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LaunchPad for Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences (12 Month Access Card) (2nd Edition)

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Access Card - 9781319326067

21 October 2019

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This core textbook offers an introduction to the basics of statistics that is uniquely suited to behavioural science students. The book offers coverage anchored to real-world stories, a highly visual approach, helpful...

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This core textbook offers an introduction to the basics of statistics that is uniquely suited to behavioural science students. The book offers coverage anchored to real-world stories, a highly visual approach, helpful mathematical support, and useful step-by-step examples. The book focuses on emerging trends that are redefining contemporary behavioural statistics.This textbook helps you get to grips with a challenging subject in an enjoyable and engaging way.The book can also be purchased with the breakthrough online resource, LaunchPad, which offers innovative media content, curated and organised for easy assignability. LaunchPad's intuitive interface presents quizzing, flashcards, animations and much more to make learning actively engaging.

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The bookemphasizes mastering concepts, and then gives students multiple step-by-step examples of the process of each statistical method, including the mathematical calculations.

Extensive Check Your Learning exercises at the end of each section of the chapter  help students master content before moving on to new concepts in the chapter.

Covers the five major trends in behavioral statistics:Visual displays of data, crowdsourcing,  reproducability, The "New Statistics",  and Bayesian analysis.





Includes a brand new chapter on choosing the right statistical test and reporting statistical results.

 The new Data Ethics feature addresses the issues surrounding outdated research practices and introduces students to principles related to all stages of working with data.

Available in LaunchPad,  the new Interpreting Statistical Results activity asks students to interpret statistical data from a recent research project to sharpen this important skill.





Preface
1:  An Introduction to Statistics and Research Design
2: Frequency Distributions
3: Visual Displays of Data
4: Central Tendency and Variability
5: Sampling and Probability
6: The Normal Curve, Standardization and z Scores
7: Hypothesis Testing with z Tests
8: Confidence Intervals, Effect Size, and Statistical Power
9: The Single-Sample t Test
10: The Paired-Samples t Test
11: The Independent-Samples t Test
12: One-Way Between-Groups ANOVA..-13: One-Way Within-Groups ANOVA
14: Two-Way Between-Groups ANOVA
15: Correlation
16: Regression.-  17: Chi-Square Tess.-  18: Choosing and Reporting Statistics
Appendix A: Reference for Basic Mathematics
Appendix B: Statistical Tables.- 
Appendix C: Solutions to End-of-Chapter Problems
Appendix D: Check Your Learning Solutions
Glossary
References
Index

This textbook is available with LaunchPad. Within LaunchPad, students will have access to an interactive ebook along with diagnostics, adaptive quizzes and assignments to help them achieve success in their course.  

This LaunchPad includes:

- A General Social Survey Data Set giving students access to data from one of the most trusted sources of sociological information
- Immersive Learning Activities showing students how to understand and apply specific statistical concepts to real data
- SPSS Manual and data sets guiding students through assignments done on the SPSS software
- StatClips videos covering key concepts in introductory statistics and  offering video guided solutions to real world problems
- Flashcards for every key term that students can view in different modes, including quiz mode to test themselves

Purchase your LaunchPad access card, or LaunchPad access card and book pack above.

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Susan A. Nolan is a Professor of Psychology at Seton Hall University in New Jersey. Susan holds leadership roles in the Society for the Teaching of Psychology and is the President of the Eastern Psychological Association — while also being a Fellow of the American Psychological Association. 

Tom Heinzen is Professor of Psychology at William Paterson University of New Jersey. After publishing his first book on frustration  and creativity in government, Heinzen worked as a public policy research associate, consulted for the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth, and then began his teaching career.

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Susan A. Nolan is a Professor of Psychology at Seton Hall University in New Jersey. Susan holds leadership roles in the Society for the Teaching of Psychology and is the President of the Eastern Psychological Association — while also being a Fellow of the American Psychological Association. 

Tom Heinzen is Professor of Psychology at William Paterson University of New Jersey. After publishing his first book on frustration  and creativity in government, Heinzen worked as a public policy research associate, consulted for the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth, and then began his teaching career.

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