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Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences

By Susan A. Nolan, Thomas E. Heinzen

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Format: Hardcover, 768 pages, 3rd Edition
Published In: United States, 16 July 2014
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Nolan and Heinzen s uniquely effective introduction to statistics captivates students with its real-world storytelling and examples, its highly visual approach to teaching statistics, its accessible treatment of mathematical topics, and its helpful, step-by-step worked examples. The new edition focuses on enhancing those signature strengths while adding powerful new tools to the book s media offerings.

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Table of Contents

1. An Introduction to Statistics and Research Design 2. Frequency Distributions 3. Visual Displays of Data 4. Central Tendency and Variability 5. Sampling and Probability 6. The Normal Curve, Standardization, and z Scores 7. Hypothesis Testing with z Tests 8. Confidence Intervals, Effect Size, and Power 9. The Single-Sample t Test 10. The Paired-Samples t Test 11. The Independent-Samples t Test 12. Between-Groups ANOVA 13. Within-Groups ANOVA 14. Two-Way Between-Groups ANOVA 15. Correlation 16. Regression 17. Chi Square Tests 18. Nonparametric Tests with Ordinal Data

About the Author

Susan Nolan graduated from the College of the Holy Cross, USA and earned her PhD in clinical psychology from Northwestern University, USA. Her research involves experimental investigations of the role of gender in the interpersonal consequences of depression and studies of gender and mentoring in science and technology, funded in part by the National Science Foundation. Susan is the Associate Dean of Graduate Studies for the College of Arts and Sciences, as well as an Associate Professor of Psychology, at Seton Hall University in New Jersey, USA. She has served as a statistical consultant to researchers at several universities, medical schools, corporations, and nongovernmental organizations. Tom Heinzen is a magna cum laude graduate of Rockford College USA; he earned his PhD in social psychology at the State University of New York at Albany, USA in just three years. He published his first book on frustration and creativity in government two years later, was a research associate in public policy until he was fired over the shape of a graph, consulted for the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth, and then began a teaching career at William Paterson State University of New Jersey, USA. He founded the psychology club, established an undergraduate research conference, and has been awarded various teaching honours while continuing to write journal articles, books, plays, and two novels that support the teaching of general psychology and statistics.

EAN: 9781464109225
ISBN: 1464109222
Publisher: W.H.Freeman & Co Ltd
Dimensions: 25.4 x 20.32 x 2.79 centimetres (0.93 kg)
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