The Encyclopedia of Statistics in Behavioral Science encompasses the refined statistical concepts and techniques that are essential to the advancement in psychology and its ever--widening fields of application. Providing comprehensive accounts drawn from the huge expansion of statistical methodologies in the behavioral sciences, highlighting new techniques and developments from the past decade. Up--to--date coverage of developing fields including neuroscience, behavioral genetics, decision learning and cognitive science. Containing over 600 articles and over 400 contributions from eminent psychologists and statisticians world--wide. Emphasis on practical, non--technical methods with wide ranging application. Extensively cross--referenced to ensure fast and accurate access to available information Representing an invaluable addition to both the psychological and statistical literature, the Encyclopedia of Statistics in Behavioral Science forms an essential reference work for researchers, educators and students in the fields of applied psychology, sociology, market research, consumer behavior, management science, decision making and human resource management.
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Brian Everitt , now retired, was most recently Professor of Statistics in Behavioural Science and Head of the Department of Biostatistics and Computing at the Institute of Psychiatry, King's College, London, UK. He is joint editor (with Dr. G. Dunn and Professor T. Holford) of the journal Statistical Methods in Medical Research and a Section Editor of the Encyclopedia of Biostatistics published in 1998 by Wiley. His academic interests include multivariate analysis, in particular cluster analysis, the analysis of longitudinal data and graphical techniques. David Howell is Emeritus Professor of Psychology, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT, USA. His primary interests are in the field of statistics and experimental methods. Although retired since 2002 he continues to publish in the area of statistical methods. The 5th edition of Fundamental Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences (Duxbury Press) published in 2004 and a new book on categorical data analysis is in preparation.