Essentials of Statistics for the Social and Behavioral Sciences

Essentials of Statistics for the Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Master the essential statistical skills used in social and behavioral sciences

Essentials of Statistics for the Social and Behavioral Sciences distills the overwhelming amount of material covered in introductory statistics courses into a handy, practical resource for students and professionals. This accessible guide covers basic to advanced concepts in a clear, concrete, and readable style.

Essentials of Statistics for the Social and Behavioral Sciences guides you to a better understanding of basic concepts of statistical methods. Numerous practical tips are presented for selecting appropriate statistical procedures. In addition, this useful guide demonstrates how to evaluate and interpret statistical data, provides numerous formulas for calculating statistics from tables of summary statistics, and offers a variety of worked examples.

As part of the Essentials of Behavioral Science series, this book offers a thorough review of the most relevant statistical concepts and techniques that will arm you with the tools you'll need for knowledgeable, informed practice. Each concise chapter features numerous callout boxes highlighting key concepts, bulleted points, and extensive illustrative material, as well as "Test Yourself" questions that help you gauge and reinforce your grasp of the information covered.

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Summarizing the material ordinarily covered in an introductory statistics course, this handbook introduces basic concepts and statistical methods. It also offers practical advice concerning the selection of procedures, demonstrates the means of evaluating and interpreting data, provides numerous formulas, and supplies a variety of worked examples. The authors teach psychology at New York University and Macalester College. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: Hoboken, NJ : Wiley, c2004
ISBN: 9780471220312
Branch Call Number: HA29 .C655 2004
Characteristics: x, 289 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Lea, R. Brooke


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