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Statistics For The Behavioral Sciences: A First Course For Students Of Psychology And Education

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This best-selling introductory statistics text is designed for courses in psychological and educational statistics and is written in an intuitive, explanatory style. New to this edition: In the Literature sections help students learn how to report statistics and results; as well as learn how to read and interpret scientific journals. The Minitab chapter has been removed; i ...more
Hardcover, 768 pages
Published November 28th 1995 by Wadsworth Publishing Company
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Elora Orazio
May 03, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This book serves as a clear guide for understanding quantitative methods. It uses reasonable language and memorable examples. Unfortunately, it has an array of mistakes that matter because of the topic's nature.
iakovos
Mar 16, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
easy understanding, but if you want a more in-depth statistical approach you have to read a more mathematical or a classical book about statistics.

Recommend for political scientists!



Lisa
Jan 06, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
For my first attempt at educational statistics, this text enabled me to (mostly) wrap my mind around its complexities. I appreciated the chapter beginnings, which put the statistics in context, and the examples throughout were meaningful and helpful. I wish I had access to ALL the problems at the end of each chapter, though, so I could check my work more (I used them for practice). Sometimes I wasn't always clear on the organization (some concepts were mentioned and then much later clarified), b ...more
Phil M
This textbook's language was very clear, easy to understand, and provided great exercises to work out some of the material for practice. Highly recommended as a resource for learning statistics applicable to the behavioural sciences.
Greg K
Feb 11, 2015 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
A reasonably good stat book, but it's clearly full of a lot of bloat to justify its heft and high price. Quite often, the author explains a concept adequately only to repeat himself and use ten-cent words which only confuse new statisticians.
Ryanne
Newer version 9th edition (2013)
Christiany Suwartono
Dec 20, 2007 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Mahasiswa Psikologi
Shelves: psikometrik
first time read this book when i have to teach about correlation in Mbak Lena Class... Hmmm...the explanation is very "earth language". Good one!
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