Statistics for People Who (Think They) Hate Statistics / Edition 3
  • Statistics for People Who (Think They) Hate Statistics / Edition 3
  • Statistics for People Who (Think They) Hate Statistics / Edition 3

Statistics for People Who (Think They) Hate Statistics / Edition 3

by Neil J. Salkind
     
 

ISBN-10: 141295150X

ISBN-13: 9781412951500

Pub. Date: 07/31/2007

Publisher: SAGE Publications

The bestselling Statistics for People Who (Think They) Hate Statistics is now in its Third Edition! This text teaches an often intimidating and difficult subject in a way that is informative, personable, and clear. Author Neil J. Salkind takes students through various statistical procedures, beginning with correlation and graphical representation of data and…  See more details below

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The bestselling Statistics for People Who (Think They) Hate Statistics is now in its Third Edition! This text teaches an often intimidating and difficult subject in a way that is informative, personable, and clear. Author Neil J. Salkind takes students through various statistical procedures, beginning with correlation and graphical representation of data and ending with inferential techniques and analysis of variance. In addition, the text covers SPSS, and includes reviews of more advanced techniques, such as reliability, validity, introductory non-parametric statistics, and more. Pedagogical features include sidebars offering additional technical information about the topics presented and points that reinforce major themes in the book. Finally, this new edition includes more examples than ever before, an expanded set of exercises at the end of each chapter, and a more comprehensive glossary.

Key Features of the Third Edition
-Provides a companion Web site that helps students and professors make the most of the text
-Offers a dynamic and much expanded suite of Instructor’s Resources
-Gives updated examples from a variety of disciplines, and more of them than ever before
-Contains more Time to Practice exercises, with answers in the back of the book
-Presents additional coverage of general research methods basics
-Includes expanded coverage of power

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412951500
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
07/31/2007
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

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Table of Contents

1Statistics or Sadistics? It's Up to You5
2Means to an End: Computing and Understanding Averages21
3Vive la Difference: Understanding Variability38
4A Picture Really Is Worth a Thousand Words53
5Ice Cream and Crime: Computing Correlation Coefficients85
6Predicting Who'll Win the Super Bowl: Using Linear Regression109
7Hypotheticals and You: Testing Your Questions131
8Are Your Curves Normal? Probability and Why It Counts147
9Significantly Significant: What It Means for You and Me171
10t(ea) for Two: Tests Between the Means of Different Groups191
11t(ea) for Two (Again): Tests Between the Means of Related Groups206
12Two Groups Too Many? Try Analysis of Variance220
13Cousins or Just Good Friends? Testing Relationships Using the Correlation Coefficient240
14What to Do When You're Not Normal: Chi-Square and Some Other Nonparametric Tests255
15Some Other (Important) Statistical Procedures You Should Know About268
16A Statistical Software Sampler275
17The Ten Best Internet Sites for Statistics Stuff289
18The Ten Commandments of Data Collection295
App. ASPSS in Less Than 30 Minutes299
App. B: Tables331
App. C: Data Sets345
Glossary365
Index373
About the Author385

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