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Introductory Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences

Introductory Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences - 5th edition

Introductory Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences - 5th edition

ISBN13: 9780470001882

ISBN10: 0470001887

Introductory Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences by Joan Welkowitz, Robert B. Ewen and Jacob Cohen - ISBN 9780470001882
Edition: 5TH 00
Copyright: 2000
Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich
Published: 2000
International: No
Introductory Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences by Joan Welkowitz, Robert B. Ewen and Jacob Cohen - ISBN 9780470001882

ISBN13: 9780470001882

ISBN10: 0470001887

Summary

This mid-level book introduces and explains statistical concepts and principles clearly, assuming minimal mathematical sophistication but avoiding a "cookbook" approach. The book also presents a broader outlook on hypothesis testing by including such often-neglected concepts as statistical power, indices and other techniques.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Part 1: INTRODUCTION

Introduction

Part 2: DESCRIPTIVE STATISTICS

Frequency Distributions and Graphics
Transformed Scores I: Percentiles
Measures of Central Tendency
Measures of Variability
Transformed Scores II: Z and T Scores
Additional Techniques for Describing Batches of Data

Part 3: INFERENTIAL STATISTICS

The General Strategy of Inferential Statistics
The Normal Curve Model
Inferences About the Mean of a Single Population
Testing Hypotheses About the Difference Between the Means of Two Populations
Linear Correlation and Prediction
Other Correlation Techniques
Introduction to Power Analysis
One-Way Analysis of Variance
Introduction to Factorial Design: Two-Way Analysis of Variance
Chi Square
Nonparametric and Distribution-Free Methods
Conclusion