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  drug statistics & drug rehabilitation & drug abuse treatment by drug statistics.com
Drug statistics are used to determine drug trends, from abuse to legal consequences.
Statistical information on drugs can benefit the public by displaying factual evidence that certain drugs are becoming a problem, and also as information used in drug and alcohol debates.
The statistics for federal drug seizures provide some indication of what drugs are being abused as well as the top drugs of abuse.
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 Adoption Statistics: Birth Family Search
In a study of American adolescents, the Search Institute found that 72 percent of adopted adolescents wanted to know why they were adopted, 65 percent wanted to meet their birth parents, and 94 percent wanted to know which birth parent they looked like.
The psychological literature has established that the desire of 60 to 90 percent of adoptees wanting to obtain identifying information regarding their biological parents is a normative aspect of being adopted.
By using it you agree to the terms of service, including jurisdiction and limitation of liability provisions.
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  Psychological Statistics
The t statistic is used when the population mean is unknown.
The t statistic is used when the population variance (or standard deviation) is unknown.
The t statistic is used if you are not sure that the population distribution is normal.
www.uni.edu /~hitlan/stats_hw7_spring2007.htm   (537 words)

  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Psychological statistics   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Psychological statistics is the application of statistics to psychology.
In mathematics, and in particular statistics, the Pearson product-moment correlation coefficient (r) is a measure of how well a linear equation describes the relation between two variables X and Y measured on the same object or organism.
In statistics, Spearmans rank correlation coefficient, named for Charles Spearman and often denoted by the Greek letter ρ (rho), is a non-parametric measure of correlation – that is, it assesses how well an arbitrary monotonic function could describe the relationship between two variables, without making any assumptions about the...
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Psychological-statistics   (596 words)

 Psychological statistics 1 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Start the Psychological statistics 1 article or add a request for it.
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 Psychological Statistics
This course introduces statistical methods including organization and presentation of data, measures of central tendency and variability, hypothesis-testing, correlation, regression, sampling, the F distribution, the t distribution, and the Chi-square distribution.
Frequently, statistics calculated from samples drawn from a population are used to estimate characteristics of the population.
Thus, the mean of a sample is a statistic and the mean of a population is called a parameter.
www.usi.edu /libarts/psychology/bloom/statssyllabus.htm   (912 words)

 Psychology 320: Psychological Statistics
Although the term "universe" typically refers to the elementary units themselves and the term "population" refers to the observations made on the units, the two terms are frequently used interchangeably.
The psychological behavior of these polls is that people would rather be on the winning team than the loosing one.
The critical region is that portion of the area under the sampling distribution of a test statistic that corresponds to rejection of the null hypothesis.
www.csun.edu /~vcpsy015/wk6.htm   (1016 words)

 Child Abuse: Statistics, Research, and Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Government statistics are based on cases that were (a) reported to social service agencies, (b) investigated by child protection workers, and (c) had sufficient evidence to determine that a legal definition of "abuse" or "neglect" was met.
Often, statistics about social problems originate with sincere, well-meaning people who are themselves innumerate; they may not grasp the full implications of what they are saying; reporters commonly repeat the figures their sources give them without bothering to think critically about them.
All statistics are created through people's actions: people have to decide what to count and how to count it, people have to do the counting and the other calculations, and people have to interpret the resulting statistics, to decide what the numbers mean.
www.jimhopper.com /abstats   (16213 words)

 Psy 210 Intro. to Psychological Statistics
Despite the reputation statistics has as a challenge to anyone's sanity, statistics is merely the science that facilitates the quick and efficient understanding of groups of numbers.
Statistics also enhances the conceptual understanding of number sets and provides a framework for communicating that understanding.
The buttons at the left are links to the course syllabus, solutions to the problems given at the end of each chapter in the textbook, and sample write-ups for reporting the results of analyses such as correlation, t-tests, and analysis of variance.
web.uccs.edu /fcoolidg/Psy210.htm   (162 words)

 UG Course Listings, Hunter College
Psychological issues in business, law and medicen; consumer research, personnel selection and trining, motivation and morale in industry, safety programs, tesimony, lie detection, and psychological issues in copin with physical illness.
Psychological and psychophysical basis of language comprehension, production, and acquisition from experimental and theoretical perspectives; the relationship between language and the cognitive processes of perception, memory, and representation.
Psychological and behavioral factors related to physical illness and health promotion, including such areas as aging, stress and coping, pain, addiction, and eating disorders.
maxweber.hunter.cuny.edu /psych/ug_courses.htm   (2507 words)

 Statistics for Psychology
Statistical Applications for online computation of statistics, including means, standard deviations, percentiles, t tests, and random sampling and assignment.
Consequently, the use of the significance test should be assessed with reference to the rationale of scientific investigation that is at a level of abstraction different from that of statistics.
We hope to provide data from a wide variety of topics so that statistics teachers can find real-world examples that will be interesting to their students.
www.psychology.org /links/Resources/Statistics   (665 words)

 Psychological Statistics and Methods, Graduate Catalog 2006–2007 @ the Mizzou Graduate School
The minor, offered through the cooperation of the departments of psychology and statistics, is designed to train students in state-of-the-art statistical and methodological procedures, give students the skills to handle complex problems in data analysis and research design, and prepare students to teach elementary and advanced courses in psychological statistics and methods.
Students electing the minor from departments other than psychology or statistics must take five courses within these two departments, at least two of which are in statistics and two in psychology.
A student formally requesting admission to the minor also will request a minor-area adviser who is a consenting member of the Psychological Statistics and Methods Coordinating Committee.
gradschool.missouri.edu /catalog/fieldsofstudy/psychological_statistics_and_methods.htm   (307 words)

 PSY - Psychology
Receive an introduction to psychological test theory, interpretation of results, group and individual tests (cognitive, affective and psychomotor), reliability, validity and standardization procedures.
Explore psychological factors in maintenance of wellness, treatment of illnesses and recovery from or adjustment to ongoing health problems.
Study psychological theories and research methods used to explain personality development and functioning including psychoanalytic, neopsychoanalytic, cognitive, behavioral, humanistic and type-trait theories.
catalog.unco.edu /2005-06HTML/2005-2006-12-78.html   (1033 words)

 Michael G. Conner, Psy.D. Psychologist specializing in Individual & Family Crisis, Youth at Risk.
Provided triage screening, intake evaluations, psychological and psychosomatic assessments, neuropsychological screenings, treatment planning, crisis services and therapy with a broad range of patients including children, adolescents and adults, as well as multicultural populations.
Psychological testing for criminal cases involving drug use, violence and aggression.
Clinical intake and mental status interviews, psychological assessments and neuropsychological screenings, psychotherapy and counseling.
www.oregoncounseling.org /Resumes/Conner.htm   (1858 words)

 Voices in the Field: An Interview with Robert C. Gardner by Parrill L. Stribling
I don't think psychological researchers use or interpret statistics any differently than those from other disciplines, but it is possible that they are more familiar with statistical procedures and use them more extensively than researchers do in other disciplines.
Though the initial statistics course at UWO was optional, but by 1996 it was made compulsory largely because students felt that it was necessary to be able to do their undergraduate theses.
If I were writing a statistics book for language researchers, I would also add some chapters on topics such as complex (i.e., 3 and 4 factor) analyses of variance, analysis of covariance, reliability and validity assessment, and the fundamentals of structural equation modelling.
www.jalt.org /test/gar_str.htm   (3719 words)

 Undergraduate Brochure
The field of statistics is a rapidly expanding one, both at the theoretical and applied levels.
Statistical concepts and critical reasoning needed to evaluate conclusions based on quantitative information in health studies, opinion polls, etc. Prerequisite: Grade C or better in Math 10, 14, or 15 or MM PT score 26 or above.
Statistical methods when the functional form of the population is unknown; applications emphasized; comparisons with parametric procedures; goodness-of-fit; chi-square; comparison of several populations; measures of correlation.
www.stat.missouri.edu /undergrad_brochure.html   (1741 words)

 Psychology 311: Psychological Statistics   (Site not responding. Last check: )
So we will cover basic statistical concepts and methods used by researchers in the behavioral sciences, which will be important in subsequent courses.
Statistics is not a spectator sport; even the most gifted students will have limited success without adequate practice applying the concepts.
Media Report C due July 26: The student will obtain a report of inferential statistics, identify the type of statistic and inference, summarize the report, and critique the appropriateness and completeness of the report.
www.wsu.edu /~robertsond/311syl.html   (817 words)

 Review of _Psychological Statistics Using SPSS for Windows_
This is a fine statistical manual for people attempting psychological research with little or no background in quantitative analyses.
Aspiring researchers must not only understand statistics to conduct to quantitative research, but also understand how to manipulate of the statistical software and interpret the analysis.
This is quite helpful because SPSS is a powerful statistical software and users are given such a wide choice of analyses to select.
www.jalt.org /test/str_4.htm   (660 words)

 PSY 6290, Psychological Statistics: Anova
Determine the significance of the statistical test by comparing the significance level to the alpha level.
If given descriptive statistics (i.e., M, SD, and n) and a research hypothesis, be able to conduct a test for a complex contrast or a pairwise comparison.
If given descriptive statistics, a table of orthogonal polynomials, and the appropriate critical value table, be able to conduct a trend analysis by hand.
www.mtsu.edu /~dkfuller/psy629/studyguide.htm   (2622 words)

 Amazon.com: Psychological Statistics Using SPSS for Windows: Books: Robert C. Gardner   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This unique text on psychological statistics 1) provides the general rationale underlying many statistical procedures commonly used in psychology, 2) covers a wide range of topics—from the logic of statistical inference to multivariate analysis of variance, and 3) gives simple step-by-step instructions on how to access the relevant SPSS program.
Chapter topics include statistics, computers, and statistical packages; the t-test; single factor analysis of variance designs; completely randomized factorial designs; single factor repeated measures designs; split plot analysis of variance; chi-square analysis of frequency data; bivariate regression and correlation; multiple regression and multiple correlation; factor analysis; and multivariate analysis of variance.
Many statistical concepts are relatively straightforward, and I have attempted to provide simple explanations of the concepts and principles, wherever possible.
www.amazon.com /Psychological-Statistics-Using-SPSS-Windows/dp/013028324X   (2222 words)

 uk home study psychology degree: statistics in psychological research module - ICS Learn
The Statistics in Psychological Research module is part of the home study BA (Hons) Psychology Studies) course.
The Statistics in Psychological Research module allows you to develop the core statistical skills required for carrying out and understanding psychological research.
As well as forming part of the home study BA (Hons) Psychology Studies course, the Statistics in Psychological Research module is also available to study on a standalone basis as part of your personal development
www.icslearn.co.uk /distance-learning-degree/psychology/psychology-degree/psychological-research-statistics   (323 words)

 Biological Psychology Graz / Teaching / Psychological Statistics   (Site not responding. Last check: )
It is assumed that students enter the course Psychological Statistics II with the knowledge acquired in Psychological Statistics I
To enable students to use the basic tools of psychological statistics in a professional and responsible way.
Inferential Statistics: probability, normal distribution, basic issues in inferential statistics, confidence intervals, testing hypotheses about single means, t-Test, effect size, power, analysis of variance, chi-square tests, correlation, regression, selection of appropriate tests, interpretation of statistical results.
www-ang.kfunigraz.ac.at /~papousek/teaching/stat-e.html   (100 words)

 Psychological Statistics (PSY-103)
To develop an understanding of the key principles of descriptive and inferential statistical analyses as applied to psychological research.
To cultivate the fundamental skills used by researchers in psychology, including the following: critical analysis of methodological and statistical arguments, use of computer technology to facilitate the research process, written and oral presentation of research findings, and collaboration with peers.
Putting It Together Assignments (10%): One of the classic pitfalls of learning statistics is that students often think they understand a topic when presented in class and in the text, but struggle when they see the same problems in a new context (e.g., when given a specific hypothesis to test in another class).
www.muhlenberg.edu /depts/psychology/msciutto/PSY103/PSY103_S2005.HTM   (1578 words)

 Victoria Rodlin Statistical Consultant Professional Profile   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Victoria Rodlin, Statistical Consultant and former faculty, Department of Psychology at California State University, Fullerton, obtained her graduate degree in Experimental Psychology from CSUF in the Department of Psychology.
Her proficiency as a research analyst and extensive background in statistics, encompassing advanced statistical methodology as well as multivariate statistics, structural equation modeling, and data mining, led her to her faculty position as Lecturer at CSUF.
As a consulting statistician, she continues to confer on thesis and dissertation data analyses and tutors privately with students pursuing psychometrics and statistics course work.
members.aol.com /varodlin/professional.htm   (917 words)

 Psychological Statistics at Missouri State University
Multivariate Statistics: Concepts, Models, and Applications, First Edition A continuation of the Introductory Statistics text covering hypothesis testing in regression, principal components, cluster analysis, discriminant function analysis, multiple regression, dummy coding, and ANOVA.
Multivariate Statistics: Concepts, Models, and Applications, Second Edition A revised version of the above that requires IE 5 or above to view correctly.
Handbook for a Statistics Project is a how-to manual for survey research.
www.psychstat.missouristate.edu   (0 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Psychological Statistics Using Spss for Windows: Books: Robert C. Gardner   (Site not responding. Last check: )
For one-semester, second-level courses in Statistics, Political Statistics, Social Statistics, Statistics in Education, and Quantitative Methods, and for supplemental use in Introduction to Statistics and Business Statistics.
This unique text on psychological statistics 1) provides the general rationale underlying many statistical procedures commonly used in psychology, 2) covers a wide range of topics - from the logic of statistical inference to multivariate analysis of variance, and 3) gives simple step-by-step instructions on how to access the relevant SPSS program.
This unique text on psychological statistics 1) provides the general rationale underlying many statistical procedures commonly used in psychology, 2) covers a wide range of topics-from the logic of statistical inference to multivariate analysis of variance, and 3) gives simple step-by-step instructions on how to access the relevant SPSS program.
www.amazon.co.uk /Psychological-Statistics-Using-Spss-Windows/dp/013028324X   (524 words)

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