Understanding Psychology as a Science: An Introduction to Scientific and Statistical Inference / Edition 1

Understanding Psychology as a Science: An Introduction to Scientific and Statistical Inference / Edition 1

by Zoltan Dienes
     
 

ISBN-10: 023054231X

ISBN-13: 9780230542310

Pub. Date: 02/15/2008

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

An accessible and illuminating exploration of the conceptual basisof scientific and statistical inference and the practical impact this has on conducting psychological research. The book encourages a critical discussion of the different approaches and looks at some of the most important thinkers and their influence.

Overview

An accessible and illuminating exploration of the conceptual basisof scientific and statistical inference and the practical impact this has on conducting psychological research. The book encourages a critical discussion of the different approaches and looks at some of the most important thinkers and their influence.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230542310
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
02/15/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
150
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.10(d)

Table of Contents

Karl Popper and demarcation * Kuhn and Lakatos: Paradigms and programmes * Neyman, Pearson and hypothesis testing
• Bayes and the probability of hypotheses * Fisher and the likelihood: The Royall road to evidence

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