Preface Chapter 1: Introduction to Statistics and Frequency Distributions Chapter 2: Central Tendency Chapter 3: Variability Chapter 4: z scores Chapter 5: The Distribution of Sample Means and z for a Sample Mean Chapter 6: Hypothesis Testing with z-scores Chapter 7: Hypothesis Testing Rules Chapter 8: Single Sample t test Chapter 9: Related Samples t Chapter 10: Independent Samples t Test Chapter 11: Estimation with Confidence Intervals Chapter 12: One-Way Independent Measures ANOVA Chapter 13: Two-Factor Independent Measures ANOVA Chapter 14: Correlation and Regression Chapter 15: Goodness-of-Fit and Independence Chi-Square Statistics Chapter 16: Statistical Assumptions Appendices Index
Kieth A. Carlson received his Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology with an emphasis in Cognitive Psychology from the University of Nebraska in 1996. He is currently Associate Professor of Psychology at Valparaiso University. He has published research on visual attention, memory, student cynicism toward college, and active learning. He enjoys teaching a wide range of courses including statistics, research methods, sensation and perception, cognitive psychology, learning psychology, the philosophy of science, and the history of psychology. Dr. Carlson was twice honored with the Teaching Excellence Award from the United States Air Force Academy. Jennifer R. Winquist is currently Associate Professor of Psychology at Valparaiso University. Dr. Winquist received her Ph.D. in Social Psychology from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 2000. She has published research on self-focused attention, group decision making, distributive justice, implicit attitudes, and active learning. Recently she has shifted her research program to focus on the teaching of statistics and research methods. Dr. Winquist regularly teaches a variety of courses in statistics and research methods.