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Introductory & Intermediate Statistics

  1. Introductory Statistics

    A Conceptual Approach Using R

    By William B. Ware, John M. Ferron, Barbara M. Miller

    This comprehensive and uniquely organized text is aimed at undergraduate and graduate level statistics courses in education, psychology, and other social sciences. A conceptual approach, built around common issues and problems rather than statistical techniques, allows students to understand the...

    Published December 16th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Principles of Research in Behavioral Science

    Third Edition

    By Bernard E. Whitley, Jr., Mary E. Kite

    Intended for beginning graduate or advanced undergraduate students, this book provides a comprehensive review of research methods used in psychology and related disciplines. It covers topics that are often omitted in other texts including correlational and qualitative research and integrative...

    Published October 24th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Applied Statistics for the Social and Health Sciences

    By Rachel A. Gordon

    Applied Statistics for the Social and Health Sciences provides graduate students in the social and health sciences with the basic skills that they need to estimate, interpret, present, and publish statistical models using contemporary standards. The book targets the social and health science...

    Published May 8th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Statistical Concepts

    A Second Course, 4th Edition

    By Richard G. Lomax, Debbie L. Hahs-Vaughn

    Statistical Concepts consists of the last 9 chapters of An Introduction to Statistical Concepts, 3rd ed. Designed for the second course in statistics, it is one of the few texts that focuses just on intermediate statistics. The book highlights how statistics work and what they mean to better...

    Published March 11th 2012 by Routledge

  5. An Introduction to Statistical Concepts

    Third Edition

    By Richard G. Lomax, Debbie L. Hahs-Vaughn

    This comprehensive, flexible text is used in both one- and two-semester courses to review introductory through intermediate statistics. Instructors select the topics that are most appropriate for their course. Its conceptual approach helps students more easily understand the concepts and interpret...

    Published February 29th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Understanding The New Statistics

    Effect Sizes, Confidence Intervals, and Meta-Analysis

    By Geoff Cumming

    Series: Multivariate Applications Series

    This is the first book to introduce the new statistics - effect sizes, confidence intervals, and meta-analysis - in an accessible way. It is chock full of practical examples and tips on how to analyze and report research results using these techniques. The book is invaluable to readers interested...

    Published July 13th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Statistics in Plain English, Third Edition

    By Timothy C. Urdan

    This inexpensive paperback provides a brief, simple overview of statistics to help readers gain a better understanding of how statistics work and how to interpret them correctly. Each chapter describes a different statistical technique, ranging from basic concepts like central tendency and...

    Published May 24th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology

    5th Edition

    By Hugh Coolican

    This fifth edition of Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology has been revised and updated, providing students with the most readable and comprehensive survey of research methods, statistical concepts and procedures in psychology today. The book assumes no prior knowledge, taking you through...

    Published March 26th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Statistical Misconceptions

    By Schuyler W. Huck

    Brief and inexpensive, this engaging book helps readers identify and then discard 52 misconceptions about data and statistical summaries. The focus is on major concepts contained in typical undergraduate and graduate courses in statistics, research methods, or quantitative analysis. Fun interactive...

    Published November 2nd 2008 by Routledge

  10. Data Analysis

    A Model Comparison Approach, Second Edition

    By Charles M. Judd, Gary H. McClelland, Carey S. Ryan

    This completely rewritten classic text features many new examples, insights and topics including mediational, categorical, and multilevel models. Substantially reorganized, this edition provides a briefer, more streamlined examination of data analysis. Noted for its model-comparison approach and...

    Published August 28th 2008 by Routledge

  11. Learning From Data

    An Introduction To Statistical Reasoning, 3rd Edition

    By Arthur Glenberg, Matthew Andrzejewski

    Learning from Data focuses on how to interpret psychological data and statistical results. The authors review the basics of statistical reasoning to helpstudents better understand relevant data that affecttheir everyday lives. Numerous examples based on current research and events are featured...

    Published August 8th 2007 by Routledge

  12. Statistics As Principled Argument

    By Robert P. Abelson

    In this illuminating volume, Robert P. Abelson delves into the too-often dismissed problems of interpreting quantitative data and then presenting them in the context of a coherent story about one's research. Unlike too many books on statistics, this is a remarkably engaging read, filled with...

    Published January 31st 1995 by Psychology Press