Statistical Methods for Psychology / Edition 5

Statistical Methods for Psychology / Edition 5

by David C. Howell
     
 

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ISBN-10: 053437770X

ISBN-13: 9780534377700

Pub. Date: 06/01/2001

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Intended for graduate-level courses in statistics for psychology majors, this best-seller has earned high marks among students and instructors for its clear, conceptual approach and strong emphasis on experimental psychology.
The author presents statistics at an intuitive level to give students a sense of how tests work and how they interrelate. Stressing the

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Intended for graduate-level courses in statistics for psychology majors, this best-seller has earned high marks among students and instructors for its clear, conceptual approach and strong emphasis on experimental psychology.
The author presents statistics at an intuitive level to give students a sense of how tests work and how they interrelate. Stressing the value of data analysis before jumping in with a hypothesis test, Howell examines the connection between statistical tests and the theoretical questions posed by such experiments to develop students' conceptual skills.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534377700
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
06/01/2001
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
816
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

1. Basic Concepts. 2. Describing and Exploring Data. 3. The Normal Distribution. 4. Sampling Distributions and Hypothesis Testing. 5. Basic Concepts of Probability. 6. Categorical Data and Chi-Square. 7. Hypothesis Tests Applied to Means. 8. Power. 9. Correlation and Regression. 10. Alternative Correlational Techniques. 11. Simple Analysis of Variance. 12. Multiple Comparisons Among Treatment Means. 13. Factorial Analysis of Variance. 14. Repeated Design Measures. 15. Multiple Regression. 16. Analyses of Variance and Covariance as General Linear Models. 17. Log-Linear Analysis. 18. Nonparametric and Distribution-Free Statistical Tests. Appendices. References. Answers to Selected Exercises. Index.

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