Welcome to Stats Made Easy
'The numbers have no way of speaking for themselves. We speak for them. We imbue them with meaning'
Nate Silver, The Signal and the Noise
The Website set-up
Learning the underlying statistical concepts is important - don't worry no math is involved. To start your journey work through each of Stats tutorial below. Each tutorial will introduce you to the relevant key concepts and ideas using videos and step-by-step guides. There will be links to supplementary reading and other relevant learning materials.
The following tutorials are currently available under the menu tab on your top left:
Tutorial 1: Understanding your data
Tutorial 2: Descriptive Statistics
Tutorial 3: Basic Correlations and Hypothesis Testing
Tutorial 4: Testing for Difference
Tutorial 5: Reducing your Data
Tutorial 6: Regressions
Each tutorial also has some sub-pages, these will provide you with step-by-step instructions on how to set up and/or run a test in Jamovi. These guides will be supplemented by videos. Where possible we will use examples and provide a sample hypothesis.
Easy: Rowntree, Derek (2018) Statistic without Tears. Penguin Books: London
Easy: Davis, Cole (2019) Statistical Testing with Jamovi and JASP Open Source Software. Vor Press Norwich.
Moderate: Frost, Jim (2019) Hypothesis testing: An intuitive guide for making data-driven decisions. StatsbyJim
Moderate: Frost, Jim (2019) Regression Analysis: An intuitive guide for using and interpreting Linear Models. StatsbyJim
Moderate: Navarro, D & Foxcroft, D (2019) Learning Statistics with Jamovi: A tutorial for psychology students and other beginners. Online: Version 0.7
Skoczylis, Joshua (2021) "Extremism, Life Experiences and the Internet", Harvard Dataverse, Version 3.
UK Data Service(2022) "Crime Survey of England and Wales 2013-14: Teaching Dataset"