Basic Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences / Edition 5

Basic Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences / Edition 5

by Gary Heiman, Heiman
     
 

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ISBN-10: 061852813X

ISBN-13: 9780618528134

Pub. Date: 07/08/2005

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Packed with real-world illustrations and the latest data available, BASIC STATISTICS FOR THE BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES, 7e demystifies and fully explains statistics in a lively, reader-friendly format. The author's clear, patiently crafted explanations with an occasional touch of humor, teach readers not only how to compute an answer but also why they should perform the

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Packed with real-world illustrations and the latest data available, BASIC STATISTICS FOR THE BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES, 7e demystifies and fully explains statistics in a lively, reader-friendly format. The author's clear, patiently crafted explanations with an occasional touch of humor, teach readers not only how to compute an answer but also why they should perform the procedure or what their answer reveals about the data. Offering a conceptual-intuitive approach, this popular book presents statistics within an understandable research context, deals directly and positively with potential weaknesses in mathematics, and introduces new terms and concepts in an integrated way. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780618528134
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
07/08/2005
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
497
Product dimensions:
8.14(w) x 10.24(h) x 0.97(d)

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Statistics. 2. Statistics and the Research Process. 3. Frequency Distributions and Percentiles. 4. Measures of Central Tendency: The Mean, Median, and Mode. 5. Measures of Variability: Range, Variance, and Standard Deviation. 6. z-Scores and the Normal Curve. 7. The Correlation Coefficient. 8. Linear Regression. 9. Using Probability to Make Decisions about Data. 10. Introduction to Hypothesis Testing. 11. Performing the One-Sample t-Test and Testing Correlation Coefficients. 12. The Two-Sample t-Test. 13. The One-Way Analysis of Variance. 14. The Two-Way Analysis of Variance. 15. Chi Square and Other Nonparametric Procedures. Appendix A: Nonparametric Procedures for Ranked Data. Appendix B: Using SPSS. Appendix C: Tables.

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