Statistics for Psychology

Statistics for Psychology : International Edition

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For one/two semester undergraduate courses in Introductory Statistical Methods for Psychology.This third edition of the popular text capitalizes on a successful approach of using definitional formulas to emphasize concepts of statistics, rather than rote memorization. This approach constantly reminds students of the logic behind what they are learning, and each procedure is taught both verbally and numerically, which permanently establishes the concepts in the students' minds. Thoroughly revised with new content, many new examples, new pedagogical features, and doubling the number of practice problems, this text takes the reader from basic procedures through analysis of variance (ANOVA), and not only teaches statistics, but prepares students to read and understand research articles.
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  • Paperback | 710 pages
  • 201 x 254 x 28mm | 1,316g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • 3rd edition
  • 013122901X
  • 9780131229013

Table of contents

1. Displaying the Order in a Group of Numbers. 2. The Mean, Variance, Standard Deviation, and Z Scores. 3. Correlation. 4. Prediction. 5. Some Key Ingredients for Inferential Statistics: The Normal Curve, Probability, and Population Versus Sample. 6. Introduction to Hypothesis Testing. 7. Hypothesis Tests with Means of Samples. 8. Making Sense of Statistical Significance: Effect Size, Decision Error, and Statistical Power. 9. Introduction to the t Test. 10. The t Test for Independent Means. 11. Introduction to the Analysis of Variance. 12. The Structural Model in the Analysis of Variance. 13. Factorial Analysis of Variance. 14. Chi-Square Tests. 15. Strategies When Population Distributions Are Not Normal: Data Transformations and Rank-Order Tests. 16. Integrating What You Have Learned: The General Linear Model. 17. Making Sense of Advanced Statistical Procedures in Research Articles. Appendix A: Overview of the Logic and Language of Psychology Research. Appendix B: Tables. Answers to Set I Practice Problems. Glossary. Glossary of Symbols. References. Index.
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