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Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences


By: Susan Nolan and Thomas E Heinzen

500 pages, Col illus

Worth Publishers Inc

Hardback | Apr 2011 | Edition: 2 | #190242 | ISBN-13: 9781429232654
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Clearly written, this text makes statistics accessible to students by applying theoretical techniques to wide-ranging examples. Focusing on research design and statistical analysis, the revised second edition makes graphs easy to understand and offers guidelines on how to report results.


An Introduction to Statistics and Research Design
Frequency Distributions
Visual Displays of Data
Central Tendency and Variability
Sampling and Probability
The Normal Curve, Standardization, and z Scores
Hypothesis Testing with z Tests
Confidence Intervals, Effect Size, and Statistical Power
The Single-Sample t Test
The Paired-Samples t Test
The Independent-Samples t Test
Between-Groups ANOVA
Within-Groups ANOVA
Two-Way Between-Groups ANOVA
Chi-Square Tests
Nonparametric Tests with Ordinal Data

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SUSAN A. NOLAN Associate Dean of Graduate Studies for the College of Arts and Sciences, as well as an Associate Professor of Psychology, at Seton Hall University, New Jersey, USA. She has served as a statistical consultant to researchers at several universities, medical schools, corporations, and non-governmental organizations.

THOMAS E. HEINZEN Based at William Paterson State University, New Jersey, USA. He has been awarded various teaching honours while continuing to write journal articles, books, plays, and two novels that support the teaching of general psychology and statistics.

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