Nolan and Heinzen offer an introduction to the basics of statistics that is uniquely suited for behavioral science students, with coverage anchor to real-world stories, a highly visual approach, helpful mathematical support, and step-by-step examples. The new edition focuses on emerging trends that are redefining contemporary behavioral statistics.
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Susan A. Nolan is a Professor of Psychology at Seton Hall University in New Jersey. Thomas Heinzen is Professor of Psychology at William Paterson University of New Jersey.
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 and The Paired-Samples t Test.- 10. The Independent-Samples t Test. - 11. One-Way ANOVA.- 12. Two-Way Between-Groups ANOVA.- 13. Correlation.- 14. Regression.- 15. Nonparametric Tests