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Statistics for People Who (Think They) Hate Statistics

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ISBN-10: 076192776X

ISBN-13: 9780761927761

Edition: 2nd 2004 (Revised)

Authors: Neil J. Salkind

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Downloadable data sets: http://www.soe.ku.edu/faculty/Salkind/stats_fpwhs/ Click 'Additional Materials' for downloadable sample chapters The bestselling text Statistics for People Who (Think They) Hate Statistics teaches an often intimidating and difficult subject in a way that is informative, personable, and clear. Researchers and students who find themselves uncomfortable with the analysis portion of their work will appreciate this books unhurried pace and thorough, friendly presentation. Salkind takes students through various statistical procedures, beginning with correlations and graphical representation of data and ending with inferential…    
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List price: $48.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/17/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 424
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

Neil J. Salkind received his PhD from the University of Maryland in Human Development. After teaching for 35 years at the University of Kansas, he remains a professor emeritus in the department of psychology and research in education, where he continues to collaborate with colleagues and work with students. His early interests were in the area of children's cognitive development, and after research in the areas of cognitive style and (what was then known as) hyperactivity, he was a postdoctoral fellow at the University of North Carolina's Bush Center for Child and Family Policy. His work then changed direction to focus on child and family policy, specifically the impact of alternative forms…    

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Statistics or Sadistics: It's up to You
Sigma Freud and Descriptive Statistics
Means to an End: Computing and Understanding Averages
Vive la Difference: Understanding Variability
A Picture Really is Worth a Thousand Words
Ice Cream and Crime: Computing Correlation Coefficients
Predicting Who'll Win the Superbowl: Using Linear Regression
Taking Chances for Fun and Profit
Hypotheticals and You: Testing Your Questions
Are Your Curves Normal? Probability and Why it Counts
Significantly Different: Using Inferential Statistics
Significantly Significant: What it Means for You and Me
t(ea) for Two: Tests Between the Means of Different Groups
t(ea) for Two (Again): Tests Between the Means of Related Groups
Two Groups Too Many? Try Analysis of Variance
Cousins or Just Good Friends? Testing Relationships using the Correlation Coefficient
What to Do When You're Not Normal: Chi-Square and Some Other Nonparametric Tests
Some Other (Important) Statistical Procedures You Should Know About
A Statistical Software Sampler
Ten Things You'll Want to Know and Remember
The Ten Best Internet Sites for Statistics Stuff
The Ten Commandments of Data Collection
Ten Question Practice Tests
SPSS in Less Than 30 Minutes
Tables
Data Sets
Glossary
Index