Statistical Reasoning in the Behavioral Sciences, 7th Edition

Author(s): Bruce King, Patrick Rosopa, Edward Minium

Date: Format: PDF Language: English ISBN/ASIN: 1119379733
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Over the past 49 years, Statistical Reasoning in the Behavioral Sciences has provided students and professionals in psychology, education, sociology, human resources management, and related fields with a comprehensive understanding of statistical logic and procedures. Now in its Seventh Edition, this revised and updated text offers streamlined coverage based on current research and practices to help students master statistical devices and their underlying assumptions.

Statistical procedures are introduced first through a description of their essential logic, then demonstrated using raw data and hand calculations to reinforce central ideas SPSS tutorials are then used to confirm results, allowing students to master this powerful software package while developing a solid understanding of each problems underlying mechanisms. Coverage of current issues highlights the fields dynamic evolution, while conversational discussion relates statistics to experimental design and what happens when strict statistical theory merges with real-world data. Cited by researchers nearly 1,000 times over the years, this book presents essential statistical concepts in a user-friendly format that eases teaching and learning while facilitating long-term retention.