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Description - Basic Statistics for Behavioral Science Research by Mary B. Harris

Written especially for students with little mathematical background. Its focus is on teaching students how to select and conduct appropriate statistical tests to answer research questions or analyse student performance, as well as on helping students become good consumers of research through the understanding of the statistical methods used. *Chapter on Two-Way Analysis of Variance (ANOVA) (Ch. 12). *Additional material dealing with such topics as: research and causality, considering how numbers are interpreted, advantages of relative and cumulative relative frequency distributions, misleading graphs, box-and-whisker plots, further advantages of z scores, restriction of range, multiple regression, power, effect size, and the debate about the importance and value of statistical significance testing. *Additional problems in each chapter. *Updated to conform with the 1994 edition of the APA Publication Manual. *Employs strong pedagogical features to aid student comprehension of statistical thinking and procedures *Separate chapter on Research Design (Chapter 2) shows students how to use statistics to answer research questions

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780205268894
ISBN-10: 0205268897
Format: Paperback
(233mm x 176mm x 31mm)
Pages: 576
Imprint: Pearson
Publisher: Pearson Education (US)
Publish Date: 7-Jul-1997
Country of Publication: United States

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