Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences / Edition 3by Frederick J. Gravetter, Larry B. Wallnau
Pub. Date: 10/01/1992
Publisher: West Group
Master statistics with STATISTICS FOR THE BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES! With straightforward instruction, built-in learning aids, and real world examples, this psychology text provides you with the tools you need to succeed. You will have numerous opportunities to practice statistical techniques through learning checks, examples, demonstrations, and problems. Exam preparation is made easy with a student companion website that provides tutorials, crossword puzzles, flashcards, learning objectives, and more!
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Table of ContentsPart I. INTRODUCTION AND DESCRIPTIVE STATISTICS. 1. Introduction to Statistics. 2. Frequency Distributions. 3. Central Tendency. 4. Variability. Part II. FOUNDATIONS OF INFERENTIAL STATISTICS. 5. z-Scores: Location of Scores and Standardized Distributions. 6. Probability. 7. Probability and Samples: The Distribution of Sample Means. Part III. INFERENCES ABOUT MEANS AND MEAN DIFFERENCES. 8. Introduction to Hypothesis Testing. 9. Introduction to the t-Statistic. 10. The t-Test for Two Independent Samples. 11. The t-Test for Two Related Samples. 12. Estimation. 13. Introduction to Analysis of Variance. 14. Repeated-Measures Analysis of Variance (ANOVA). 15. Two-Factor Analysis of Variance (Independent Measures). Part IV. CORRELATIONS AND NONPARAMETRIC TESTS. 16. Correlation. 17. Introduction to Regression. 18. The Chi-Square Statistic: Tests for Goodness of Fit and Independence. 19. The Binomial Test. 20. Statistical Techniques for Ordinal Data: Mann-Whitney, Wilcoxon, Kruskal-Wallis, and Friedman Tests. Appendix A: Basic Mathematics Review. Appendix B: Statistical Tables. Appendix C: Solutions for End-of-Chapter Problems. Appendix D: General Insturctions for Using SPSS. Statistics Organizer. References. Index.
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