Statistics Concepts and Controversies
Edition: 6th 2006
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Description: This volume reveals the applications of statistics to a wide range of fields, from public policy to the sciences. It introduces new technology and pedagogical features.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $143.99
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: W. H. Freeman & Company
Publication date: 11/9/2005
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
David S. Moore is a professor of psychology at Pitzer College and at Claremont Graduate University. He received his doctorate in developmental psychology from Harvard University and did his postdoctoral work at the City University of New York.
|To the Teacher: Statistics as a Liberal Discipline|
|Prelude: Making Sense of Data|
|Where Do Data Come From?|
|Samples, Good and Bad|
|What Do Samples Tell Us?|
|Sample Surveys in the Real World|
|Experiments, Good and Bad|
|Experiments in the Real World|
|Do the Numbers Make Sense?|
|Review I: Producing Data|
|Graphs Good and Bad|
|Displaying Distributions with Graphs|
|Describing Distributions with Numbers|
|Describing Relationships: Scatterplots and Correlation|
|Describing Relationships: Regression, Prediction, and Causation|
|The Consumer Price Index and Government Statistics|
|Review II: Organizing Data|
|Thinking about Chance|
|The House Edge: Expected Values|
|Review III: Chance|
|What is a Confidence Interval?|
|What is a Test of Significance?|
|Use and Abuse of Statistical Inference|
|Two-Way Tables and the Chi-square Test|
|Inference About a Population Means|