Statistics for People Who (Think They) Hate Statistics / Edition 4
  • Statistics for People Who (Think They) Hate Statistics / Edition 4
  • Statistics for People Who (Think They) Hate Statistics / Edition 4

Statistics for People Who (Think They) Hate Statistics / Edition 4

by Neil J. Salkind
     
 

"Your book has changed my perception and attitude towards statistics. It is very well written, the language is completely user friendly and the progression of new concepts within each chapter is fantastic. Although my class is only on chapter 5 at this point, I have found my interest in the concepts and order in which you introduce them becoming greater. I

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"Your book has changed my perception and attitude towards statistics. It is very well written, the language is completely user friendly and the progression of new concepts within each chapter is fantastic. Although my class is only on chapter 5 at this point, I have found my interest in the concepts and order in which you introduce them becoming greater. I thank you with very much appreciation as I was someone who dreaded taking statistics and thought I hated it!" - Jessica Maes, graduate student

The Fourth Edition of Neil J. Salkind's bestselling text introduces students to the fundamentals of basic statistics in an informative, personable, and unintimidating way. The author expertly guides students through various statistical procedures, beginning with basic descriptive statistics and correlation and graphical representation of data and ending with inferential techniques including analysis of variance.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412979597
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
10/13/2010
Edition description:
Fourth Edition
Pages:
442
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.10(d)

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Table of Contents

Part I. Yippee! I’m in Statistics
Chapter 1. Statistics or Sadistics? It’s Up to You
Part II. Sigma Freud and Descriptive Statistics
Chapter 2. Means to an End: Computing and Understanding Averages
Chapter 3. Vive la Différence: Understanding Variability
Chapter 4. A Picture Really Is Worth a Thousand Words
Chapter 5. Ice Cream and Crime: Computing Correlation Coefficients
Chapter 6. Just the Truth: An Introduction to Understanding Reliability and Validity
Part III. Taking Chances for Fun and Profit
Chapter 7. Hypotheticals and You: Testing Your Questions
Chapter 8. Are Your Curves Normal? Probability and Why It Counts
Part IV. Significantly Different: Using Inferential Statistics
Chapter 9. Significantly Significant: What It Means for You and Me
Chapter 10. Only The Lonely: The One Sample Z test
Chapter 11. t(ea) for Two: Tests Between the Means of Different Groups
Chapter 12. t(ea) for Two (Again): Tests Between the Means of Related Groups
Chapter 13. Two Groups Too Many? Try Analysis of Variance
Chapter 14. Two Too Many Factors: Factorial Analysis of Variance
Chapter 15. Cousins or Just Good Friends? Testing Relationships Using the Correlation Coefficient
Chapter 16. Predicting Who’ll Win the Super Bowl: Using Linear Regression
Chapter 17. What to Do When You’re Not Normal: Chi-Square and Some Other Nonparametric Tests
Chapter 18. Some Other (Important) Statistical Procedures You Should Know About
Chapter 19. A Statistical Software Sampler
Part V. Ten Things You’ll Want to Know and Remember
Chapter 20. The Ten (or More) Best Internet Sites for Statistics Stuff
Chapter 21. The Ten Commandments of Data Collection
Appendix A: SPSS in Less Than 30 Minutes
Appendix B: Tables
Appendix C: Data Sets
Appendix D: Answers to Practice Questions

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