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By far the best-selling introduction to statistics for users in the behavioral and social sciences, this book continues to offer straightforward instruction, accuracy, built-in learning aids, and real-world examples. The goal of STATISTICS FOR THE BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES, 8th Edition is to not only teach the methods of statistics, but also to convey the basic principles of objectivity and logic that are essential for science and valuable in everyday life. Authors Frederick Gravetter and Larry Wallnau help users understand statistical procedures through a conceptual context that explains why the procedures were developed and when they should be used. Users have numerous opportunities to practice statistical techniques through Learning Checks, examples, step-by-step Demonstrations, and problems.
Table of Contents
Introduction And Descriptive Statistics
Introduction to Statistics
Foundations Of Inferential Statistics
z-Scores: Location of Scores and Standardized Distributions
Probability and Samples: The Distribution of Sample Means
Inferences About Means And Mean Differences
Introduction to Hypothesis Testing
Introduction to the t Statistic
The t Test for Two Independent Samples
The t Test for Two Related Samples
Introduction to Analysis of Variance
Repeated-Measures Analysis of Variance (ANOVA)
Two-Factor Analysis of Variance (Independent Measures)
Correlations And Nonparametric Tests
Introduction to Regression
The Chi-Square Statistic: Tests for Goodness of Fit and Independence
The Binomial Test
Statistical Techniques for Ordinal Data: Mann-Whitney, Wilcoxon, Kruskal Wallis, and Friedman Tests
Basic Mathematics Review
Solutions for Odd-Numbered Problems
General Instructions for Using SPSS
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