Experimental Design and Statistics for Psychology: A First Course is a concise, straighforward and accessible introduction to the design of psychology experiments and the statistical tests used to make sense of their results. * Makes abundant use of charts, diagrams and figures. * Assumes no prior knowledge of statistics. * Invaluable to all psychology students needing a firm grasp of the basics, but tackling of some of the topic's more complex, controversial issues will also fire the imagination of more ambitious students. * Covers different aspects of experimental design, including dependent versus independent variables, levels of treatment, experimental control, random versus systematic errors, and within versus between subjects design. * Provides detailed instructions on how to perform statistical tests with SPSS. Downloadable instructor resources to supplement and support your lectures can be found at www.blackwellpublishing.com/sani and include sample chapters, test questions, SPSS data sets, and figures and tables from the book.