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The best-selling introduction to statistics for students in the behavioral and social sciences, the Seventh Edition of STATISTICS FOR THE BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES continues to offer students straightforward instruction, accuracy, built-in learning aids, and real-world examples. Authors Frederick Gravetter and Larry Wallnau help students understand statistical procedures through a conceptual context that explains why the procedure was developed and when it should be used. The authors offer students numerous opportunities to practice statistical techniques through learning checks, examples, demonstrations, and problems. Instructors value the unparalleled ancillary package that accompanies this book, now including JoinInTM on TurningPoint® content for Personal Response System "clickers."
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Part I. INTRODUCTION AND DESCRIPTIVE STATISTICS.
1. Introduction to Statistics.
2. Frequency Distributions.
3. Central Tendency.
4. Variability.
Part II. FOUNDATIONS OF INFERENTIAL STATISTICS.
5. z-Scores: Location of Scores and Standardized Distributions.
6. Probability.
7. Probability and Samples: The Distribution of Sample Means.
Part III. INFERENCES ABOUT MEANS AND MEAN DIFFERENCES.
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 Analysis of Variance (ANOVA).
15. Two-Factor Analysis of Variance (Independent Measures).
Part IV. CORRELATIONS AND NONPARAMETRIC TESTS.
16. Correlation.
17. Introduction to Regression.
18. The Chi-Square Statistic: Tests for Goodness of Fit and Independence.
19. The Binomial Test.
20. Statistical Techniques for Ordinal Data: Mann-Whitney, Wilcoxon, Kruskal-Wallis, and Friedman Tests.
Appendix A: Basic Mathematics Review.
Appendix B: Statistical Tables.
Appendix C: Solutions for End-of-Chapter Problems.
Appendix D: General Insturctions for Using SPSS.
Statistics Organizer. References.
Index.
Frederick J. Gravetter and Larry B. Wallnau
ISBN13: 978-0495095200The best-selling introduction to statistics for students in the behavioral and social sciences, the Seventh Edition of STATISTICS FOR THE BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES continues to offer students straightforward instruction, accuracy, built-in learning aids, and real-world examples. Authors Frederick Gravetter and Larry Wallnau help students understand statistical procedures through a conceptual context that explains why the procedure was developed and when it should be used. The authors offer students numerous opportunities to practice statistical techniques through learning checks, examples, demonstrations, and problems. Instructors value the unparalleled ancillary package that accompanies this book, now including JoinInTM on TurningPoint® content for Personal Response System "clickers."
New to the Edition
Features
Table of Contents
Part I. INTRODUCTION AND DESCRIPTIVE STATISTICS.
1. Introduction to Statistics.
2. Frequency Distributions.
3. Central Tendency.
4. Variability.
Part II. FOUNDATIONS OF INFERENTIAL STATISTICS.
5. z-Scores: Location of Scores and Standardized Distributions.
6. Probability.
7. Probability and Samples: The Distribution of Sample Means.
Part III. INFERENCES ABOUT MEANS AND MEAN DIFFERENCES.
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 Analysis of Variance (ANOVA).
15. Two-Factor Analysis of Variance (Independent Measures).
Part IV. CORRELATIONS AND NONPARAMETRIC TESTS.
16. Correlation.
17. Introduction to Regression.
18. The Chi-Square Statistic: Tests for Goodness of Fit and Independence.
19. The Binomial Test.
20. Statistical Techniques for Ordinal Data: Mann-Whitney, Wilcoxon, Kruskal-Wallis, and Friedman Tests.
Appendix A: Basic Mathematics Review.
Appendix B: Statistical Tables.
Appendix C: Solutions for End-of-Chapter Problems.
Appendix D: General Insturctions for Using SPSS.
Statistics Organizer. References.
Index.