# Cengage Advantage Books: Essentials of Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences / Edition 8

ISBN-10: 1285056345

ISBN-13: 9781285056340

Pub. Date: 01/01/2013

Publisher: Cengage Learning

A proven bestseller, ESSENTIALS OF STATISTICS FOR THE BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES, 8e gives you straightforward instruction, unrivaled accuracy, built-in learning aids, and plenty of real-world examples to help you understand statistical concepts. The authors take time to fully explain statistical procedures so that you can go beyond memorizing formulas and begin gaining a

## Overview

A proven bestseller, ESSENTIALS OF STATISTICS FOR THE BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES, 8e gives you straightforward instruction, unrivaled accuracy, built-in learning aids, and plenty of real-world examples to help you understand statistical concepts. The authors take time to fully explain statistical procedures so that you can go beyond memorizing formulas and begin gaining a conceptual understanding of statistics. They also take care to show you how having an understanding of statistical procedures will help you comprehend published findings—ultimately leading you to become a savvy consumer of information.

## Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781285056340
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2013
Pages:
648
Product dimensions:
7.70(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.80(d)

PART I: INTRODUCTION AND DESCRIPTIVE STATISTICS. 1. Introduction to Statistics. 2. Frequency Distributions. 3. Measures of Central Tendency. 4. Measures of Variability. PART II: FOUNDATIONS OF INFERENTIAL STATISTICS. 5. z-Scores: Location of Scores and Standardized Distributions. 6. Probability. 7. Probability and Samples: The Distribution of Sample Means. 8. Introduction to Hypothesis Testing. 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. PART IV: ANALYSIS OF VARIANCE: TESTS FOR DIFFERENCES AMONG TWO OR MORE POPULATION MEANS. 12. Introduction to Analysis of Variance. 13. Repeated-Measures and Two-Factor Analysis of Variance. PART V: CORRELATIONS AND NONPARAMETRIC TESTS. 14. Correlation and Regression. 15. The Chi-Square Statistic: Tests for Goodness of Fit and Independence.

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