## Statistics for the Social Sciences: A General Linear Model ApproachWritten by a quantitative psychologist, this textbook explains complex statistics in accessible language to undergraduates in all branches of the social sciences. Built around the central framework of the General Linear Model (GLM), Statistics for the Social Sciences teaches students how different statistical methods are interrelated to one another. With the GLM as a basis, students with varying levels of background are better equipped to interpret statistics and learn more advanced methods in their later courses. Russell Warne makes statistics relevant to students' varying majors by using fascinating real-life examples from the social sciences. Students who use this book will benefit from clear explanations, warnings against common erroneous beliefs about statistics, and the latest developments in the philosophy, reporting and practice of statistics in the social sciences. The textbook is packed with helpful pedagogical features including learning goals, guided practice and reflection questions. |

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### Contents

1 Statistics and Models | 1 |

2 Levels of Data | 21 |

3 Visual Models | 35 |

4 Models of Central Tendency and Variability | 77 |

5 Linear Transformations and zScores | 103 |

6 Probability and the Central Limit Theorem | 127 |

7 Null Hypothesis Statistical Significance Testing and zTests | 151 |

8 OneSample tTests | 181 |

15 Applying Statistics to Research and Advanced Statistical Methods | 443 |

Appendix A1 zTable | 485 |

Appendix A2 tTable | 494 |

Appendix A3 FTable | 497 |

Appendix A4 Qtable Tukeys Post Hoc Test | 500 |

Appendix A5 Critical Values for r | 503 |

Appendix A6 2Table | 506 |

Glossary | 508 |

9 PairedSamples tTests | 215 |

10 Unpaired TwoSample tTests | 241 |

11 Analysis of Variance | 275 |

12 Correlation | 329 |

13 Regression | 369 |

14 ChiSquared Test | 403 |

Answer Key | 524 |

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