I know how it feels to be intimidated by statistics. Not long ago, I would do almost anything to avoid analyzing data. I wanted to know what the data said -- I just didn't believe I was capable of analyzing it myself.
Fear #3: I Don't Even Know Where to Start Analyzing this Data.
Fear #2: I Don't Know Enough about Statistics to Get All the Way Through this Analysis.
Getting started is great, but what if you're not sure how to continue?
Fortunately, after you've chosen the right tool, the Assistant comes right out and tells you how to ensure your analysis is accurate. For example, it offers you this checklist for doing a one-way ANOVA:
Fear #1: If I Reach the Wrong Conclusion, I'll Make a Fool of Myself!
Once you finish your analysis, you must interpret what it means, and then you usually need to explain it to other people.
This is where the Assistant really shines, by providing a series of reports that help you understand your analysis.
Take a look at the summary report for my ANOVA below and tell me if the means of my four paper samples differed.