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Statistics need not be dull and dry! Wendy Steinberg and SAGE Publications bring you Statistics Alive! (available with or without SPSS v. 18.0). Presented in short, digestible modules and written in a conversational tone, with anecdotal stories and light-hearted humor, this textáis an enjoyable read. Students are shown the underlying logic to what theyÆre learning, and well-crafted practice and self-check features help ensure that that new knowledge sticks. Coverage of probability theory and mathematical proofs is minimized without sacrificing the rigor of the overall text.áInstructors will find Statistics Alive! perfect for use in departments of psychology, counseling, education, and more.á The 2nd edition includes new SPSS exercises and a new module on Introduction to Multiple Regression as well as new 'Another Calculation Example' Sections.
Table of Contents
|List of Figures|
|List of Tables|
|Supplemental Material for Use With Statistics Alive!|
|About the Author|
|Preliminary Information: "First Things First"|
|Math Review, Vocabulary, and Symbols|
|Tables and Graphs: "On Display"|
|Frequency and Percentile Tables|
|Graphs and Plots|
|Central Tendency: "Bull's-Eye"|
|Mode, Median, and Mean|
|Dispersion: "From Here To Eternity"|
|Range, Variance, and Standard Deviation|
|The Normal Curve and Standard Scores: "What's the Score?"|
|Percent Area and the Normal Curve|
|Score Transformations and Their Effects|
|Probability: "Odds Are"|
|Probability Definitions and Theorems|
|The Binomial Distribution|
|Inferential Theory: "Of Truth and Relativity"|
|Sampling, Variables, and Hypotheses|
|Errors and Significance|
|The z Score as a Hypothesis Test|
|The One-Sample Test: "Are They From Our Part of Town?"|
|Standard Error of the Mean|
|Normal Deviate Z Test|
|One-Sample t Test|
|Interpreting and Reporting One-Sample t: Error, Confidence, and Parameter Estimates|
|The Two-Sample Test: "Ours Is Better Than Yours"|
|Standard Error of the Difference Between the Means|
|t Test With Independent Samples and Equal Sample Sizes|
|t test With Unequal Sample Sizes|
|t Test With Related Samples|
|Interpreting and Reporting Two-Sample t: Error, Confidence, and Parameter Estimates|
|The Multisample Test: "Ours Is Better Than Yours or Theirs"|
|ANOVA Logic: Sums of Squares, Partitioning, and mean Squares|
|One-Way ANOVA: Independent Samples and Equal Sample Sizes|
|Post Hoc Tests: "So Who's Responsible?"|
|Turkey HSD Test|
|More Than One Idependent Variable: "Double Dutch Jump Rope"|
|Main Effects and Interaction Effects|
|Nonparametric Statistics: "Without Form or Void"|
|One-Variable Chi-Square: Goodness of Fit|
|Two-Variable Chi-Square: Test of Independence|
|Effect Size and Power: "How Much Is Enough?"|
|Measures of Effect Size|
|Power and the Factors Effecting It|
|Correlation: "Whither Thou Goest, I Will Go"|
|Relationship Strength and Direction|
|Linear Prediction: "You're So Predictable"|
|Standard Error of Prediction|
|Introduction to Multiple Regression|
|Review: "Say It Again, Sam"|
|Selecting the Appropriate Analysis|
|Normal Curve Table|
|F Table (ANOVA)|
|Studentized Range Statistic (for Tukey HSD)|
|Odd Solutions Texbook Exercises|
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