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Essentials of Statistics for Behavioral Science

Essentials of Statistics for Behavioral Science - 6th edition

ISBN13: 978-0495383949

Cover of Essentials of Statistics for Behavioral Science 6TH 08 (ISBN 978-0495383949)
ISBN13: 978-0495383949
ISBN10: 0495383945
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 6TH 08
Publisher: Wadsworth, Inc
Published: 2008
International: No

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Essentials of Statistics for Behavioral Science - 6TH 08 edition

ISBN13: 978-0495383949

Frederick J. Gravetter

ISBN13: 978-0495383949
ISBN10: 0495383945
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 6TH 08
Publisher: Wadsworth, Inc

Published: 2008
International: No
Summary

Gravetter and Wallnau's proven best-seller gives you straightforward instruction, guaranteed accuracy, built-in learning aids, and plenty of real-world examples that will help you understand statistical concepts. The authors take time to explain statistical procedures so that you can go beyond memorizing formulas and gain a conceptual understanding of statistics. The authors also take care to show you how having an understanding of statistical procedures will help you comprehend published findings and will lead you to become a savvy consumer of information. Known for its exceptional accuracy and examples, this text also has a complete supplements package to support your learning.

Author Bio

Frederick J Gravetter
Frederick J Gravetter is Professor of Psychology at the State University of New York College at Brockport. He has taught at Brockport since the early 1970s, specializing in statistics, research design, and cognitive psychology. He received his Bachelor's degree in mathematics from M.I.T. and his Ph.D. in psychology from Duke University. Dr. Gravetter is co-author of the best-selling STATISTICS FOR THE BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES, now in its Ninth Edition; ESSENTIALS OF STATISTICS FOR THE BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES, Sixth Edition; and (with Lori-Ann B. Forzano) RESEARCH METHODS FOR THE BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES, Third Edition.
Larry B. Wallnau
Larry B. Wallnau is Professor Emeritus of Psychology at the State University of New York College at Brockport. The recipient of grants and awards in both research and teaching, Dr. Wallnau has published numerous research articles primarily on the effect of psychotropic drugs. With Frederick J Gravetter, he has co-authored previous editions of STATISTICS FOR THE BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES, now in its Ninth Edition, and ESSENTIALS OF STATISTICS FOR THE BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES, now in its Sixth Edition.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Statistics.
2. Frequency Distributions.
3. Central Tendency.
4. Variability.
5. Z-Scores: Location of Scores and Standard Distributions.
6. Probability.
7. Probability and Samples: The Distribution of Sample Means.
8. Introduction to Hypothesis Testing.
9. Introduction to the t Statistic.
10. The t test for Two Independent Samples.
11. The t test for Two Related Samples.
12. Estimation.
13. Introduction to Analysis of Variance.
14. Repeated-Measures and Two-Factor Analysis of Variance.
15. Correlation and Regression.
16. The Chi-Square Statistic: Tests for Goodness of Fit and Independence.
Appendix A: Basic Mathematics Review.
Appendix B: Statistical Tables.
Appendix C: Solutions for Odd-Numbered Problems in the Text.
Appendix D: "General Instructions for Using SPSS".

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