Statistical reasoning in the behavioral sciences / Bruce M. King, Edward W. Minium.

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Minium, Edward W., 1917
King, Bruce M. 
Subjects 
Educational statistics.
Psychometrics. 
Description 
xxiii, 487 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm.

Notes 
Rev. ed. of: Statistical reasoning in psychology and education. 4th ed. 2003.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 473479) and index. 
Contents 
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. Chisquare and inference about frequencies  ch. 19. Testing for differences among three or more groups: oneway analysis of variance (and some alternatives)  ch. 20. Factorial analysis of variance: the twofactor design for independent groups  ch. 21. Some (almost) assumptionfree 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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