Study Guide for Comprehending Behavioral Statistics / Edition 1

Study Guide for Comprehending Behavioral Statistics / Edition 1

by Russell T. Hurlburt
     
 

ISBN-10: 0534174183

ISBN-13: 9780534174187

Pub. Date: 09/01/1993

Publisher: Cengage Learning


While this book provides the same material found in most introductory statistics texts, it goes beyond the standard by teaching students how to estimate statistics before computations are performed. The ESTAT software helps students build this skill by allowing them to learn to make accurate eyeball-estimates before ever touching a calculator. These estimation

Overview


While this book provides the same material found in most introductory statistics texts, it goes beyond the standard by teaching students how to estimate statistics before computations are performed. The ESTAT software helps students build this skill by allowing them to learn to make accurate eyeball-estimates before ever touching a calculator. These estimation techniques are provided for both descriptive and inferential statistics. The ESTAT software is optional with the text, students can learn estimation from information in the book alone if you so choose.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534174187
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
09/01/1993
Series:
Psychology Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
561
Product dimensions:
8.81(w) x 10.29(h) x 1.05(d)

Table of Contents


1. Introduction. 2. Mathematical and Probability Concepts. 3. Frequency Distributions. 4. Measures of Central Tendency. 5. Measures of Variation. 6. Using Frequency Distributions. 7. Samples and the Sampling Distribution of the Means. 8. Point-Estimation and Confidence Intervals. 9. Hypothesis Testing. 10. Inferences About Means of Single Samples. 11. Inferences About Means of Two Independent Samples. 12. Inferences About Means of Two Dependent Samples. 13. Inferences About Two or More Means: Analysis of Variance. 14. Two-Way Analysis of Variance: Factorial Design. 15. Statistical Power. 16. Measures of the Relationship Between Two Variables: Correlation. 17. Prediction: Linear Regression. 18. Some Nonparametric Statistical Tests. Appendices. Lists of Symbols and Glossary. Index.

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