Statistical Methods for Psychology

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Cengage Learning, 2007 - Psychology - 768 pages
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STATISTICAL METHODS FOR PSYCHOLOGY surveys the statistical techniques commonly used in the behavioral and social sciences, especially psychology and education. To help students gain a better understanding of the specific statistical hypothesis tests that
 

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Contents

The Normal Distribution
67
Sampling Distributions and Hypothesis Testing
83
Basic Concepts of Probability
109
Categorical Data and ChiSquare
137
Hypothesis Tests Applied to Means
169
Power
213
Correlation and Regression
231
Alternative Correlational Techniques
275
RepeatedMeasures Designs
439
Multiple Regression
493
Analyses of Variance and Covariance as General Linear Models
555
LogLinear Analysis
605
Resampling and Nonparametric Approaches to Data
635
Appendices
665
References
698
Answers to Exercises
708

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David C. Howell is a professor emeritus and former chair of the psychology department at the University of Vermont. Professor Howell's primary area of research is in statistics and experimental methods. He is also the author of STATISTICAL METHODS FOR PSYCHOLOGY, currently in an Eighth Edition (Wadsworth Cengage Learning, 2013), and the ENCYCLOPEDIA OF STATISTICS IN BEHAVIOR SCIENCE (2005) with Brian Everitt. Before retiring, he frequently served as consultant with other faculty, both in the psychology department and in departments as disparate as Geology and Animal Sciences, and brings those experiences to this endeavor. Professor Howell's other interests include computing and the World Wide Web, and how technology affects communication, teaching, and research.

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