## Scientific inquiry in the behavioral sciences: an introduction to statistics |

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### Contents

CHAPTER THE NATURE OF BEHAVIORAL INQUIRY | 1 |

CHAPTER STRUCTURING BEHAVIORAL INQUIRIES | 8 |

CHAPTER DESCRIBING BEHAVIORAL RESPONSES | 21 |

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alternative hypothesis analysis of variance Appendix arithmetic mean assumption average behavioral inquiry binomial distribution binomial formula Chapter chi-square coefficient of determination COMPUTE THE TEST confidence interval consider control group correlation coefficient corresponding data of Table degrees of freedom difference estimate event example experimental frequency distribution frequency polygon hypothesized value illustrated in Figure independent samples individual large sample level of significance measure median test normal curve normal distribution null hypothesis H0 observing a value outcome points pairs percentile rank population mean prediction equation probability distribution probability of observing question rank-ordered regression Reject H0 REJECT THE NULL rejection region relationship responses sample data sample mean sample result sample space sample variance sampling distribution seven-step procedure significantly small sample standard deviation standard error standard scores Step techniques test scores test statistic tion total number treatment unidirectional unit normal probability variable VN VTon