First (and Second) Steps in Statistics / Edition 2 by Daniel B. Wright, Kamala London | | 9781412911429 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
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First (and Second) Steps in Statistics / Edition 2

by Daniel B. Wright, Kamala London
     
 

ISBN-10: 1412911427

ISBN-13: 9781412911429

Pub. Date: 04/01/2009

Publisher: SAGE Publications

First (and Second) Steps in Statistics, Second Edition provides a clear and concise introduction to the main statistical procedures used in the psychological and social sciences. The rationale and procedure for analyzing data are presented through exciting examples, with an emphasis on understanding rather than computation. It is ideally suited for introductory

Overview

First (and Second) Steps in Statistics, Second Edition provides a clear and concise introduction to the main statistical procedures used in the psychological and social sciences. The rationale and procedure for analyzing data are presented through exciting examples, with an emphasis on understanding rather than computation. It is ideally suited for introductory courses in statistics. In addition to descriptive statistics, graphs, t tests, one way ANOVAs, Chi-square, and simple linear regression, this second edition includes factorial ANOVA and multiple regression. Emphasis is given to tests of median and other robust methods.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412911429
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
04/01/2009
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Univariate Statistics 1: Histograms and Boxplots
Univariate Statistics 2: The Mean and Standard Deviation
Univariate Statistics 3: Proportions and Bar Charts
Sampling and Allocation
Inference and Confidence Intervals
Hypothesis Testing: t tests and Alternatives
Comparing More than Two Groups or More than Two Variables
Regression and Correlation
Factorial ANOVAs and Multiple Regression
Categorical Data Analysis

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