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  1. Introduction to Statistics
  2. Describing Univariate Data
  3. Describing Bivariate Data
  4. Introduction to Probability
  5. Normal Distribution
  6. Sampling Distributions
  7. Point Estimation
  8. Confidence Intervals
  9. The Logic of Hypothesis Testing
  10. Testing Hypotheses with Standard Errors
  11. Power
  12. Introduction to Between-Subjects ANOVA
  13. Factorial Between-Subjects ANOVA
  14. Within-Subjects/Repeated Measures ANOVA
  15. Prediction
  16. Chi Square
  17. Distribution-Free Tests
  18. Measuring Effect Size

1993-2001 David M. Lane

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