Applied Statistics for the Behavioural Sciences

Applied Statistics for the Behavioural Sciences

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Written for students studying in a variety of social science areas, not solely for the psychology student, Applied Statistics is designed to give each student a conceptual understanding of the basic statistical procedures used in behavioural sciences, as well as the computational skills to carry them out. Assuming only a basic knowledge of mathematics and algebra, Hinkle uses a clear presentation, accessible language, and step-by-step examples to help students develop a solid understanding of statistics. Highlights of this fifth edition: * New! Additional SPSS Coverage - SPSS computer printouts and interpreting the results of sample exercises are included throughout the text * New! Coverage of SPSS on the Web - includes the logical processes for various SPSS procedures * Updated and Expanded Coverage - "effect size" has been expanded in Chapter 13- Determining Power and Sample Size * Applied Research Scenarios: Psychology, education, sociology, political science, and marketing scenarios are used in chapter exercises * Student-Centred Pedagogy - each chapter includes an opening list of key concepts, and highlighted key statements throughout
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Product details

  • Hardback | 768 pages
  • 196.6 x 280 x 33.78mm | 1,387g
  • Houghton Mifflin (Academic)
  • Boston, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 5th Revised edition
  • 0618124055
  • 9780618124053
  • 697,143

Table of contents

Preface 1. Introduction 2. Organising & Graphing Data 3. Describing Distributions 4. The Normal Distribution 5. Correlation: A Measure of Relationship 6. Linear Regression: Prediction 7. Sampling, Probability, & Sampling Distributions 8. Hypothesis Testing: One-Sample Case for the Mean 9. Estimation: One-Sample Case for the Mean 10. One-Sample Case for Other Statistics 11. Two-Sample Case for the Mean 12. Two-Sample Case for Other Statistics 13. Determining Power & Sample Size 14. K-Sample Case: Analysis of Variance, 15. One-way Classification
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About Dennis E. Hinkle

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