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Gravetter and Wallnau's proven best-seller offers the straightforward instruction, accuracy, built-in learning aids, and wealth of real-world examples that professors AND students have come to appreciate. The authors integrate applications to ensure that even students with a weak background in mathematics can achieve mastery of statistical concepts. They skillfully demonstrate that having an understanding of statistical procedures will help them not only understand published findings, but also become savvy consumers of information. Known for its exceptional accuracy and examples, this text also has a complete supplements package to support instructors with class preparation and testing.
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Author Bio
Gravetter, Frederick J. : State University of New York College, Brockport
Frederick J. Gravetter is best-selling author of ESSENTIALS OF STATISTICS FOR THE BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES, Fourth Edition; and the recently published RESEARCH METHODS FOR THE BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES (co-authored with Lori Forzano). Dr. 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, experimental 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.
Wallnau, Larry B. : State University of New York at Brockport
Larry B. Wallnau is Professor of Psychology at the State University of New York College at Brockport. The receipient of grants and awards in both research and teaching, Dr. Wallnau has published numerous research articles primarily on the effect of psychotropic drugs. With Dr. Gravetter, he has co-authored previous editions of STATISTICS FOR THE BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES, Sixth Edition and ESSENTIALS OF STATISTICS FOR THE BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES, Fourth Edition.
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-Statistics.
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).
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, Wilcoxson, and Krushal-Wallis Tests.
Appendix A: Basic Mathematics Review.
Appendix B: Statistical Tables.
Appendix C: Solutions for Odd-Numbered Problems in the Text.
Frederick J. Gravetter and Larry B. Wallnau
ISBN13: 978-0534602468Gravetter and Wallnau's proven best-seller offers the straightforward instruction, accuracy, built-in learning aids, and wealth of real-world examples that professors AND students have come to appreciate. The authors integrate applications to ensure that even students with a weak background in mathematics can achieve mastery of statistical concepts. They skillfully demonstrate that having an understanding of statistical procedures will help them not only understand published findings, but also become savvy consumers of information. Known for its exceptional accuracy and examples, this text also has a complete supplements package to support instructors with class preparation and testing.
Benefits :
Author Bio
Gravetter, Frederick J. : State University of New York College, Brockport
Frederick J. Gravetter is best-selling author of ESSENTIALS OF STATISTICS FOR THE BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES, Fourth Edition; and the recently published RESEARCH METHODS FOR THE BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES (co-authored with Lori Forzano). Dr. 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, experimental 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.
Wallnau, Larry B. : State University of New York at Brockport
Larry B. Wallnau is Professor of Psychology at the State University of New York College at Brockport. The receipient of grants and awards in both research and teaching, Dr. Wallnau has published numerous research articles primarily on the effect of psychotropic drugs. With Dr. Gravetter, he has co-authored previous editions of STATISTICS FOR THE BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES, Sixth Edition and ESSENTIALS OF STATISTICS FOR THE BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES, Fourth Edition.
Table of 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-Statistics.
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).
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, Wilcoxson, and Krushal-Wallis Tests.
Appendix A: Basic Mathematics Review.
Appendix B: Statistical Tables.
Appendix C: Solutions for Odd-Numbered Problems in the Text.