AN UPDATED GUIDE TO STATISTICAL MODELING TECHNIQUES USED IN THE SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES The revised and updated second edition of Applied Univariate, Bivariate, and Multivariate Statistics: Understanding Statistics for Social and Natural Scientists, with Applications in SPSS and R contains an accessible introduction to statistical modeling techniques commonly used in the social and behavioral sciences. The text offers a blend of statistical theory and methodology and reviews both the technical and theoretical aspects of good data analysis. Featuring applied resources at various levels, the book includes statistical techniques using software packages such as R and SPSS®. To promote a more in-depth interpretation of statistical techniques across the sciences, the book surveys some of the technical arguments underlying formulas and equations. The thoroughly updated edition includes new chapters on nonparametric statistics and multidimensional scaling, and expanded coverage of time series models. The second edition has been designed to be more approachable by minimizing theoretical or technical jargon and maximizing conceptual understanding with easy-to-apply software examples. This important text: Offers demonstrations of statistical techniques using software packages such as R and SPSS® Contains examples of hypothetical and real data with statistical analyses Provides historical and philosophical insights into many of the techniques used in modern social science Includes a companion website that includes further instructional details, additional data sets, solutions to selected exercises, and multiple programming options Written for students of social and applied sciences, Applied Univariate, Bivariate, and Multivariate Statistics, Second Edition offers a text to statistical modeling techniques used in social and behavioral sciences.