Elements of Statistical Reasoning

Elements of Statistical Reasoning

by Edward W. Minium, Robert C. Clarke

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780471080411
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 03/28/1982
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 496
Product dimensions: 7.17(w) x 9.02(h) x 1.14(d)

About the Author

About the Authors New co-author Theodore Coladarci is Professor of Educational Psychology at the University of Maine. He has published extensively, including Elementary Descriptive Statistics, which he co-authored with A.P. Coladarci. Edward W. Minium is Professor of Psychology Emeritus at San Jose State University. He is the author of the very successful text Statistical Reasoning in Psychology and Education. Through his work, Minium has gained a highly respected reputation in the field. Robert B. Clarke is also Professor of Psychology Emeritus at San Jose State University. He co-authored Statistical Reasoning and Procedures with A.P. Coladarci and J. Caffrey.

Table of Contents


Frequency Distributions.

Graphic Representation.

Central Tendency.


Normal Distributions and Standard Scores.


Regression and Prediction.

Introduction to Statistical Inference and Probability.

Random Sampling Distributions.

Introduction to Hypothesis Testing.

Comparing the Means of Two Populations: Independent Samples.

Comparing the Means of Two Populations: Dependent Samples.

Statistical Power Analysis.


Inference about Pearson Correlation Coefficients.

Analysis of Variance: The One-Way Design.

Factorial Analysis of Variance: The Two-Factor Design.

The Binomial Test.

Chi-Square and Frequency Data.

Some (Almost) Distribution-Free Tests.



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