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Statistics For The Behavioral Sciences: A First Course For Students Of Psychology And Education
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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Jan 06, 2015 Lisa 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
May 04, 2013 Phil M rated it really liked it · review of another edition
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.
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.