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Data Analysis in the Psychological Sciences: A Practical, Applied, Multimedia Approach

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Leyre Castro, Johnson County, IA

J. Toby Mordkoff, Johnson County, IA

Copyright Year: 2023

Publisher: University of Iowa Libraries

Language: English

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Reviewed by Ruth Casper, Instructor, Rochester Community & Technical College on 6/15/23

This brief book covers the main concepts of statistical analysis, explains descriptive statistics very well, and explains how to use Excel and R to conduct data analysis. It contains a glossary but no index. It does not provide information on... read more

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Main Body
    • Unit 1. Introduction to Statistics for Psychological Science
    • Unit 2. Managing Data
    • Unit 3. Descriptive Statistics for Psychological Research
    • Unit 4. Descriptive Statistics with Excel
    • Unit 5. Statistics with R:  Introduction and Descriptive Statistics
    • Unit 6. Brief Introduction to Statistical Significance
    • Unit 7. Correlational Measures
    • Unit 8. Scatterplots and Correlational Analysis in R
    • Unit 9. Simple Linear Regression
    • Unit 10. Simple Linear Regression in R
  • Glossary

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  • About the Book

    This open resources textbook contains 10 Units that describe and explain the main concepts in statistical analysis of psychological data. In addition to conceptual descriptions and explanations of the basic analyses for descriptive statistics, this textbook also explains how to conduct those analyses with common statistical software (Excel) and open-source free software (R).

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    Leyre Castro, University of Iowa

    J. Toby Mordkoff, University of Iowa

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