Statistical reasoning in the behavioral sciences / Bruce M. King, Edward W. Minium.
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Minium, Edward W., 1917-
King, Bruce M.
xxiii, 487 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm.
Rev. ed. of: Statistical reasoning in psychology and education. 4th ed. 2003.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 473-479) and index.
ch. 1. Introduction -- ch. 2. Frequency distributions, percentiles, and percentile ranks -- ch. 3. Graphic representation of frequency distributions -- ch. 4. Central tendency -- ch. 5. Variability and standard (z) scores -- ch. 6. Standard scores and the normal curve -- ch. 7. Correlation -- ch. 8. Prediction -- ch. 9. Interpretive aspects of correlation and regression -- ch. 10. Probability -- ch. 11. Random sampling and sampling distributions -- ch. 12. Introduction to statistical inference: testing hypotheses about single means (z and t) -- ch. 13. Interpreting the results of hypothesis testing: effect size, type I and type II errors, and power -- ch. 14. Testing hypotheses about the difference between two independent groups -- ch. 15. Testing for a difference between two dependent (correlated) groups -- ch. 16. Inference about correlation coefficients -- ch. 17. An alternative to hypothesis testing: confidence intervals -- ch. 18. Chi-square and inference about frequencies -- ch. 19. Testing for differences among three or more groups: one-way analysis of variance (and some alternatives) -- ch. 20. Factorial analysis of variance: the two-factor design for independent groups -- ch. 21. Some (almost) assumption-free tests -- Epilogue: The realm of statistics -- Appendix A: Review of basic mathematics -- Appendix B: List of symbols -- Appendix C: Answers to problems -- Appendix D: Statistical tables.
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