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Author Cumming, Geoff.
Title Understanding the new statistics : effect sizes, confidence intervals, and meta-analysis / Geoff Cumming.
Imprint New York : Routledge, 2012.

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Author Cumming, Geoff.
Series Multivariate applications series.
Multivariate applications book series.
Subject Psychology, Experimental -- Statistical methods.
Multivariate analysis.
Confidence intervals.
Statistics as Topic.
Meta-Analysis as Topic.
Confidence Intervals.
Description 1 online resource (xiv, 519 pages) : illustrations.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction to the new statistics -- From null hypothesis significance testing to effect sizes -- Confidence intervals -- Confidence intervals, error bars, and p values -- Replication -- Two simple designs -- Meta-analysis 1: Introduction and forest plots -- Meta-analysis 2: Models -- Meta-analysis 3: Larger-scale analyses -- The noncentral t distribution -- Cohen's d -- Power -- Precision for planning -- Correlations, proportions, and further effect size measures -- More complex designs and the new statistics in practice.
Summary This is the first book to introduce the new statistics - effect sizes, confidence intervals, and meta-analysis - in an accessible way. It is chock full of practical examples and tips on how to analyze and report research results using these techniques. The book is invaluable to readers interested in meeting the new APA Publication Manual guidelines by adopting the new statistics - which are more informative than null hypothesis significance testing, and becoming widely used in many disciplines. Accompanying the book is the Exploratory Software for Confidence Intervals (ESCI) package, free soft.
ISBN 1136659196 (electronic bk.)
9781136659195 (electronic bk.)
9780203807002 (electronic bk.)
0203807006 (electronic bk.)
9780415879675 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
0415879671 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
9780415879682 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
041587968X (pbk. ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 790296129
Additional Format Print version: 9780415879675 0415879671 (DLC) 2011035111.

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