Statistics for the Behavioral and Social Sciences: A Brief Course

Statistics for the Behavioral and Social Sciences: A Brief Course, 6th edition

  • Arthur Aron, 
  • Elliot J. Coups, 
  • Elaine N. Aron

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Overview

Statistics for the Behavioral and Social Sciences explains everything in direct, simple language. By using definitional formulas to emphasize the concepts of statistics, rather than rote memorization, it shows you how to work problems in a way that keeps you aware of the underlying logic.

Published by Pearson (July 14th 2021) - Copyright © 2019

ISBN-13: 9780137516711

Subject: Statistics, Introductory

Category: Statistics for Social Sciences

Table of contents

1. Displaying the Order in a Group of Numbers Using Tables and Graphs
2. The Mean, Variance, Standard Deviation, and Z Scores
3. Correlation and Prediction
4. Some Key Ingredients for Inferential Statistics: The Normal Curve, Sample versus Population, and Probability
5. Introduction to Hypothesis Testing
6. Hypothesis Tests with Means of Samples
7. Making Sense of Statistical Significance: Effect Size and Statistical Power
8. Introduction to the t Test: Single Sample and Dependent Means
9. The t Test for Independent Means
10. Introduction to the Analysis of Variance
11. Chi-Square Tests and Strategies When Population Distributions Are Not Normal
12. A Closer Look at Advanced Statistical Procedures in Research Articles
13. Applying Statistical Methods in Your Own Research Project

Appendix A: Tables
Appendix B: Answers to Set I Practice Problems
Appendix C: Major Formulas
Appendix D: Steps of Hypothesis Testing for Major Procedures
Appendix E: A Closer Look at the Logic and Language of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research

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