## Basic statistics for the behavioral sciencesThough briefer than Statistical Methods for Educational and Psychology, Third Edition, the approach of BSBS-III is the same: conceptual rather than mathematical. The authors stress the understanding, applications, and interpretation of concepts rather than derivation and proof or hand-computation. |

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### Contents

Frequency Distributions | 6 |

Scales of Measurement and Measures of Central Tendency | 20 |

Measures of Variability | 35 |

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Basic Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences, Volume 1 Kenneth D. Hopkins,B. R. Hopkins,Gene V. Glass No preview available - 1996 |

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05 level 95 confidence interval ANOVA Appendix Table approximately average central tendency Chapter computed correlation coefficient critical value degrees of freedom dependent variable equal equation example expected value F-distribution F-ratio factor Figure frequency distribution grade greater H0 is rejected H0 is true height hence homoscedasticity hypothesis testing illustrated increase independent inferential statistics interaction IQ scores less MASTERY TEST MATH NOTE mean difference measures of central median multiple normal curve normal distribution null hypothesis number of observations obtained one-tailed test parameter parent population percent percentage percentile predicted probability PROBLEMS AND EXERCISES proportion random sample randomly ratio regression reject H0 relationship sample means sampling distribution sampling error scale scatterplot significant skewed standard deviation standard error standard scores statistical hypothesis sum of squares sY.x teachers tenable testing H0 treatment two-factor ANOVA type-I error variance z-score z-test zero