Introductory Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences / Edition 5

Introductory Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences / Edition 5

by Joan Welkowitz, Robert B. Ewen, Jacob Cohen
     
 

ISBN-10: 0470001887

ISBN-13: 9780470001882

Pub. Date: 01/28/2002

Publisher: Wiley

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.  See more details below

Overview

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:
9780470001882
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/28/2002
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
7.60(w) x 9.46(h) x 0.76(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1: INTRODUCTION

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

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