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
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471735477

ISBN-13: 9780471735472

Pub. Date: 06/23/2006

Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated

This text introduces and explains statistical concepts and principles clearly, assuming minimal mathematical sophistication but avoiding a "cookbook" approach. The text also presents a broader outlook on hypothesis testing by including such often-neglected concepts as statistical power, indices of the strength of the relationship between variables, and other…  See more details below

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This text introduces and explains statistical concepts and principles clearly, assuming minimal mathematical sophistication but avoiding a "cookbook" approach. The text also presents a broader outlook on hypothesis testing by including such often-neglected concepts as statistical power, indices of the strength of the relationship between variables, 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

Ch. 1Introduction3
Ch. 2Frequency distributions and graphs23
Ch. 3Transformed scores I : percentiles42
Ch. 4Measures of central tendency56
Ch. 5Measures of variability69
Ch. 6Additional techniques for describing batches of data85
Ch. 7Transformed scores II : z and T scores94
Ch. 8The normal distribution108
Ch. 9Introduction to statistical inference125
Ch. 10The one-sample t test and interval estimation150
Ch. 11Testing hypotheses about the difference between the means of two populations167
Ch. 12Linear correlation and prediction197
Ch. 13The connection between correlation and the t test241
Ch. 14Introduction to power analysis255
Ch. 15One-way analysis of variance289
Ch. 16Multiple comparisons314
Ch. 17Introduction to factorial design : two-way analysis of variance332
Ch. 18Repeated-measures ANOVA359
Ch. 19Introduction to probability and nonparametric methods389
Ch. 20Chi square tests409
Ch. 21Tests for ordinal data432

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