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The philosophy of quantitative methods

Author: Brian D Haig
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2018.
Series: Understanding statistics
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The philosophy of quantitative methods undertakes a philosophical examination of a number of important quantitative research methods within the behavioral sciences in order to overcome the non-critical approaches typically provided by textbooks. These research methods are exploratory data analysis, statistical significance testing, Bayesian confirmation theory and statistics, meta-analysis, and exploratory factor  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian D Haig
ISBN: 9780190222055 0190222050
OCLC Number: 1063741185
Description: 1 volume ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Exploratory data analysis --
Tests of statistical significance --
Bayesianism --
Meta-analysis --
Exploratory factor analysis --
Conclusion.
Series Title: Understanding statistics
Responsibility: Brian D. Haig.

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The philosophy of quantitative methods undertakes a philosophical examination of a number of important quantitative research methods within the behavioral sciences in order to overcome the non-critical approaches typically provided by textbooks. These research methods are exploratory data analysis, statistical significance testing, Bayesian confirmation theory and statistics, meta-analysis, and exploratory factor analysis. Further readings are provided to extend the reader's overall understanding of these methods.

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