Discovering Statistics using IBM SPSS Statistics

Discovering Statistics using IBM SPSS Statistics Author(s): Andy Field

Difference between 4th and 3rd editions
Side by side comparison of table of contents helps to figure out the most significant changes.

Key differences between 4th and 3rd editions

  • Period between current and previous publications: 4 years (2013 vs 2009).
  • Field's book was first published in 2000 under the title "Discovering Statistics Using SPSS for Windows".
  • There are noticeable differences between 3rd and 4th editions. The Fourth Edition contains 95 pages more.
  • Two new characters -- Statistical cult leader Oditi provides students with access to video clips to help further understanding of statistical/SPSS concepts, while Confusius helps students to make better sense of statistical terms.
  • New Chapter 5 "The beast of bias" covers :
    • What is bias and bias sources, including violation of assumptions, outliers.
    • Spotting outliers, normality, linearity and heterogeneity of variance.
    • Four methods on how to reduce bias impact.
  • New Chapter 10 "Moderation, mediation and more regression" includes the following sections:
    • Installing SPSS custom dialogs
    • Moderation
    • Mediation
    • Categorical variables in regression
  • New Epilogue "Life after discovering statistics" provides the following topics:
    • Emails from readers who liked the book
    • Remark that Andy Field is a psychologist
    • Craziness on a grand scale
4th Edition of
Discovering Statistics using IBM SPSS Statistics
eBook, 952 pages
eBook ISBN: 9781446274583
Published by: SAGE Publications Ltd, March 31, 2013
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Paperback, 952 pages
ISBN-10: 1446249182
ISBN-13: 9781446249185
Published by: SAGE Publications Ltd, January 24, 2013
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3rd Edition of
Discovering Statistics Using SPSS (Introducing Statistical Method)
Paperback, 856 pages
ISBN-10: 1847879071
ISBN-13: 9781847879073
Published by: SAGE Publications Ltd, January 21, 2009
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and SPSS CD Version 17.0
Paperback, 821 pages
ISBN-10: 1412977525
ISBN-13: 9781412977524
Published by: Sage Publications, Inc, March 23, 2009
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2nd Edition of
Discovering Statistics Using SPSS (Introducing Statistical Methods)
Paperback, 816 pages
ISBN-10: 0761944524
ISBN-13: 9780761944522
Published by: Sage Publications Ltd, April 30, 2005
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