Introductory Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences / Edition 6

Introductory Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences / Edition 6

by Joan Welkowitz, Robert B. Ewen, Barry H. Cohen, Robert B. Ewen
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0471735477

ISBN-13: 9780471735472

Pub. Date: 06/23/2006

Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated

This mid-level book introduces and explains statistical concepts and principles clearly, assuming minimal mathematical sophistication but avoiding a "cookbook" approach. The book also presents a broader outlook on hypothesis testing by including such often-neglected concepts as statistical power, indices and other techniques.

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This mid-level book introduces and explains statistical concepts and principles clearly, assuming minimal mathematical sophistication but avoiding a "cookbook" approach. The book also presents a broader outlook on hypothesis testing by including such often-neglected concepts as statistical power, indices and other techniques.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471735472
Publisher:
Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date:
06/23/2006
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
544
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1: INTRODUCTION *Introduction Part 2: DESCRIPTIVE STATISTICS Frequency Distributions and Graphics *Transformed Scores I: Percentiles *Measures of Central Tendency *Measures of Variability *Transformed Scores II: Z and T Scores *Additional Techniques for Describing Batches of Data Part 3: INFERENTIAL STATISTICS The General Strategy of Inferential Statistics *The Normal Curve Model *Inferences About the Mean of a Single Population *Testing Hypotheses About the Difference Between the Means of Two Populations *Linear Correlation and Prediction *Other Correlation Techniques *Introduction to Power Analysis *One-Way Analysis of Variance *Introduction to Factorial Design: Two-Way Analysis of Variance *Chi Square *Nonparametric and Distribution-Free Methods *Conclusion

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