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Introductory Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences / Edition 3

Introductory Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences / Edition 3


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Introductory Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences / Edition 3

This mid-level book introduces and explains statistical concepts and principles clearly, assuming minimal mathematical sophistication but avoiding a "cookbook" approach. The book also presents a broader outlook on hypothesis testing by including such often-neglected concepts as statistical power, indices and other techniques.

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ISBN-13: 9780155459854
Publisher: Harcourt College Publishers
Publication date: 05/28/1988
Pages: 375
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1: INTRODUCTION *Introduction Part 2: DESCRIPTIVE STATISTICS Frequency Distributions and Graphics *Transformed Scores I: Percentiles *Measures of Central Tendency *Measures of Variability *Transformed Scores II: Z and T Scores *Additional Techniques for Describing Batches of Data Part 3: INFERENTIAL STATISTICS The General Strategy of Inferential Statistics *The Normal Curve Model *Inferences About the Mean of a Single Population *Testing Hypotheses About the Difference Between the Means of Two Populations *Linear Correlation and Prediction *Other Correlation Techniques *Introduction to Power Analysis *One-Way Analysis of Variance *Introduction to Factorial Design: Two-Way Analysis of Variance *Chi Square *Nonparametric and Distribution-Free Methods *Conclusion

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