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Statistics for the Behavioural Sciences: A First Course for Students of Psychology and Education

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By: Frederick J Gravetter and Larry B Wallnau

711 pages, Figs, tabs

West Academic Publishing

Hardback | Dec 1995 | Edition: 4 | #87615 | ISBN: 0314068066
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About this book

This introductory statistics text is designed for courses in psychological and educational statistics and is written in an explanatory style. Features new to this edition include "In the Literature" sections to help students learn how to report statistics and results as well as learn how to read and interpret scientific journals. The Minitab chapter has been removed and is now a separate supplement available to those who wish to cover it.


Contents

1. Introduction to Statistics 2. Frequency Distributions 3. Central Tendency 4. Variability 5. z-Scores: Location of Scores and Standardized Distributions 6. Probability 7. Probability and Samples: The Distribution of Sample Means 8. Introduction to Hypothesis Testing 9. Introduction to the t Statistic 10. Hypothesis Tests with Two Independent Samples 11. Hypothesis Tests with Related Samples 12. Estimation 13. Introduction to Analysis of Variance 14. Repeated-Measures Analysis of Variance (ANOVA) 15. Two-Factor Analysis of Variance (Independent Measures) 16. Correlation and Regression 17. The Chi-Square Statistic: Tests for Goodness of Fit and Independence 18. The Binomial Test 19. Statistical Techniques for Ordinal Data: Mann-Whitney and Wilcoxon Tests and Spearman Correlation.

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