1st Edition

New Statistical Procedures for the Social Sciences
Modern Solutions To Basic Problems

ISBN 9780898599367
Published July 1, 1987 by Psychology Press
442 Pages

USD $115.00

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Book Description

This unique volume addresses the inadequacies of basic statistical methods that standard textbooks tend to ignore. The author introduces new procedures with accompanying tables that illustrate the practicality of the methods. Concentrating on basic experimental designs that are central to research in the social sciences, Wilcox describes new nonparametric techniques, two-way ANOVA designs, and new results related to the analysis of covariance and repeated measure design. This book serves as the ideal reference and supplement to standard texts by making the statistical advances of the last thirty years accessible to graduate students and researchers.

Table of Contents

Contents: Introduction to Statistics. Probability. Random Variables, Distributions, and Estimation. Binomial and Normal Distributions. Hypothesis Testing. Student's T, Chi-Square, and F Distribution. Comparing Two Means. One-Way ANOVA. Multiple Comparisons. Two-Way ANOVA. Repeated Measures and Randomized Blocks Designs. Selection Techniques. Correlation and Regression. Categorical Data. Nonparametric Procedures. Appendices: Tables. Elementary Matrix Algebra.

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"Wilcox provides a clear rationale for using the techniques and provides an understandable proof or derivation for many procedures....Individuals interested in further study of the techniques presented will find the references an extremely valuable resource....graduate students who are studying statistical methods and are searching for research ideas will find Wilcox's book filled with suggestions for additional investigations."
Stephen Olejnik
The University of Georgia