9780314068064

Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences

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  • ISBN13:

    9780314068064

  • ISBN10:

    0314068066

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1995-11-28
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Table of Contents

PREFACE xi
CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION TO STATISTICS
1(35)
1.1 Statistics, Science, and Observations
3(1)
1.2 Populations and Samples
4(6)
1.3 The Scientific Method and the Design of Experiments
10(8)
1.4 Scales of Measurement
18(3)
1.5 Discrete and Continuous Variables
21(2)
1.6 Statistical Notation
23(6)
Summary
29(1)
Focus on Problem Solving
30(1)
Demonstrations 1.1 and 1.2
31(2)
Problems
33(3)
CHAPTER 2 FREQUENCY DISTRIBUTIONS
36(34)
2.1 Overview
38(1)
2.2 Frequency Distribution Tables
38(6)
2.3 Frequency Distribution Graphs
44(5)
2.4 The Shape of a Frequency Distribution
49(2)
2.5 Percentiles, Percentile Ranks, and Interpolation
51(7)
2.6 Stem and Leaf Displays
58(3)
Summary
61(1)
Focus on Problem Solving
62(1)
Demonstrations 2.1 and 2.2
63(3)
Problems
66(4)
CHAPTER 3 CENTRAL TENDENCY
70(35)
3.1 Overview
71(2)
3.2 The Mean
73(9)
3.3 The Median
82(5)
3.4 The Mode
87(1)
3.5 Selecting a Measure of Central Tendency
88(8)
3.6 Central Tendency and the Shape of the Distribution
96(3)
Summary
99(1)
Focus on Problem Solving
100(1)
Demonstrations 3.1 and 3.2
100(2)
Problems
102(3)
CHAPTER 4 VARIABILITY
105(31)
4.1 Overview
106(1)
4.2 The Range
107(1)
4.3 The Interquartile Range and Semi-Interquartile Range
108(2)
4.4 Standard Deviation and Variance for a Population
110(8)
4.5 Standard Deviation and Variance for Samples
118(6)
4.6 Properties of the Standard Deviation
124(4)
4.7 Comparing Measures of Variability
128(1)
Summary
129(1)
Focus on Problem Solving
130(1)
Demonstration 4.1
131(1)
Problems
132(4)
TIME OUT # 1
136(2)
CHAPTER 5 z-SCORES: LOCATION OF SCORES AND STANDARDIZED DISTRIBUTIONS
138(24)
5.1 Overview
139(2)
5.2 z-Scores and Location in a Distribution
141(5)
5.3 Using z-Scores to Standardize a Distribution
146(8)
5.4 Other Standardized Distributions Based on z-Scores
154(3)
Summary
157(1)
Focus on Problem Solving
157(1)
Demonstrations 5.1 and 5.2
158(2)
Problems
160(2)
CHAPTER 6 PROBABILITY
162(38)
6.1 Overview
163(1)
6.2 Introduction to Probability
164(6)
6.3 Probability and the Normal Distribution
170(12)
6.4 Percentiles and Percentile Ranks
182(5)
6.5 Probability and the Binomial Distribution
187(6)
Summary
193(1)
Focus on Problem Solving
194(1)
Demonstrations 6.1 and 6.2
195(2)
Problems
197(3)
CHAPTER 7 PROBABILITY AND SAMPLES: THE DISTRIBUTION OF SAMPLE MEANS
200(24)
7.1 Overview
201(1)
7.2 The Distribution of Sample Means
202(6)
7.3 Probability and the Distribution of Sample Means
208(3)
7.4 More About Standard Error
211(7)
Summary
218(1)
Focus on Problem Solving
219(1)
Demonstration 7.1
220(1)
Problems
221(3)
TIME OUT #2
224(1)
CHAPTER 8 INTRODUCTION TO HYPOTHESIS TESTING
225(40)
8.1 Overview
226(1)
8.2 The Logic of Hypothesis Testing
227(7)
8.3 Evaluating Hypothesis
234(12)
8.4 Directional (One-Tailed) Hypothesis Tests
246(4)
8.5 Statistical Power
250(5)
8.6 The General Elements of Hypothesis Testing: A Review
255(3)
Summary
258(1)
Focus on Problem Solving
259(1)
Demonstration 8.1
260(2)
Problems
262(3)
CHAPTER 9 INTRODUCTION TO THE t-STATISTIC
265(22)
9.1 Overview
266(1)
9.2 The t Statistic--A Substitute for z
267(5)
9.3 Hypothesis Tests with the t Statistic
272(8)
Summary
280(1)
Focus on Problem Solving
281(1)
Demonstration 9.1
281(2)
Problems
283(4)
CHAPTER 10 HYPOTHESIS TESTS WITH TWO INDEPENDENT SAMPLES
287(25)
10.1 Overview
288(1)
10.2 The t Statistic for an Independent-Measures Research Design
289(6)
10.3 Hypothesis Tests with the Independent-Measures t Statistic
295(8)
10.4 Assumptions Underlaying the Independent-Measures t Formula
303(2)
Summary
305(1)
Focus on Problem Solving
305(1)
Demonstration 10.1
306(2)
Problems
308(4)
CHAPTER 11 HYPOTHESIS TESTS WITH RELATED SAMPLES
312(25)
11.1 Overview
314(1)
11.2 The t Statistic for Related Samples
315(3)
11.3 Hypothesis Tests for the Repeated-Measures Design
318(5)
11.4 Hypothesis Testing with a Matched-Subjects Design
323(1)
11.5 Uses and Assumptions for Related-Samples t Tests
324(6)
Summary
330(1)
Focus on Problem Solving
331(1)
Demonstration 11.1
331(2)
Problems
333(4)
TIME OUT #3
337(2)
CHAPTER 12 ESTIMATION
339(32)
12.1 Overview
340(6)
12.2 Estimation with z-scores
346(5)
12.3 Estimation with the Single-Sample t Statistic
351(4)
12.4 Estimation with the Independent-Measures t Statistic
355(4)
12.5 Estimation with the Repeated-Measures t Statistic
359(3)
12.6 Factors Affecting the Width of a Confidence Interval
362(1)
Summary
362(1)
Focus on Problem Solving
363(1)
Demonstrations 12.1 and 12.2
363(5)
Problems
368(3)
CHAPTER 13 INTRODUCTION TO ANALYSIS OF VARIANCE
371(47)
13.1 Introduction
373(4)
13.2 The Logic of Analysis of Variance
377(4)
13.3 ANOVA Vocabulary, Notation, and Formulas
381(8)
13.4 The Distribution of F-Ratios
389(2)
13.5 Examples of Hypothesis Testing with ANOVA
391(10)
13.6 Post Hoc Tests
401(4)
13.7 The Relationship Between ANOVA and t Tests
405(3)
Summary
408(1)
Focus on Problem Solving
409(1)
Demonstration 13.1
410(3)
Problems
413(5)
CHAPTER 14 REPEATED-MEASURES ANALYSIS OF VARIANCE (ANOVA)
418(31)
14.1 Overview
419(1)
14.2 The Logic of Repeated-Measures ANOVA
420(3)
14.3 Notation and Formulas for Repeated-Measures ANOVA
423(8)
14.4 Testing Hypotheses with the Repeated-Measures ANOVA
431(5)
14.5 Advantages of the Repeated-Measures Design
436(1)
14.6 Assumptions of the Repeated-Measures ANOVA
437(2)
Summary
439(1)
Focus on Problem Solving
440(1)
Demonstration 14.1
441(3)
Problems
444(5)
CHAPTER 15 TWO-FACTOR ANALYSIS OF VARIANCE (INDEPENDENT MEASURES)
449(49)
15.1 Overview
450(2)
15.2 Main Effects and Interactions
452(8)
15.3 Notation and Formulas
460(12)
15.4 Examples of the Two-Factor ANOVA
472(12)
15.5 Assumptions for the Two-Factor ANOVA
484(1)
Summary
485(1)
Focus on Problem Solving
485(1)
Demonstration 15.1
486(6)
Problems
492(6)
TIME OUT #4
498(1)
CHAPTER 16 CORRELATION AND REGRESSION
499(47)
16.1 Overview
500(5)
16.2 The Pearson Correlation
505(5)
16.3 Understanding and Interpreting the Pearson Correlation
510(4)
16.4 Hypothesis Tests with the Pearson Correlation
514(5)
16.5 Other Measures of Relationship
519(5)
16.6 Introduction to Regression
524(13)
Summary
537(1)
Focus on Problem Solving
538(1)
Demonstration 16.1
539(2)
Problems
541(5)
CHAPTER 17 THE CHI-SQUARE STATISTIC: TESTS FOR GOODNESS OF FIT AND INDEPENDENCE
546(38)
17.1 Overview: Parametric and Nonparametric Statistical Tests
547(1)
17.2 The Chi-Square Test for Goodness of Fit
548(11)
17.3 The Chi-Square Test for Independence
559(11)
17.4 Assumptions and Restrictions for Chi-Square Tests
570(1)
17.5 Special Applications of the Chi-Square Tests
570(6)
Summary
576(1)
Focus on Problem Solving
577(1)
Demonstration 17.1
577(3)
Problems
580(4)
CHAPTER 18 THE BINOMIAL TEST
584(15)
18.1 Overview
585(1)
18.2 Logic and Formulas for the Binomial Test
586(1)
18.3 The Binomial Test
587(3)
18.4 The Relation between Chi-Square and the Binomial Test
590(1)
18.5 The Sign Test
591(3)
Summary
594(1)
Focus on Problem Solving
595(1)
Demonstration 18.1
595(1)
Problems
596(3)
CHAPTER 19 STATISTICAL TECHNIQUES FOR ORDINAL DATA: MANN-WHITNEY AND WILCOXON TESTS AND SPEARMAN CORRELATION
599
19.1 Data From An Ordinal Scale
601(2)
19.2 The Mann-Whitney U-Test
603(8)
19.3 The Wilcoxon Signed-Ranks Test
611(5)
19.4 The Spearman Correlation
616(5)
Summary
621(1)
Focus on Problem Solving
622(1)
Demonstrations 19.1, 19.2, and 19.3
623(4)
Problems
627
APPENDIX A BASIC MATHEMATICS REVIEW A-1(23)
APPENDIX B STATISTICAL TABLES A-24(14)
APPENDIX C SOLUTIONS FOR ODD-NUMBERED PROBLEMS IN THE TEXT A-38(19)
STATISTICS ORGANIZER A-57(13)
REFERENCES A-70(2)
INDEX A-72

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