A Guide for Statistics in the Behavioral Sciences

Editor/Author Foster, Jeff
Publication Year: 2016
Publisher: Momentum Press

Single-User Purchase Price: $65.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $97.50
ISBN: 978-1-60-650889-3
Category: Mathematics & Statistics - Statistics
Image Count: 7
Book Status: Available
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This book is a learning tool and reference guide for individuals who are confronted with statistical or research terminology commonly used in the behavioral sciences, whether it be psychology, education, communication, political science, or any of dozens of other fields that study society and individual differences. It provides an overview of common statistical terms, techniques, and processes.

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Table of Contents

  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • Section 1 Measurement and Research Basics
  • Chapter 1 Type of Scales
  • Chapter 2 Writing Items
  • Chapter 3 Translations
  • Chapter 4 Study Design
  • Chapter 5 Reliability
  • Chapter 6 Validity
  • Section 2 Statistical Analyses
  • Chapter 7 Describing Data
  • Chapter 8 Distributions
  • Chapter 9 T-Tests
  • Chapter 10 Analysis of Variance
  • Chapter 11 Chi-Square
  • Chapter 12 Correlation
  • Chapter 13 Regression
  • Final Notes on Presenting Your Own Results