Essential Statistics for the Social and Behavioral Sciences

Essential Statistics for the Social and Behavioral Sciences : A Conceptual Approach

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For undergraduate-level courses in Introductory Statistics in any social/behavioral science program.Designed specifically to teach statistics to social and behavioral science majors, this text features a conceptual, intuitive approach that clearly shows the continuity and interrelatedness of the techniques discussed. It helps students become intelligent consumers of the social/behavioral science literature and provides them with the fundamental tools of research.
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  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 174 x 234 x 16mm | 458.14g
  • Pearson
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 0130193399
  • 9780130193391

Table of contents

1. Introduction to Statistical Analysis. 2. Presenting and Summarizing Data. 3. Central Tendency and Dispersion. 4. Probability and the Normal Curve. 5. The Sampling Distribution and Estimation Procedures. 6. Hypothesis Testing: Interval/Ratio Data. 7. Analysis of Variance. 8. Hypothesis Testing with Categorical Data: Chi-Square Test. 9. Non-Parametric Measures of Association. 10. Elaboration of Tabular Data. 11. Bivariate Correlation and Regression. 12. Multivariate Correlation and Regression. 13. Introduction to Logistic Regression. Appendix A: Statistical Tables. Appendix B: Answers to Odd Numbered Problems. Glossary. Index.
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