Basic Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences

Author: Gary Heiman

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0840031432

Category: Psychology

Page: 504

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BASIC STATISTICS FOR THE BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES demystifies and fully explains statistics without leaving out relevant topics or simply presenting formulas, in a format that is non-threatening and inviting to students. The author’s clear, patiently crafted explanations, with an occasional touch of humor, teach students not only how to compute an answer, but also why they should perform the procedure or what their answer reveals about the data. The book achieves several objectives: it presents a conceptual-intuitive approach, presents statistics within an understandable research context, deals directly and positively with student weaknesses in mathematics, and introduces new terms and concepts in an integrated way. The result is a text that students can learn from as well as enjoy. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Basic Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences

Author: Robert M. Thorndike,Dale L. Dinnel

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780138610555

Category: Social Science

Page: 550

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Meant for a first course in Statistics offered to students in Education, Psychology, and other Behavioral Sciences. Written by one of the most recognizable names in the discipline, Basic Statistic for the Behavioral Sciences discusses statistics in the context of educational and psychological research, making a typically abstract subject more meaningful to readers. The text helps readers develop a conceptual understanding of statistics, above and beyond computation, by providing numerous real-life examples and ample opportunities for students to check, review, and apply their learning..
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Fundamental Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences

Author: David Howell

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0495811254

Category: Psychology

Page: 672

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David Howell’s practical approach focuses on the context of statistics in behavioral research, with an emphasis on looking at data before jumping into a test. This provides students with an understanding of the logic behind the statistics: why and how certain methods are used rather than just doing techniques by rote. Students move beyond number crunching to discover the meaning of statistical results and how they relate to the research questions being asked. FUNDAMENTAL STATISTICS FOR THE BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES contains an abundance of real data and research studies as a base and moves through an analysis of data. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Statistics for The Behavioral Sciences

Author: Frederick J Gravetter,Larry B. Wallnau

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305504917

Category: Education

Page: 768

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This field-leading introduction to statistics text for students in the behavioral and social sciences continues to offer straightforward instruction, accuracy, built-in learning aids, and real-world examples. The goals of STATISTICS FOR THE BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES, 10th Edition are to teach the methods of statistics and convey the basic principles of objectivity and logic that are essential for science -- and valuable in everyday life. Authors Frederick Gravetter and Larry Wallnau help students understand statistical procedures through a conceptual context that explains why the procedures were developed and when they should be used. Students have numerous opportunities to practice statistical techniques through learning checks, examples, step-by-step demonstrations, and problems. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Basic statistics for the behavioral sciences

Author: Kenneth D. Hopkins,Gene V. Glass,B. R. Hopkins

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: N.A

Category: Mathematics

Page: 309

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Though 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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Basic statistics for the social and behavioral sciences

Author: George Diekhoff

Publisher: Macmillan College

ISBN: N.A

Category: Mathematics

Page: 448

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Focused on principles and techniques, this book provides a conceptual, intuitive approach to applied statistics that replaces proofs and derivations with examples and illustrations. The focus throughout is on the usefulness of statistics and content is organized according to statistical applications, not statistical assumptions. Emphasizes informed applications of statistics — but provides a balance of applications and theory. Explores the statistical procedures that are most useful in the social and behavioral sciences — with a focus on essential concepts and techniques needed in order to begin to evaluate data and read research literature in the behavior sciences. Groups statistics by purpose, not assumption. Demonstrates appropriate applications as well as computational mechanics and interpretation. Shows that statistics is not the study of numbers, but the study of people, cities, and the concerns of the everyday world.
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Essentials of Statistics for the Behavioral Science

Author: Frederick Gravetter,Larry Wallnau

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0495383945

Category: Psychology

Page: 592

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This brief version of Gravetter and Wallnau's proven best-seller offers the straightforward instruction, accuracy, built-in learning aids, and wealth of real-world examples that professors AND students have come to appreciate. The authors take time to explain statistical procedures so that students can go beyond memorizing formulas and gain a conceptual understanding of statistics. To ensure that even students with a weak background in mathematics can understand statistics, the authors skillfully by integrate applications that reinforce concepts. The authors take care to show students how having an understanding of statistical procedures will help them comprehend published findings and will lead them to become savvy consumers of information. Known for its exceptional accuracy and examples, this text also has a complete supplements package to support instructors with class preparation and testing. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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