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- ISBN: 9780415880473 | 0415880475
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 5/12/2011
Designed to help readers analyze and interpret research data using IBM SPSS, this user-friendly book shows readers how to choose the appropriate statistic based on the design; perform intermediate statistics, including multivariate statistics; interpret output; and write about the results. The book reviews research designs and how to assess the accuracy and reliability of data: whether data meet the assumptions of statistical tests; how to calculate and interpret effect sizes for intermediate statistics, including odds ratios for logistic and discriminant analyses; how to compute and interpret post-hoc power; and an overview of basic statistics for those who need a review. Unique chapters on multilevel linear modeling, multivariate analysis of variance (MANOVA), assessing reliability of data, and factor analysis are provided. SPSS syntax, along with the output, is included for those who prefer this format.The new edition features:IBM SPSS version 19; although the book can be „used with most older and newer versionsexpanded discussion of assumptions and effect size measures in several chaptersexpanded discussion of multilevel modelingexpansion of other useful SPSS functions in Appendix Aexamples that meet the new formatting guidelines in the 6 th edition of the APA Publication Manual (2010)flowcharts and tables to help select the appropriate statistic and interpret statistical significance and effect sizesmultiple realistic data sets available on the website used to solve the chapter problemspassword protected Instructor's Resource materials with PowerPoint slides, answers to interpretation questions, extra SPSS problems, and more.IBM SPSS for Intermediate Statistics, Fourth Edition provides helpful teaching tools:all of the key SPSS windows needed to perform the analysesoutputs with call-out boxes to highlight key pointsinterpretation sections and questions to help students better understand and interpret the outputextra problems using multiple realistic data sets for practice in conducting analyses using intermediate statisticshelpful appendices on how to get started with SPSS, writing research questions, and review of basic statisticsAn ideal supplement for courses in either intermediate/advanced statistics or research methods taught in departments of psychology, education, and other social and health sciences, this book is also appreciated by researchers in these areas looking for a handy reference for SPSS.„„