Latest Tutorials

Null Hypothesis – Simple Introduction

A null hypothesis is a statement about a population that we compare to our sample data.
It is our starting point for statistical significance testing. Read More

Binomial Test – Simple Tutorial

A binomial test evaluates if a single population proportion is x or some other proportion.
Being a very simple test, it also helps understanding statistical significance testing more generally. Read More

Repeated Measures ANOVA – Simple Introduction

What is repeated measures ANOVA and when to use it?
Which assumptions are involved and how does it work?
This simple tutorial quickly walks you through. Read More

SPSS ALTER TYPE Reporting Wrong Values?

In some cases, ALTER TYPE in SPSS 24 seems to report different values than it creates.
The output says everything went great but the data may be badly messed up. Read More

SPSS Independent Samples T Test

A quick refresher on the independent samples t test in SPSS.
Why do we get 2 lines of output for each variable? And how to get a proper descriptives table?
This tutorial covers all of this and more... Read More

Beginners

Basics

SPSS Beginners Tutorials. Quickly master SPSS by learning it the right way. Follow along with our examples on downloadable practice data files.  Read more

Data Preparation

Step-by-step SPSS data preparation tutorial. Follow along with our simple but solid data inspection routine and fix common issues if needed.  Read more

Dictionary Tutorial

SPSS dictionary tutorial. Quickly master the fastest way to set variable labels, value labels, missing values and more in SPSS.  Read more

Statistical Tests

T Test

Simple, step-by-step SPSS t test tutorials. Quickly master t tests in SPSS and follow along with our downloadable practice files.  Read more

Chi-Square Test

Chi-Square test usually refers to the chi-square independence test: a test for investigating if there's any relation between two categorical variables.  Read more

Correlation

Simple, step-by-step SPSS correlation tutorials. Understand and run correlations in SPSS fast with our downloadable practice files.  Read more

ANOVA

Step-by-step SPSS ANOVA tutorials. Quickly master ANOVA in SPSS by using our downloadable practice files.  Read more

Regression

SPSS regression tutorials. Quickly master regression in SPSS and follow along with our step-by-step examples on downloadable practice files.  Read more

Nonparametric Tests

Simple, step-by-step tutorials for running and understanding all nonparametric tests in SPSS. Follow along with our freely downloadable data files.  Read more

Data Analysis

SPSS Data Analysis

Step-by-step SPSS data analysis tutorials. Gain quick insight into your data from clever charts and tables and try it yourself on our practice data files.  Read more

Selecting Cases

Simple, step-by-step tutorials on analyzing subsets of cases in SPSS. Master things quickly and follow along with our freely downloadable data files.  Read more

Tables

Simple, step-by-step tutorials for creating the most common tables in SPSS. Master things quickly with our freely downloadable practice data files.  Read more

Editing Data

Computing New Variables

Simple, step-by-step tutorials on computing (new) variables in SPSS. Master things quickly with our freely downloadable practice data files.  Read more

Recoding Variables

Simple, step-by-step tutorials on recoding variables in SPSS. Master things quickly with our freely downloadable practice files.  Read more

String Variables

Working with SPSS string variables is super easy if you master a handful of basics. Simple, step-by-step tutorials with downloadable practice files.  Read more

Merging Data Files

Merging data files in SPSS is pretty easy if you master a couple of basics. Simple, step-by-step tutorials with downloadable practice files.  Read more

Restructuring Data

Simple, step-by-step tutorials on restructuring data in SPSS. Follow along with our basic examples on downloadable practice files.  Read more

Date Variables

Simple, step-by-step tutorials on working with SPSS date variables. Easy examples of all date calculations on downloadable practice files.  Read more

Time and Datetime Variables

SPSS time and datetime variables are easy to work with if you understand a handful of basics. Step-by-step examples with downloadable practice files.  Read more

Python

SPSS Python Basics

Python is a programming language that can be used in SPSS. Get started quickly with Python and you'll get your SPSS work done faster than ever!  Read more

SPSS Python Examples

SPSS Python Examples. Simple, step-by-step examples that get things done in SPSS faster and better by using Python.  Read more

Other

Customizing SPSS

Simple, step-by-step tutorials for customizing SPSS’ interface. These tricks will speed up your daily SPSS work and minimize effort.  Read more

Tools

Overview of SPSS tools - freely downloadable and easy to use from SPSS’ menu or syntax. Get done more with less effort and better results.  Read more

Looping in SPSS

Simple, step-by-step tutorials on looping in SPSS. Demonstrates LOOP, DO REPEAT and looping with Python on downloadable practice files.  Read more

SPSS Syntax Tutorials

Step-by-step SPSS syntax tutorials - what’s the fastest way to learn it and why does SPSS syntax save tons of time and effort?  Read more

SPSS Output

Step-by-step tutorials with tips and tricks on SPSS output. Creating pretty charts and tables, setting decimals places and much more.  Read more

Sampling

SPSS Sampling Tutorials - Quickly master sampling in SPSS and basic sampling theory with these simple step-by-step tutorials.  Read more

SPSS Glossary

Simple, step-by-step explanations of SPSS commands and terminology such as scatch variables, Unicode mode, macros and much more.  Read more

Blog

Grow your SPSS skills and expertise with these insightful blog posts on SPSS related tips, tricks, bugs and best practices.  Read more