Fundamental Statistics for the Social and Behavioral Sciences (2nd ed.)

Howard T. Tokunaga,

Fundamental Statistics for the Social and Behavioral Sciences
 
 
Fundamental Statistics for the Social and Behavioral Sciences, Second Edition, places statistics within the research process, illustrating how they are used to answer questions and test ideas. Students learn not only how to calculate statistics, but also how to interpret and communicate the results of statistical analyses in light of a study’s research hypothesis. Featuring accessible writing and well-integrated research examples, the book gives students a greater understanding of how research studies are conceived, conducted, and communicated.

The Second Edition includes a new chapter on regression; covers how collected data can be organized, presented and summarized; the process of conducting statistical analyses to test research questions, hypotheses, and issues/controversies; and examines statistical procedures used in research situations that vary in the number of independent variables in the study. Every chapter includes learning checks, such as review questions and summary boxes, to reinforce the content students just learned, and exercises at the end of every chapter help assess their knowledge. 

Also new to the Second Edition -- animated video tutorials! Watch the demo video from Chapter 2 now!

Corrections: there are a small number of corrections for the text′s Appendix posted here.


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