Broaden your understanding of chapter topics and link to real conversations about social research.

Correlation or Causation?

This will help you think through the issues involved in claiming one thing has caused another to happen

Multiple Regression

This is the first in a series of videos which will take you through multiple regression

What Is Path Analysis (for people who hate statistics)

YouTube contains numerous demonstrations of how to do things with SPSS. If you search for the procedure you want (e.g. ‘multiple regression’ or ‘three way tables’) and add ‘SPSS’ to the search term, you will find the help you need. Here are a few that are relevant to Chapter 22

Three-Way Tables and SPSS

Multiple Regression and SPSS

If you are using a different software package, for example, R, SAS, STATA or Excel, you can also find a great deal of help on the internet, by searching by the name of the software package and the procedure. For example, a search for ‘correlation coefficient’ with the name of each of these software tools generates the following hits: