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1 People right from the start
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1.2 Hints before you start
Handling statistical data is an essential part of psychological research. However, many people find the idea of using statistics, and especially statistical software packages, extremely daunting. This unit takes a step-by-step approach to statistics software through seven interactive activities. No statistics software is needed.
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1.2 Hints before you start

Each section of this unit requires you to follow a series of instructions such as:

“Press the Enter button”

“Place your mouse over the radio buttons …”

Each activity should take approximately 20 minutes to complete. Here is a summary of the activities in this unit:

Activity 1: How to start SPSS

This is recommended if you have not had any experience with SPSS and are fairly new to computers.

Activity 2: Using the
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