Statistical Reasoning for the Behavioral Sciences / Edition 3

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Overview

According to Richard Shavelson, the goal of any good statistics book is for readers not only to learn the meaning of statistical concepts but also to be able to use these concepts to solve problems. This new, revised edition of Statistical Reasoning is written with a two-pronged objective: conceptual and procedural knowledge of statistics.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780205184606
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Publication date: 1/3/1996
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 670
  • Sales rank: 1,202,079
  • Product dimensions: 7.50 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

I. RESEARCH AND THE ROLE OF STATISTICS.

1. Research Design in the Behavioral Sciences.

2. Statistics in Context: Research on Teacher Expectancy.

II. DESCRIPTIVE STATISTICS FOR UNIVARIATE DISTRIBUTIONS.

3. Frequency Distributions.

4. Measures of Central Tendency and Variability.

5. The Normal Distribution.

III. DESCRIPTIVE STATISTICS FOR JOINT DISTRIBUTIONS.

6. Joint Distributions and Correlation Coefficients.

7. Linear Regression.

IV. REASONING BEHIND STATISTICAL INFERENCE.

8. Statistical Inference: By Intuition.

9. Probability Theory and Mathematical Distributions.

10. Statistical Inference Using the Normal Distribution.

11. Decisions, Error, and Power.

V. STATISTICAL TESTS FOR BETWEEN-SUBJECTS DESIGNS.

12. Tests for Case I and Case II Research.

13. One-Way Analysis of Variance.

14. Factorial Analysis of Variance.

VI. STATISTICAL TESTS FOR WITHIN-SUBJECTS AND MIXED DESIGNS.

15. Randomized-Blocks Analysis of Variance.

16. Split-Plot Analysis of Variance.

17. Analysis of Covariance.

VII. ADDITIONAL TOPICS: CORRELATIONAL AND NONPARAMETRIC STATISTICAL ANALYSIS.

18. Multiple Regression Analysis.

19. Chi Square Tests.

20. Additional Nonparametric Tests.

Appendix I. Review of Summation Notation.

Appendix II. Miscellaneous Tables.

Appendix III. Glossary of Formulas.

References.

Index.

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