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Statistical Methods for Psychology, 8th Edition

David C. Howell


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ISBN / EAN: 9781111835484
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ISBN / EAN: 9781111835484
This textbook is prescribed for the following courses:
PSYC3018 - Advanced Research Methods Australian National University
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STATISTICAL METHODS FOR PSYCHOLOGY surveys the statistical techniques commonly used in the behavioral and social sciences, especially psychology and education. To help students gain a better understanding of the specific statistical hypothesis tests that are covered throughout the text, author David Howell emphasize conceptual understanding. Along with significantly updated discussions of effect size and meta-analysis, this Eighth Edition continues to focus on two key themes that are the cornerstones of this book's success: the importance of looking at the data before beginning a hypothesis test, and the importance of knowing the relationship between the statistical test in use and the theoretical questions being asked by the experiment.

Author Biography

David C. Howell is a professor emeritus and former chair of the psychology department at the University of Vermont. Professor Howell's primary area of research is in statistics and experimental methods. He is also the author of STATISTICS FOR THE BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES, currently in a Sixth Edition (Wadsworth, 2007), and the ENCYCLOPEDIA OF STATISTICS IN BEHAVIOR SCIENCE (2005) with Brian Everitt. Before retiring he frequently served as consultant with other faculty, both in the psychology department and in departments as disparate as Geology and Animal Sciences, and brings those experiences to t

Table of Contents

  1. Basic Concepts. 2. Describing and Exploring Data. 3. The Normal Distribution. 4. Sampling Distributions and Hypothesis Testing. 5. Basic Concepts of Probability. 6. Categorical Data and Chi-Square. 7. Hypothesis Tests Applied to Means. 8. Power. 9. Correlation and Regression. 10. Alternative Correlational Techniques. 11. Simple Analysis of Variance. 12. Multiple Comparisons Among Treatment Means. 13. Factorial Analysis of Variance. 14. Repeated-Measures Designs. 15. Multiple Regression. 16. Analyses Of Variance and Covariance as General Linear Models. 17. Meta-Analysis and Single-Case Designs. 18. Resampling and Nonparametric Approaches to Data.

Product Details

Author
David C. Howell
Short Title
STATISTICAL METHODS FOR PSYCHO
Language
English
Edition
8th
ISBN-10
1111835489
ISBN-13
9781111835484
Media
Book
Format
Hardcover
Pages
792
Country of Publication
United States
Series
Psy 613 Qualitative Research and Analysis in Psychology
Illustrations
Yes
Residence
US
Edition Description
Revised
Publisher
Cengage Learning
Year
2011
Publication Date
2011-11-07
Textbook
1