Written by Harold O. Kiess, Ph.D. and Bonnie A. Green, Ph.D. Statistical Concepts for the Behavioral Sciences, 4/e emphasizes the conceptual basis for statistical analysis using realistic problems to introduce the various statistics discussed.
This text emphasizes contemporary research problems to better illustrate the relevance of statistical analysis in scientific research. All statistical methods are introduced in the context of a realistic problem, many of which are from contemporary published research. These studies are fully referenced so students can easily access the original research. The uses of statistics are then developed and presented in a conceptually logical progression for increased comprehension. Several forms of practice problems are available to students and presented in a manner that assists students in mastering component pieces before integrating them together.
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