# Statistics for the Behavioral and Social Sciences, CourseSmart eTextbook, 5th Edition

Published Date: Jun 28, 2010

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## Description

For one-quarter/semester courses that focus on the basics or combine statistics with research methods.

By using definitional formulas to emphasize the concepts of statistics, rather than rote memorization, students work problems in a way that keeps them constantly aware of the underlying logic of what they are doing.

Here, in the fifth edition of Statistics for the Behavioral and Social Sciences, the authors have refined their text by building off an already well-established approach - emphasizing the intuitive, deemphasizing the mathematical, and explaining everything in direct, simple language - but also going beyond these principles to both further student understanding and stimulate the long-suffering community of statistics instructors. By using definitional formulas to emphasize the concepts of statistics, rather than rote memorization, students work problems in a way that keeps them constantly aware of the underlying logic of what they are doing.

Chapter 1 - Displaying the Order in a Group of Numbers Using Tables and Graphs

Chapter 2 - The Mean, Variance, Standard Deviation, and Z Scores

Chapter 3 - Correlation and Prediction

Chapter 4 - Some Key Ingredients for Inferential Statistics: The Normal Curve, Sample Versus Population, and Probability

Chapter 5 - Introduction to Hypothesis Testing

Chapter 6 - Hypothesis Tests with Means of Samples

Chapter 7 - Making Sense of Statistical Significance: Effect Size and Statistical Power

Chapter 8 - Introduction to the t Test: Single Sample and Dependent Means

Chapter 9 - The t Test for Independent Means

Chapter 10 - Introduction to the Analysis of Variance

Chapter 11- Chi-Square Tests and Strategies When Population Distributions Are Not Normal

Chapter 12 - Applying Statistical Methods in Your Own Research Project

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\$80.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-205-79726-4