Chapter 6. Selecting a Statistical Test

  1. Fabio Sani and
  2. John Todman

Published Online: 21 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470776124.ch6

Experimental Design and Statistics for Psychology: A First Course

Experimental Design and Statistics for Psychology: A First Course

How to Cite

Sani, F. and Todman, J. (2006) Selecting a Statistical Test, in Experimental Design and Statistics for Psychology: A First Course, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470776124.ch6

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405100236

Online ISBN: 9780470776124

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Keywords:

  • statistical test;
  • general logic;
  • correlational studies;
  • correlation indices;
  • experimental design

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • The Nature of the Research Question

  • Type of Experimental Design

  • Type of Measurement Used

  • Deciding Whether Your Data Are Parametric or Non-Parametric

  • The Nature of the Specific Hypothesis to be Tested

  • Deciding What Test to Use