Now in its 6th edition, the authoritative textbook Applied Multivariate Statistics for the Social Sciences, continues to provide advanced students with a practical and conceptual understanding of statistical procedures through examples and data-sets from actual research studies. With the added expertise of co-author Keenan Pituch (University of Texas-Austin), this 6th edition retains many key features of the previous editions, including its breadth and depth of coverage, a review chapter on matrix algebra, applied coverage of MANOVA, and emphasis on statistical power. In this new edition, the authors continue to provide practical guidelines for checking the data, assessing assumptions, interpreting, and reporting the results to help students analyze data from their own research confidently and professionally.
Features new to this edition include:
Ideal for advanced graduate-level courses in education, psychology, and other social sciences in which multivariate statistics, advanced statistics, or quantitative techniques courses are taught, this book also appeals to practicing researchers as a valuable reference. Pre-requisites include a course on factorial ANOVA and covariance; however, a working knowledge of matrix algebra is not assumed.
The new edition maintains the tradition of the great Stevens book (with clear examples using both SAS/SPSS) while incorporating important new information. I also appreciate that this new edition gives more attention to the APA-style write-ups. I look forward to using the 6th edition of this text in my class. -Chris Oshima, Georgia State University, USA
This new edition of Applied Multivariate Statistics for the Social Sciences is even more comprehensive; covering major advanced topics in the social sciences combined with excellent computer-based examples, in-depth discussions, and example write-ups. Yet, it is written in an accessible way that students will find useful and comprehensible. -Namok Choi, University of Louisville, USA
While Stevens has always been my "go to" book for multivariate statistics, the revised 6th Edition by Pituch and Stevens improves significantly on the previous version with key chapter revisions and additions, as well as new analysis summaries and results write-ups. -Philip Schatz, Saint Joseph's University, USA
The revised 6th edition by Pituch and Stevens is a very valuable and well-written text that provides students with all they need to understand and apply multivariate data analysis. The authors did a great job in revising the chapters, and the new coverage of binary logistic regression, multivariate multilevel modeling, and missing data analysis are a "must" for both applied researchers and graduate students. -Karin Schermelleh-Engel, Goethe University, Germany
2. Matrix Algebra
3. Multiple Regression for Prediction
4. Two-Group Multivariate Analysis of Variance
5. K-Group MANOVA: A Priori and Post-Hoc Procedures
6. Assumptions in MANOVA
7. Factorial ANOVA and MANOVA
8. Analysis of Covariance
9. Exploratory Factor Analysis
10. Discriminant Analysis
11. Binary Logistic Regression
12. Repeated-Measures Analysis
13. Hierarchical Linear Modeling
14. Multivariate Multilevel Modeling
15. Canonical Correlation
16. Structural Equation Modeling
Appendix A: Statistical Tables
Appendix B: Obtaining Nonorthogonal Contrasts in Repeated Measures Design
Answers to Half of the Text problems
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