideal companion to core textbooks.
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 Variables and participants
1
Chapter 2 Descriptive statistics
39
Chapter 3 Prelude to testing
76
Chapter 4 Inferential statistics
107
And finally
198
Appendix
200
Glossary
202
References
210
Answers to selftests
215
Index
219
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STEPHEN JONES is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Psychology at the University of the West of England, UK, where he has been teaching Experimental Psychology, Research Methods and Statistics for the past ten years. He is a Chartered Psychologist, Chartered Scientist, Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

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