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Publisher Comments:

Your book has changed my perception and attitude towards statistics. It is very well written, the language is completely user friendly and the progression of new concepts within each chapter is fantastic. Although my class is only on chapter 5 at this point, I have found my interest in the concepts and order in which you introduce them becoming greater. I thank you with very much appreciation as I was someone who dreaded taking statistics and thought I hated it - Jessica Maes, graduate student

The Fourth Edition of Neil J. Salkind s bestselling text introduces students to the fundamentals of basic statistics in an informative, personable, and unintimidating way. The author expertly guides students through various statistical procedures, beginning with basic descriptive statistics and correlation and graphical representation of data and ending with inferential techniques including analysis of variance.

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In this update of the 2007 text, Salkind (emeritus, psychology, research in education, U. of Kansas) continues to introduce statistics as painlessly as possible. Chapters on the standard statistical concepts are rated for difficulty and sprinkled with cartoons. New to this edition are exercises using the latest versions of SPSS and Excel based on data sets available online, a chapter on the one-sample Z-test, mini-SSPS and math primers, and notes to instructors. The text includes practice questions with an answer key, a glossary, statistical tables with instructions on how to use them, and an open-access student study website. Annotation ©2011 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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Your book is the best textbook I have ever read It was so clear and concise and I loved the humor. I can't thank you enough for writing such a fantastic textbook.-Kathy Culp, Student Order the SPSS Student Version (ISBN: 978-1-4129-7960-3) of this text and your students will be able to practice SPSS (version 18.0) on their laptops in the convenience of their dorm rooms (rather than in the computer labs) for just $25 more than the text alone.The bestselling Statistics for People Who (Think They) Hate Statistics is now in its Fourth Edition This text teaches an often intimidating and difficult subject in a way that is informative, personable, and clear.

Author Neil J. Salkind takes students through various statistical procedures, beginning with correlation and graphical representation of data and ending with inferential techniques and analysis of variance. In addition, the text covers SPSS, and includes reviews of more advanced techniques, such as reliability, validity, introductory non-parametric statistics, and more. Pedagogical features include sidebars offering additional technical information about the topics presented and points that reinforce major themes in the book. Finally, this new edition includes more examples than ever before, an expanded set of exercises at the end of each chapter, and a more comprehensive glossary.

Synopsis:

Your book is the best textbook I have ever read It was so clear and concise and I loved the humor. I can't thank you enough for writing such a fantastic textbook.-Kathy Culp, Student Order the SPSS Student Version (ISBN: 978-1-4129-7960-3) of this text and your students will be able to practice SPSS (version 18.0) on their laptops in the convenience of their dorm rooms (rather than in the computer labs) for just $25 more than the text alone.

The Fourth Edition of Neil J. Salkind's bestselling text introduces students to the fundamentals of basic statistics in an informative, personable, and unintimidating way. The author expertly guides students through various statistical procedures, beginning with basic descriptive statistics and correlation and graphical representation of data and ending with inferential techniques including analysis of variance.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781412979597
Author:
Salkind, Neil J.
Publisher:
Sage Publications (CA)
Subject:
Research
Subject:
Sociology-Reference and Methodology
Publication Date:
20100931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
416

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Product details 416 pages Sage Publications (CA) - English 9781412979597 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Your book is the best textbook I have ever read It was so clear and concise and I loved the humor. I can't thank you enough for writing such a fantastic textbook.-Kathy Culp, Student Order the SPSS Student Version (ISBN: 978-1-4129-7960-3) of this text and your students will be able to practice SPSS (version 18.0) on their laptops in the convenience of their dorm rooms (rather than in the computer labs) for just $25 more than the text alone.The bestselling Statistics for People Who (Think They) Hate Statistics is now in its Fourth Edition This text teaches an often intimidating and difficult subject in a way that is informative, personable, and clear.

Author Neil J. Salkind takes students through various statistical procedures, beginning with correlation and graphical representation of data and ending with inferential techniques and analysis of variance. In addition, the text covers SPSS, and includes reviews of more advanced techniques, such as reliability, validity, introductory non-parametric statistics, and more. Pedagogical features include sidebars offering additional technical information about the topics presented and points that reinforce major themes in the book. Finally, this new edition includes more examples than ever before, an expanded set of exercises at the end of each chapter, and a more comprehensive glossary.

"Synopsis" by , Your book is the best textbook I have ever read It was so clear and concise and I loved the humor. I can't thank you enough for writing such a fantastic textbook.-Kathy Culp, Student Order the SPSS Student Version (ISBN: 978-1-4129-7960-3) of this text and your students will be able to practice SPSS (version 18.0) on their laptops in the convenience of their dorm rooms (rather than in the computer labs) for just $25 more than the text alone.

The Fourth Edition of Neil J. Salkind's bestselling text introduces students to the fundamentals of basic statistics in an informative, personable, and unintimidating way. The author expertly guides students through various statistical procedures, beginning with basic descriptive statistics and correlation and graphical representation of data and ending with inferential techniques including analysis of variance.

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