Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences


Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences



By: Frederick J. Gravetter [College at Brockport emeritus] and Larry B. Wallnau [College at Brockport emeritus].

"Master statistics with STATISTICS FOR THE BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES! With straightforward instruction, built-in learning aids, and real world examples, this psychology text provides you with the tools you need to succeed. You will have numerous opportunities to practice statistical techniques through learning checks, examples, demonstrations, and problems. Exam preparation is made easy with a student companion website that provides tutorials, crossword puzzles, flashcards, learning objectives, and more!"--from the publisher



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7th edition.

Australia ; Belmont, CA : Thomson/Wadsworth, c2007.

xxi, 759 : illustrations ; 27 cm.


Psychology | Statistics and Probability




Located in Drake Library at: BF39 .G72 2007

CONTENTS: Introduction to statistics -- Frequency distributions -- Central tendency -- Variability -- z-Scores: location of scores and standardized distributions -- Probability -- Probability and samples -- Introduction to hypothesis testing -- Introduction to the t statistic -- The t test for two independent samples -- The t test for two related samples -- Estimation -- Introduction to the analysis of variance -- Repeated-measures analysis of variance (ANOVA) -- Two-factor analysis of variance (independent measures) -- Correlation -- 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 -- Appendix A. Basic mathematics review -- Appendix B. Statistical tables -- Appendix C. Solutions for odd-numbered problems -- Appendix D. General instructions for using SPSS -- Statistics organizer.