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Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences

Susan Nolan Thomas Heinzen



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Worth Publishers Inc.,U.S.
19 April 2021
This core textbook offers an introduction to the basics of statistics that is uniquely suited to behavioural science students. The book offers coverage anchored to real-world stories, a highly visual approach, helpful mathematical support, and useful step-by-step examples.

The book focuses on emerging trends that are redefining contemporary behavioural statistics.

This textbook helps you get to grips with a challenging subject in an enjoyable and engaging way.

The book can also be purchased with the breakthrough online resource, LaunchPad, which offers innovative media content, curated and organised for easy assignability. LaunchPad's intuitive interface presents quizzing, flashcards, animations and much more to make learning actively engaging.
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Imprint:   Worth Publishers Inc.,U.S.
Country of Publication:   United States
Edition:   5th ed. 2020
Dimensions:   Height: 235mm,  Width: 155mm, 
ISBN:   9781319324124
ISBN 10:   1319324126
Pages:   768
Publication Date:  
Audience:   Professional and scholarly ,  Undergraduate
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Preface.- 1: An Introduction to Statistics and Research Design.- 2: Frequency Distributions.- 3: Visual Displays of Data.- 4: Central Tendency and Variability.- 5: Sampling and Probability.- 6: The Normal Curve, Standardization and z Scores.- 7: Hypothesis Testing with z Tests.- 8: Confidence Intervals, Effect Size, and Statistical Power.- 9: The Single-Sample t Test.- 10: The Paired-Samples t Test.- 11: The Independent-Samples Test.- 12: One-Way Between-Groups ANOVA.- 13: One-Way Within-Groups ANOVA.- 14: Two-Way Between-Groups ANOVA.- 15: Correlation.- 16: Regression.- 17: Chi-Square Tess.- 8: Choosing and Reporting Statistics.- Appendix A: Reference for Basic Mathematics.- Appendix B: Statistical Tables.- Appendix C: Solutions to End-of-Chapter Problems.- Appendix D: Check Your Learning Solutions.- Glossary.- References.- Index

Susan A. Nolan is a Professor of Psychology at Seton Hall University in New Jersey. Susan holds leadership roles in the Society for the Teaching of Psychology and is the President of the Eastern Psychological Association - while also being a Fellow of the American Psychological Association. Tom Heinzen is Professor of Psychology at William Paterson University of New Jersey. After publishing his first book on frustration and creativity in government, Heinzen worked as a public policy research associate, consulted for the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth, and then began his teaching career.

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