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Learning from data : an introduction to statistical reasoning

Author: Arthur M Glenberg; Matthew E Andrzejewski
Publisher: New York : Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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"Learning From Data focuses on how to interpret psychological data and statistical results. The authors review the basics of statistical reasoning to help students better understand relevant data that affect their everyday lives. Numerous examples based on current research and events are featured throughout." "Learning From Data, Third Edition is intended as a text for undergraduate or beginning graduate statistics  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur M Glenberg; Matthew E Andrzejewski
ISBN: 9780805849219 0805849211 1410618323 9781410618320
OCLC Number: 137331470
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xvi, 561 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Contents: 1. Why Statistics? --
2. Frequency Distributions and Percentiles --
3. Central Tendency and Variability --
4. z Scores and Normal Distributions --
5. Overview of Inferential Statistics --
6. Probability --
7. Sampling Distributions --
8. Logic of Hypothesis Testing --
9. Power --
10. Logic of Parameter Estimation --
11. Inferences About Population Proportions Using the z Statistic --
12. Inferences About u When o is Unknown : The Single-sample t Test. --
13. Comparing Two Populations : Independent Samples --
14. Random Sampling, Random Assignment, and Causality --
15. Comparing Two Populations : Dependent Samples --
16. Comparing Two Populations Variances : The F Statistic --
17. Comparing Multiple Population Means: One-factor ANOVA --
18. Introduction to Factorial Designs --
19. Computational Methods for the Factorial ANOVA --
20. Describing Linear Relationships : Regression --
21. Measuring the Strength of Linear Relationships : Correlation --
22. Inferences From Nominal Data : The X2 Statistic.
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