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How to Use SPSS®

A Step-By-Step Guide to Analysis and Interpretation, 10th Edition

By Brian C. Cronk

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166 pages | 202 B/W Illus.

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Description

How to Use SPSS® is designed with the novice computer user in mind and for people who have no previous experience of using SPSS. Each chapter is divided into short sections that describe the statistic being used, important underlying assumptions, and how to interpret the results and express them in a research report.

The book begins with the basics, such as starting SPSS, defining variables, and entering and saving data. It covers all major statistical techniques typically taught in beginning statistics classes, such as descriptive statistics, graphing data, prediction and association, parametric inferential statistics, nonparametric inferential statistics and statistics for test construction.

More than 250 screenshots (including sample output) throughout the book show students exactly what to expect as they follow along using SPSS. The book includes a glossary of statistical terms and practice exercises. A complete set of online resources including video tutorials and output files for students, and PowerPoint slides and test bank questions for instructors, make How to Use SPSS® the definitive, field-tested resource for learning SPSS.

New to this edition:

  • Fully updated to SPSS 24 and IBM SPSS Statistics Cloud
  • New chapter on ANOVA
  • New material on inter-rater reliability
  • New material on syntax
  • Additional coverage of data entry and management

Table of Contents

Preface

Chapter 1. Getting Started

Chapter 2. Entering and Modifying Data

Chapter 3. Descriptive Statistics

Chapter 4. Graphing Data

Chapter 5. Prediction and Association

Chapter 6. Basic Parametric Inferential Statistics and t-tests

Chapter 7. ANOVA Models

Chapter 8. Nonparametric Inferential Statistics

Chapter 9. Test Construction

Appendix A. Effect Size

Appendix B. Practice Exercise Data Sets

Appendix C. Sample Data Files Used in Text

Appendix D. SPSS Syntax Basics

Appendix E. Glossary

Appendix F. Selecting the Appropriate Inferential Test

About the Author

Brian C. Cronk is Professor and Chair, Department of Psychology, Missouri Western State University USA (PhD in Psychology 1993, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee).

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSY030000
PSYCHOLOGY / Research & Methodology