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Statistical Concepts for the Behavioral Sciences, 4th edition

  • Harold O. Kiess
  • Bonnie A. Green

Published by Pearson (December 31st 2008) - Copyright © 2010

4th edition

Statistical Concepts for the Behavioral Sciences

ISBN-13: 9780205626243

Includes: Hardcover

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This text emphasizes contemporary research problems to better illustrate the relevance of statistical analysis in scientific research. All statistical methods are introduced in the context of a realistic problem, many of which are from contemporary published research.


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Table of contents

Chapter 1    Making Sense of Variability: An Introduction to Statistics

Chapter 2    Statistics in the Context of Scientific Research

Chapter 3    Looking at Data: Frequency Distributions and Graphs

Chapter 4    Looking  at Data: Measures of Central Tendency

Chapter 5    Looking at Data: Measures of Variability

Chapter 6    The Normal Distribution, Probability, and Standard Scores

Chapter 7    Understanding Data: Using Statistics for Inference and Estimation

Chapter 8    Is There Really a Difference? Introduction to Statistical Hypothesis Testing

Chapter 9    The Basics of Experimentation and Testing for a Difference between Means

Chapter 10  One-Factor Between-Subjects Analysis of Variance

Chapter 11  Two-Factor Between-Subjects Analysis of Variance

Chapter 12  One-Factor Within-Subjects Analysis of Variance

Chapter 13  Correlation: Understanding Covariation

Chapter 14  Regression Analysis: Predicting Linear Relationships

Chapter 15  Nonparametric Tests


Appendix A    Mathematics Review

Appendix B     Statistical Symbols

Appendix C    Statistical Tables

Appendix D    Commonly Used Formulas

Appendix E    Answers for Computational Problems

Appendix F    Glossary

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