Statistics for the Behavioural Sciences

Statistics for the Behavioural Sciences

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Do you find statistics overwhelming and confusing? Have you ever wished for someone to explain the basics in a clear and easy-to-follow style? This accessible textbook gives a step-by-step introduction to all the topics covered in introductory statistics courses for the behavioural sciences, with plenty of examples discussed in depth, based on real psychology experiments utilising the statistical techniques described. Advanced sections are also provided, for those who want to learn a particular topic in more depth. Statistics for the Behavioural Sciences: An Introduction begins with an introduction to the basic concepts, before providing a detailed explanation of basic statistical tests and concepts such as descriptive statistics, probability, the binomial distribution, continuous random variables, the normal distribution, the Chi-Square distribution, the analysis of categorical data, t-tests, correlation and regression. This timely and highly readable text will be invaluable to undergraduate students of psychology, and students of research methods courses in related disciplines, as well as anyone with an interest in the basic concepts and tests associated with statistics in the behavioural sciences.This is given by multiplying. for each cell. the relevant row and column marginal totals. and then dividing this product by the total number of observations. that is: a#39; Row ... 1000 Notice that the relevant expected probability of the same cell was: . thus the 1000x1000 short cut method to obtain the expected frequency ... This method to calculate cellsa#39; expected frequencies applies to contingency tables of anyanbsp;...

Title:Statistics for the Behavioural Sciences
Author:Riccardo Russo
Publisher:Psychology Press - 2004-08-02


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