Using and Interpreting Statistics

Edition: 2nd
Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 2013-02-19
Publisher(s): Worth Publishers
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Now published by Worth, Eric Corty’s engaging, easy-to-understand textbook focuses on the needs of behavioral science students encountering statistical practices for the first time. An award-winning master teacher, Corty speaks to students in their language, with an approachable voice that conveys the basics of statistics step-by-step. Examples come from the behavioral and social sciences, as well as from recognizable aspects of everyday life to help students see the relevance of statistics.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Statistics
2. Frequency Distributions
3. Measures of Central Tendency and Variability
4. z Scores and the Normal Distribution
5. Probability and Sampling
6. Introduction to Hypothesis Testing
7. One-Sample t Tests
8. Independent Sample t Tests
9. Paired-Sample t Tests
10. Between-Subjects ANOVA
11. One-Way, Repeated Measures ANOVA
12. Between-Subjects, Two-Way ANOVA
13. Correlation
14. Regression and Prediction with Pearson r
15. Non-Parametric Statistics
16. Selecting the Right Statistical Test


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