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Author Hinkle, Dennis E., author

Title Applied statistics for the behavioral sciences / Dennis Hinkle, William Wiersma, Stephen G. Jurs
Edition Fifth edition
Published Boston, Mass. : Houghton Mifflin ; [London] : Hi Marketing] [distributor], [2003]
Belmont, CA : Wadsworth, Cengage Learning, c2003


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Description xxi, 756 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Introduction -- Organizing and graphing data -- Describing distributions : individual scores, central tendency, and variation -- The normal distribution -- Correlation : a measure of relationship -- Linear regression : prediction -- Sampling, probability, and sampling distributions -- Hypothesis testing : one-sample case for the mean -- Estimation : one-sample case for the mean -- Hypothesis testing : one-sample case for other statistics -- Hypothesis testing : two-sample case for the mean -- Hypothesis testing : two-sample case for other statistics -- Determining power and sample size -- Hypothesis testing, K-sample case : analysis of variance, one-way classification -- Multiple-comparison procedures -- Analysis of variance, two-way classification -- Linear regression : estimation and hypothesis testing -- Multiple linear regression -- Analysis of covariance -- Other correlation coefficients -- Chi-square (X²) tests for frequencies -- Other nonparametric tests -- Appendix A. Data sets and computer exercises -- Appendix B. Computational examples -- Appendix C. Tables -- Appendix D. Answers to exercises -- Appendix E. Glossary
Summary Written for students studying in a variety of social science areas, not solely the psychology student, this book is designed to give each student a conceptual understanding of the basic statistical procedures used in behavioral sciences
Notes Previous edition: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1998
Tables on end papers
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 742-745) and index
Subject Social sciences -- Statistical methods.
Author Jurs, Stephen G., author
Wiersma, William, author
LC no. 2001131503
ISBN 0495808857
0618124055 (hardback)
9780618124053 (hardback)