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Making sense of data and statistics in psychology

Author: Gerry Mulhern; Brian Greer
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"Making Sense of Data and Statistics in Psychology confronts the pedagogic challenge of teaching statistics to students in psychology and related disciplines. Recognising the heterogeneous nature of students' mathematical backgrounds and motivations, the authors adopt an innovative approach while ensuring ready integration into orthodox undergraduate statistics courses at introductory and post-introductory levels.  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gerry Mulhern; Brian Greer
ISBN: 9780230205741 0230205747 9780230205925 0230205925
OCLC Number: 717302607
Notes: Greer's name appears first on the earlier edition.
Includes index.
Description: xv, 393 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Statistics in psychology --
pt. 1. Making sense of basic designs. Variables --
Describing and summarising data ; Seeking patterns in data : comparing ; Seeking patterns in data : correlating ; The relevance of probability ; Statistical tests : comparing ; Statistical tests : correlating ; Experimentation in psychology --
pt. 2. Making sense of bigger designs. Seeking patterns in data : comparing more than two groups ; Statistical tests : comparing more than two groups ; Seeking patterns in data : comparing more than one independent variable ; When variables collide : interactions ; Statistical tests : comparing more than one independent variable ; Relating : multiple variables ; Overview.
Responsibility: Gerry Mulhern, Brian Greer.

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