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EVERYTHING YOU WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT STATISTICS (WELL, SORT OF)

Building Statistical Models

Populations and Samples

Simple Statistical Models

Frequency Distributions

Is My Sample Representative of the Population?

Linear Models

How Can We Tell If Our Model Represents the Real World?

THE SPSS ENVIRONMENT

Versions of SPSS

Getting Started

The Data Editor

The Output Viewer

The Syntax Window

Saving Files

Retrieving a File

EXPLORING DATA

Parametric Data

Graphing and Screening Data

Exploring Groups of Data

Testing Whether a Distribution is Normal

Testing for Homogeneity of Variance

Graphing Means

CORRELATION

How Do We Measure Relationships?

Data Entry for Correlation Analysis Using SPSS

Graphing Relationships

The Scatterplot

Bivariate Correlation

Partial Correlation

How To Report Correlation Coefficients

REGRESSION

An Introduction to Regression

Doing Simple Regression on SPSS

Interpreting a Simple Regression

Multiple Regression

The Basics

How Accurate Is My Regression Model?

How To Do Multiple Regression Using SPSS

Interpreting Multiple Regression

How To Report Multiple Regression

Categorical Predictors and Multiple Regression

LOGISTIC REGRESSION

Background to Logistic Regression

What Are the Principles behind Logistic Regression?

Running the Analysis

A Research Example

Interpreting Logistic Regression

How To Report Logistic Regression

Another Example

Testing for Multicollinearity

Things That Can Go Wrong

COMPARING TWO MEANS

Revision of Experimental Research

Inputting Data and Displaying Means with Error Bar Charts

Testing Differences between Means

The t-Test

The Dependent t-Test

The Independent t-Test

Between Groups or Repeated Measures?

The t-Test as a General Linear Model

What If Our Data Are Not Normally Distributed?

COMPARING SEVERAL MEANS: ANOVA (GLM 1)

The Theory behind ANOVA

Running One-Way ANOVA on SPSS

Output from One-Way ANOVA

Calculating the Effect Size

Reporting Results from One-Way Independent ANOVA

Violations of Assumptions in One-Way Independent ANOVA

ANALYSIS OF COVARIANCE, ANCOVA (GLM 2)

What Is ANCOVA?

Conducting ANCOVA on SPSS

Interpreting the Output from ANCOVA

ANCOVA Run as a Multiple Regression

Additional Assumptions in ANCOVA

Calculating the Effect Size

Reporting Results

FACTORIAL ANOVA (GLM 3)

Theory of Factorial ANOVA (Between Groups)

Factorial ANOVA Using SPSS

Output from Factorial ANOVA

Interpreting Interaction Graphs

Calculating Effect Sizes

Reporting the Results of Two-Way ANOVA

Factorial ANOVA as Regression

REPEATED-MEASURES DESIGNS (GLM 4)

Introduction to Repeated-Measures Designs

Theory of One-Way Repeated-Measures ANOVA

One-Way Repeated-Measures ANOVA Using SPSS

Output for One-Way Repeated-Measures ANOVA

Effect Sizes for Repeated-Measures ANOVA

Reporting One-Way Repeated-Measures ANOVA

Repeated-Measures with Several Independent Variables

Output for Factorial Repeated-Measures ANOVA

Effect Sizes for Factorial Repeated-Measures ANOVA

Reporting the Results from Factorial Repeated-Measures ANOVA

MIXED DESIGN ANOVA (GLM 5)

Mixed ANOVA on SPSS

Output for Mixed Factorial ANOVA

Main Analysis

Calculating Effect Sizes

Reporting the Results of Mixed ANOVA

NON-PARAMETRIC TESTS

Comparing Two Independent Conditions

The Wilcoxon Rank-Sum Test and Mann-Whitney Test

Comparing Two Related Conditions

The Wilcoxon Signed-Rank Test

Differences between Several Independent Groups

The Kruskal-Wallis Test

Differences between Several Related Groups

Friedman's ANOVA

MULTIVARIATE ANALYSIS OF VARIANCE (MANOVA)

Introduction

Similarities and Differences to ANOVA

Theory of MANOVA

Assumptions of MANOVA

MANOVA on SPSS

Output from MANOVA

Following Up MANOVA with Discriminant Analysis

Output from the Discriminant Analysis

EXPLORATORY FACTOR ANALYSIS

Factors

Discovering Factors

Research Example

Running the Analysis

Interpreting Output from SPSS

Reliability Analysis

CATEGORICAL DATA

Theory of Analyzing Categorical Data

Assumptions of the Chi-Square Test

Doing Chi-Square on SPSS

Several Categorical Variables

Log Linear Analysis

Assumptions in Loglinear Analysis

Loglinear Analysis Using SPSS

Output from Loglinear Analysis

Following Up Loglinear Analysis

Effect Sizes in Loglinear Analysis

Reporting the Results of Loglinear Analysis

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:

SPSS for Windows.

Social sciences -- Statistical methods -- Computer programs.