Statistical Reasoning in Psychology and Education / Edition 3

Statistical Reasoning in Psychology and Education / Edition 3

by Edward W. Minium, Bruce M. King, Gordon Bear
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471821888

ISBN-13: 9780471821885

Pub. Date: 01/28/1993

Publisher: Wiley

Develops statistical concepts, understanding of statistical logic, properties regarding statistical devices, assumptions underlying statistical tools and considers what happens when statistical theory meets real-world problems. Emphasizes the statistics of measurement and the interplay of statistics with experimental design, giving full treatment to both

Overview

Develops statistical concepts, understanding of statistical logic, properties regarding statistical devices, assumptions underlying statistical tools and considers what happens when statistical theory meets real-world problems. Emphasizes the statistics of measurement and the interplay of statistics with experimental design, giving full treatment to both inferential and descriptive statistics. New to this edition are realistic examples and numerous original problems with data sets. Special boxed sections introduce students to controversial, topical and current issues such as the bootstrap, meta-analysis.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471821885
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/28/1993
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
608
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.34(h) x 1.14(d)

Table of Contents

Partial table of contents:

Preliminary Concepts.

Frequency Distributions, Percentiles, and Percentile Ranks.

Central Tendency.

Variability.

The Normal Curve.

Derived Scores.

Correlation.

Prediction.

Interpretive Aspects of Correlation and Regression.

Probability.

The Basis of Statistical Inference.

Further Considerations in Hypothesis Testing.

Testing Hypotheses About the Difference Between Two Independent Means.

Testing Hypotheses About the Difference Between Two Dependent Means.

Power and Measure of Effect Size.

One-Way Analysis of Variance (and Some Alternatives).

Factorial Analysis of Variance: The Two-Factor Design.

Inference About Pearson Correlation Coefficients.

Chi-Square and Inference About Frequencies.

Epilogue: The Realm of Statistics.

Appendices.

Tables.

References.

Index.

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