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Easyguide to Research Design and Spss - (Paperback)

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This guide explains the basic designs and analyses for developing research projects in psychology and provides guidelines on how to conduct analyses, understand the SPSS output, determine whether the prediction was supported, and communicate findings. It covers the connection between design and analysis, the different types of variables in research and ways to measure them, and choosing variables, the number of variables, and the number of participants to include in research; using the statistical software package SPSS, including it is structured to enter data, how to run statistical analyses, how to interpret the output, how to set up data files, and how to use the software to run statistical analyses for different types of data; types of design and statistical analyses, including between-groups designs, within-groups designs, mixed designs, correlational analyses, research focused on simple frequency data, and power analyses; and making decisions about design and analysis, with sample results sections for each type of design and frequently asked questions. This edition has new decision trees to help students understand the connection between research designs and statistical analyses, a new chapter on factorial designs, a new chapter on effect sizes, step-by-step instructions on using G*Power, and new screenshots. Annotation ©2018 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (
Number of Pages: 289
Genre: Psychology
Series Title: Sage Easyguide
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Sage Pubns
Author: Beth M. Schwartz & Janie H. Wilson & Dennis M. Goff
Language: English
Street Date: March 8, 2018
TCIN: 53393711
UPC: 9781506385488
Item Number (DPCI): 248-66-0967

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