Essentials of Statistics for the Behavioral Science

ISBN-10: 0495383945
ISBN-13: 9780495383949
Edition: 6th 2008
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Book details

List price: $290.95
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 4/17/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 592
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.640
Language: English

Gravetter and Wallnau's proven best-seller gives you straightforward instruction, guaranteed accuracy, built-in learning aids, and plenty of real-world examples that will help you understand statistical concepts. The authors take time to explain statistical procedures so that you can go beyond memorizing formulas and gain a conceptual understanding of statistics. The authors also take care to show you how having an understanding of statistical procedures will help you comprehend published findings and will lead you to become a savvy consumer of information. Known for its exceptional accuracy and examples, this text also has a complete supplements package to support your learning.

Frederick J Gravetter is Professor Emeritus of Psychology at The College at Brockport, State University of New York College. While teaching at Brockport, he specialized in statistics, research design, and cognitive psychology. Dr. Gravetter received his Bachelor's degree in mathematics from M.I.T. and his Ph.D. in psychology from Duke University. In addition to publishing several research articles, Dr. Gravetter is co-author of the best-selling STATISTICS FOR THE BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES, 9th Edition, ESSENTIALS OF STATISTICS FOR THE BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES, 8th Edition, and (with Lori-Ann B. Forzano) RESEARCH METHODS FOR THE BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES, 5th Edition.

Larry B. Wallnau is Professor Emeritus of Psychology at the State University of New York College at Brockport. The recipient of grants and awards in both research and teaching, Dr. Wallnau has published numerous research articles primarily on the effect of psychotropic drugs. With Frederick J Gravetter, he has co-authored previous editions of STATISTICS FOR THE BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES, now in its Ninth Edition, and ESSENTIALS OF STATISTICS FOR THE BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES, now in its Sixth Edition.

Introduction to Statistics
Frequency Distributions
Central Tendency
Variability
Z-Scores: Location of Scores and Standard Distributions
Probability
Probability and Samples: The Distribution of Sample Means
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 Analysis of Variance
Repeated-Measures and Two-Factor Analysis of Variance
Correlation and Regression
The Chi-Square Statistic: Tests for Goodness of Fit and Independence
Basic Mathematics Review
Statistical Tables
Solutions for Odd-Numbered Problems in the Text
"General Instructions for Using SPSS"

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