Questions tagged [social-science]

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Interpreting effect size

One of the most widely used interpretation of effect size is Cohen's $d$, as follows: $<.10$: trivial $[.10,.30]$: small to medium $[.30,.50]$: medium to large $>.50$: large to very large ...
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Book recommendations: statistical methods in the social sciences for someone who's not afraid of higher math

I would like to learn basic statistical methods for quantitative data analysis in the social sciences. I volunteer for a nonprofit, and I want to take on a quantitative research project analyzing ...