Statistics for Behavioural and Social Sciences

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Statistics for Behavioural and Social Sciences

About the book

This book presents the major statistical concepts, methods and designs, and their analyses in simple, easily accessible language.

Statistics for Behavioural and Social Sciences offers an integrated approach to the study of statistics placing due emphasis on theory, application and computational procedures. A prominent feature of this book is that it deals with the fundamental ideas of experimental designs and the basics of test construction including item and factor analysis, reliability and validity of tests, standardization and norms in a manner that is accessible to students from non-mathematical backgrounds.

This book would prove to be an indispensable guide for students of psychology and other subjects under the domain of social sciences.

Feature Highlights:

  • Lucid explanation aided by step-by-step demonstration of the use of statistical tools
  • Special emphasis on schematic representation of layouts of ANVOA
  • Special inclusion of chapter on psychological test construction
  • Each chapter aided by review questions and practice problems
  • Covers the course requirement of major Indian universities
  • Three complementary chapters available online