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Statistics with Confidence An Introduction for Psychologists by Michael Smithson
  

Statistics with Confidence An Introduction for Psychologists

Part of the Sage Foundations of Psychology Series Series

Synopsis

Statistics with Confidence An Introduction for Psychologists by Michael Smithson

This textbook offers an accessible and comprehensive introduction to statistics for all undergraduate psychology students, but particularly those in their second and third years who have already covered an initial introductory course. It covers all of the key areas in quantitative methods including sampling, significance tests, regression, and multivariate techniques and incorporates a range of exercises and problems at the end of each chapter for the student to follow. The free CD-ROM with tutorial modules complements and enhances the exercises in the text, offers scope for distance learning, and makes both the traditional and non-traditional approaches much more accessible. Key points of the book are: an emphasis on measurement, data summaries and graphs; a clear explanation of statistical inference using sampling distributions and confidence intervals, making significance tests much easier to understand; and help for students to understand and judge the use of particular tests in the research context beyond simple recipe following.

About the Author

Research Interests: Ignorance and Uncertainty, Risk, Decision Making, Statistical Methods for Psychological Research, Social Dilemmas, Fuzzy Logic, Philosophy and Social Psychology of Science

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Book Info

Publication date

29th December 1999

Author

Michael Smithson

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Publisher

SAGE Publications Inc

Format

Hardback
464 pages

Categories

Social research & statistics
Psychological theory & schools of thought
Psychological methodology

ISBN

9780761960300

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