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Statistics for the Behavioral and Social Sciences: A Brief Course

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For one-quarter/semester courses that focus on the basics in statistics or combine statistics with research methods. The fifth edition of Statistics for the Behavioral and Social Sciences builds off an already well-established approach - emphasizing the intuitive, deemphasizing the mathematical, and explaining everything in direct, simple language - but also goes beyond t ...more
Paperback, 483 pages
Published July 10th 2010 by Pearson (first published January 1st 1997)
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ein Leichter
Apr 17, 2007 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.
christopher
Apr 06, 2010 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.
James
Jul 03, 2008 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
$115.00 later.
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Apr 28, 2011 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is an excellent introduction to statistics text for college students.
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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.
Aron's work focuses on the role, creation, and maintenance of friendship and intimacy in interpersonal relationships. He developed the s
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