Third Edition   ©2016

Essentials of Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences

Susan A. Nolan (Seton Hall University) , Thomas Heinzen (William Paterson University)

  • ISBN-10: 1-4641-0777-7; ISBN-13: 978-1-4641-0777-1; Format: Paper Text, 502 pages

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 and The Paired-Samples t Test

10. The Independent-Samples t Test

11. One-Way ANOVA

12. Two-Way Between-Groups ANOVA

13. Correlation

14. Regression

15. Nonparametric Tests


A. Reference for Basic Mathematics

B. Statistical Tables

C. Solutions to Odd-Numbered End-of-Chapter Problems

D. Solutions to Check Your Learning Problems

E. Choosing the Appropriate Statistical Test

F. Reporting Statistics

G. Building Better Graphs Using Excel