Essentials of Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences / Edition 8

Essentials of Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences / Edition 8

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by Frederick J Gravetter, Larry B. Wallnau
     
 

ISBN-10: 1133956572

ISBN-13: 9781133956570

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…  See more details below

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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. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac.

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ISBN-13:
9781133956570
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2013
Pages:
648
Sales rank:
76,135
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents


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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