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Basic Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences
Basic Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences demystifies and fully explains statistics without leaving out relevant topics or simply presenting formulas, in a format that is non-threatening and inviting to students. Gary Heiman has written a textbook--clearly, patiently, and with an occasional touch of humor--that teaches students not only how to compute an answer on deman ...more
Hardcover, 497 pages
Published July 8th 2005 by Houghton Mifflin
(first published January 1st 1992)
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The author made several attempts to lighten the subject matter of this book with humor. He failed most of them, like that turbo-geek in high school who could never get the timing or delivery down right on his jokes. Still, Heiman (must have gotten a lot of flak in school) went into enough detail on the calculation concepts to at least make them graspable.
I have to be honest, I and many of my fellow students disliked this class with a passion. This book did not help much with understanding the material. Not impressed at all. Defiantly will not keep this one either will I ever want to take this class again.