## Experiment Design and Statistical Methods For Behavioural and Social ResearchExperiment Design and Statistical Methods introduces the concepts, principles, and techniques for carrying out a practical research project either in real world settings or laboratories - relevant to studies in psychology, education, life sciences, social sciences, medicine, and occupational and management research. The text covers: Experiment Design and Statistical Methods contains a unique extension of the Venn diagram for understanding non-orthogonal design, and it includes exercises for developing the reader's confidence and competence. The book also examines advanced techniques for users of computer packages or data analysis, such as Minitab, SPSS, SAS, SuperANOVA, Statistica, BMPD, SYSTAT, Genstat, and GLIM. |

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### Contents

Introduction to four basic designs | 6 |

Overview of concepts and techniques | 17 |

Singlefactor independent groups design | 26 |

Singlefactor repeated measures design | 38 |

Twofactor independent groups design | 50 |

Singlefactor independent groups design with covariate | 68 |

Contrasts and comparisons among means | 76 |

Power and sensitivity in design decisions | 84 |

Multiple regression | 130 |

Twofactor designs with between and wi thinsubjects factors | 145 |

Threefactor designs | 161 |

Hints on use of computer programs | 187 |

Solutions to exercises for Chapters 413 | 217 |

Approximate degrees of freedom for test of significance | 243 |

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Unbalanced NonRandomized and Survey Designs | 99 |

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Experiment Design and Statistical Methods for Behavioural and Social Research David R. Boniface No preview available - 1995 |

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