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Statistics for the Behavioral and Social Sciences: A Brief Course

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Focusing on understanding, it emphasizes the intuitive, de-emphasizes the mathematical, explains everything in clear, simple language, and requires reader to put what they know into words rather than to recite formulas.Emphasizes statistical methods as used in research in a wide range of social science fields e.g., education, sociology, communication, political science, an ...more
Paperback, 479 pages
Published December 1st 2007 by Pearson Prentice Hall (first published January 1st 1997)
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ein Leichter
Apr 17, 2007 ein Leichter rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
This book gives an overview of various statistical methods and tests. Its tone is extremely condescending, and is often needlessly redundant. It is also really sad that the authors basically admit at the end of the book that have left you unprepared to read and understand a real statistics book.
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Jun 05, 2010 christopher rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Best class yet. Got an A and loved every minute. The book was really straight forward with lots of problems worked out that helped me get a quick grasp of the topics and easily complete my homework.
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Apr 28, 2011 Anna rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is an excellent introduction to statistics text for college students.
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$115.00 later.
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Arthur Aron received a bachelor's degree in psychology and philosophy in 1967 and a master's degree in social psychology in 1968, both from the University of California at Berkeley. He earned a PhD in social psychology from the University of Toronto in 1970.
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