Cengage Advantage Books: Essentials of Statistics for Behavioral Science / Edition 7

Cengage Advantage Books: Essentials of Statistics for Behavioral Science / Edition 7

by Frederick J Gravetter, Larry B. Wallnau, Jon-David Hague
     
 


Gravetter and Wallnau's proven best seller gives you straightforward instruction, accuracy, built-in learning aids, and plenty of real-world examples that will help you understand statistical concepts. The authors take time to explain statistical procedures so that you can go beyond memorizing formulas and begin gaining a conceptual understanding of statistics.… See more details below

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Gravetter and Wallnau's proven best seller gives you straightforward instruction, accuracy, built-in learning aids, and plenty of real-world examples that will help you understand statistical concepts. The authors take time to explain statistical procedures so that you can go beyond memorizing formulas and begin gaining a conceptual understanding of statistics. The authors also take care to show you how having an understanding of statistical procedures will help you comprehend published findings and will lead you to become a savvy consumer of information. Known for its exceptional accuracy and examples, this text also has a complete supplements package to support your learning.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780495910558
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2010
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
656
Product dimensions:
7.80(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents


Part I: INTRODUCTION AND DESCRIPTIVE STATISTICS. 1. Introduction to Statistics. 2. Frequency Distributions. 3. Central Tendency. 4. Variability. Part I Review. Part II: FOUNDATIONS OF INFERENTIAL STATISTICS. 5. Z-Scores: Location of Scores and Standard Distributions. 6. Probability. 7. Probability and Samples: The Distribution of Sample Means. 8. Introduction to Hypothesis Testing. Part II Review. Part III: USING t STATISTICS FOR INFERENCES ABOUT POPULATION MEANS AND MEAN DIFFERENCES. 9. Introduction to the t Statistic. 10. The t test for Two Independent Samples. 11. The t test for Two Related Samples. 12. Estimation. Part III Review. Part IV: ANALYSIS OF VARIANCE: TESTS FOR DIFFERENCES AMONG TWO OR MORE POPULATION MEANS. 13. Introduction to Analysis of Variance. 14. Repeated-Measures and Two-Factor Analysis of Variance. Part IV Review. Part V: CORRELATIONS AND NON-PARAMETRIC TESTS. 15. Correlation and Regression. 16. The Chi-Square Statistic: Tests for Goodness of Fit and Independence. Part V Review. Appendix A: Basic Mathematics Review. Appendix B: Statistical Tables. Appendix C: Solutions for Odd-Numbered Problems in the Text. Appendix D: General Instructions for Using SPSS.

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