## Elementary statistical methods in psychology and educationSome remarks about the nature of behavior science data; The frequency distribution; Percentile ranks and percentiles; Symbolic representation of data; Indexes of location or central tendency; Measures of variability; Linear transformation; Introduction to some probability concepts; The normal probability distribution; Introduction to sampling theory; Testing statistical hypotheses: the classical hypothesis testing procedure; Sampling theory as it applied to difference between means and proportions: large samples; Interval estimation; Some small-sample theory and its application; Introduction to bayesian inference; Correlation; The prediction problem; Sampling-error theory for simple linear regression. |

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### Contents

Introduction | 1 |

Some Remarks About the Nature | 10 |

The Frequency Distribution | 19 |

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Elementary Statistical Methods in Psychology: And Education, Study Manual Paul J. Blommers,Robert A. Forsyth No preview available - 1984 |

Elementary Statistical Methods in Psychology and Education Paul J. Blommers,Robert A. Forsyth No preview available - 1983 |

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