Buy Textbooks  |  Rent Textbooks  |  Sell Textbooks  |  eTextbooks
Help  |  Questions? 1-877-292-6442
Hello, Sign In
Your Account
0

Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences - 4th edition

Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences (ISBN10: 0534569250; ISBN13: 9780534569259)
ISBN13: 978-0534569259
ISBN10: 0534569250

Summary: Now your students can become intelligent consumers of scientific research, without being overwhelmed by the statistics! Jaccard and Becker's text teaches students the basic skills for analyzing data and helps them become intelligent consumers of scientific information. Praised for its real-life applications, the text tells students when to use a particular statistic, why they should use it, and how the statistic should be computed and interpreted. Because many studen ...show morets, given a set of data, cannot determine where to begin in answering relevant research questions, the authors explicate the issues involved in selecting a statistical test. Each statistical technique is introduced by giving instances where the test is most typically applied followed by an interesting research example (each example is taken from psychology literature).

Benefits:

  • "Applications to the Analysis of a Social Problem" sections present vivid accounts of how data are analyzed in the real world.
  • "Method of Presentation" sections provide examples of how statistical analysis are typically presented in real research reports.
  • "Exercises to Apply Concepts," found at the end of each chapter, let students work through exercises that use interesting, literature-based examples.
  • The book features multiple-choice questions at the end of each chapter, in addition to its extensive short-answer and computational problems.
  • In-chapter and end-of-chapter exercises and solutions have been "double checked" for accuracy.
  • NEW! Emphasis and discussion on "effect size" estimation and confidence intervals in research in the social sciences (found in Chapters 8, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, and 17) has been increased.
  • NEW! Each chapter that describes a parametric inferential statistic now includes a section on confidence intervals. Good examples of this appear in chapters 1, 3, 9, 12, 14, and 17.
  • NEW! This edition offers more in-depth discussion on issues surrounding null hypothesis testing (chapters 8, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17).
  • NEW! "Examples from the Literature" feature additional coverage of recent statistical emphases found in the scientific journals.
...show less

Edition/Copyright: 4TH 02
Cover: Hardback
Publisher: Wadsworth, Inc
Published: 10/29/2001
International: No

View Author Bio
View Table of Contents

Other Editions of Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences:


List Price: $222.75
Used $66.81
Used
Save $155.94 (70%)
  • FREE shipping over $25
  • In stock
  • 30-day returns
Condition:
Order this book in the next 19 hours and 50 minutes and it ships by Noon CT tomorrow!
New  Currently Sold Out
Marketplace sellers starting at $6.20

13 more offers below.

The Marketplace on Textbooks.com
Additional Sellers for Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences
Just for you, we curate a growing list of independent booksellers, giving you even MORE choices when shopping for your textbooks.
Keep in mind: Marketplace orders do NOT qualify for free shipping. More about the MarketplaceMore about the Marketplace

Filter by:   All (13)  |  New (2)  |  Like New (1)  |  Very Good (2)  |  Good (4)  |  Acceptable (4)

Price
 
Condition
Seller
Comments
$24.95
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
omgtextbooks
Pueblo West, CO
Seller Rating: 3.7
Belmont, CA 2001 Hard cover 4th ed. Good. Glued binding. Paper over boards. 659 p. Contains: Illustrations.
$43.65
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
SellBackYourBook
Aurora, IL
Seller Rating: 4.47
0534569250 Item in good condition. Textbooks may not include supplemental items i.e. CDs, access codes etc... All day low prices, buy from us sell to us we do it all!!
$78.49
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
Books Revisited
Chatham, NJ
Seller Rating: 4.49
Possible retired library copy, some have markings or writing. May or may not include accessories such as CD or access codes.
$167.00
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
One Planet Books
Columbia, MO
Seller Rating: 4.55
Ships same day or next business day! UPS expedited shipping available (Priority Mail for AK/HI/APO/PO Boxes). Used sticker & some writing and/or highlighting. Used books may not include working access ...show more code or dust jacket ...show less
Page:   1  
Close
Close
Close