Statistics for People Who  Think They  Hate Statistics Book
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Statistics for People Who Think They Hate Statistics


  • Author : Neil J. Salkind
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release Date : 2006-07-14
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 428
  • ISBN 10 : 1412924820

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Statistics for People Who Think They Hate Statistics Excerpt :

Now in its third edition, this title teaches an often intimidating and difficult subject in a way that is informative, personable, and clear.

Statistics for People Who  Think They  Hate Statistics Book
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Statistics for People Who Think They Hate Statistics


  • Author : Neil J. Salkind
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications
  • Release Date : 2016-01-29
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 620
  • ISBN 10 : 9781483374109

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Statistics for People Who Think They Hate Statistics Excerpt :

Based on Neil J. Salkind’s bestselling text, Statistics for People Who (Think They) Hate Statistics, this adapted Excel 2016 version presents an often intimidating and difficult subject in a way that is clear, informative, and personable. Researchers and students uncomfortable with the analysis portion of their work will appreciate the book′s unhurried pace and thorough, friendly presentation. Opening with an introduction to Excel 2016, including functions and formulas, this edition shows students how to install the Excel Data Analysis Tools option to access a host of useful analytical techniques and then walks them through various statistical procedures, beginning with correlations and graphical representation of data and ending with inferential techniques and analysis of variance. New to the Fourth Edition: A new chapter 20 dealing with large data sets using Excel functions and pivot tables, and illustrating how certain databases and other categories of functions and formulas can help make the data in big data sets easier to work with and the results more understandable. New chapter-ending exercises are included and contain a variety of levels of application. Additional TechTalks have been added to help students master Excel 2016. A new, chapter-ending Real World Stats feature shows readers how statistics is applied in the everyday world. Basic maths instruction and practice exercises for those who need to brush up on their math skills are included in the appendix.

Statistics for People Who  Think They  Hate Statistics Book
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Statistics for People Who Think They Hate Statistics


  • Author : Neil J. Salkind
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release Date : 2010-09-29
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 473
  • ISBN 10 : 9781412979597

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Statistics for People Who Think They Hate Statistics Excerpt :

"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.

Easy R Book

Easy R


  • Author : Elizabeth Gohmert
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications
  • Release Date : 2020-01-02
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 192
  • ISBN 10 : 9781544379425

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Easy R Excerpt :

Do you want to learn R? This book is built on the premise that anyone with a bit of free time and a healthy curiosity can learn to use R in their studies or at work. The authors focus on using R to do useful things like writing reports, creating data and graphs, accessing datasets collected by others, preparing data, and conducting simple data analysis. In this book you’ll learn how to: install R and RStudio®, and set up an RStudio® project and folders; write an essay with graphs based on simple real-world data using R Markdown; create variables from everyday numeric information and visualize data through five types of charts—bar plot, histogram, pie chart, scatter plot, and time series line plot—to identify patterns in the data; write and run R programs, and prepare your data following the tidyverse approach; import external datasets into R, install R data packages, and carry out initial data validity checks; conduct exploratory data analysis through three exercises involving data on voting outcomes, natural resource consumption, and gross domestic product (GDP) via data visualization, correlation coefficient, and simple regression; and write a research paper on the impact of GDP per capita on life expectancy using R Markdown. Student-friendly language and examples (such as binge-watched shows on Netflix, and the top 5 songs on Spotify), cumulative learning, and practice exercises make this a must-have guide for a variety of courses where data are used and reports need to be written. Code and datasets used to carry out the examples in the book are available on an accompanying website.

Discovering Statistics Using IBM SPSS Statistics Book

Discovering Statistics Using IBM SPSS Statistics


  • Author : Andy Field
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release Date : 2017-11-21
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 816
  • ISBN 10 : 9781526440303

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Discovering Statistics Using IBM SPSS Statistics Excerpt :

With an exciting new look, math diagnostic tool, and a research roadmap to navigate projects, this new edition of Andy Field's award-winning text offers a unique combination of humor and step-by-step instruction to make learning statistics compelling and accessible to even the most anxious of students. The Fifth Edition takes students from initial theory to regression, factor analysis, and multilevel modeling, fully incorporating IBM SPSS Statistics© version 25 and fascinating examples throughout. SAGE edge offers a robust online environment featuring an impressive array of free tools and resources for review, study, and further exploration, keeping both instructors and students on the cutting edge of teaching and learning. Course cartridges available for Blackboard and Moodle. Learn more at edge.sagepub.com/field5e Stay Connected Connect with us on Facebook and share your experiences with Andy's texts, check out news, access free stuff, see photos, watch videos, learn about competitions, and much more. Video Links Go behind the scenes and learn more about the man behind the book at Andy's YouTube channel Andy Field is the award winning author of An Adventure in Statistics: The Reality Enigma and is the recipient of the UK National Teaching Fellowship (2010), British Psychological Society book award (2006), and has been recognized with local and national teaching awards (University of Sussex, 2015, 2016).

Intermediate Statistics Book

Intermediate Statistics


  • Author : Brett W. Pelham
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications
  • Release Date : 2012-08-20
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 449
  • ISBN 10 : 9781452255910

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Intermediate Statistics Excerpt :

Intermediate Statistics: A Conceptual Course is a student-friendly text for advanced undergraduate and graduate courses. It begins with an introductory chapter that reviews descriptive and inferential statistics in plain language, avoiding extensive emphasis on complex formulas. The remainder of the text covers 13 different statistical topics ranging from descriptive statistics to advanced multiple regression analysis and path analysis. Each chapter contains a description of the logic of each set of statistical tests or procedures and then introduces students to a series of data sets using SPSS, with screen captures and detailed step-by-step instructions. Students acquire an appreciation of the logic of descriptive and inferential statistics, and an understanding of which techniques are best suited to which kinds of data or research questions.

Men Who Hate Women Book
Score: 3
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Men Who Hate Women


  • Author : Laura Bates
  • Publisher : Sourcebooks, Inc.
  • Release Date : 2021-03-02
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN 10 : 9781728236254

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Men Who Hate Women Excerpt :

A groundbreaking book that pulls back the curtain on the terrorist movement no one is talking about Women's rights activist Laura Bates has been the target of many misogynistic attacks online: from hate-fueled Twitter rants to vivid descriptions of her own rape and even death threats. At first, the vitriol seemed to be the work of a small handful of individual men... but over time, the volume and consistency of the attacks hinted at something bigger and more ominous. As Bates followed the thread of online misogyny farther into the corners of the internet, the spiral of hateful and toxic rhetoric deepened until she found an unseen, organized movement of thousands of anonymous men wishing violence (and worse) upon women—the terrorism no one is talking about. Men Who Hate Women examines the rise of secretive extremist communities who despise women as Bates traces the roots of misogyny across a complex spider web of groups extending from Men's Rights Activists to trolls and the incel movement. Drawing parallels to other extremist movements around the world, including white nationalism, Bates shows what attracts men to the movement, how it grooms and radicalizes boys, how it operates, and what can be done to stop it. Most urgently of all, she follows the pathways this extreme ideology has taken from the darkest corners of the internet to emerge covertly in our mainstream media, our playgrounds, and our government. Going undercover on and offline, Bates provides the first comprehensive look at this under-the-radar phenomenon, including eye-opening interviews with former members of these communities, the academics studying this movement, and the men fighting back. By turns fascinating and horrifying, Men Who Hate Women is a broad, unflinching account of the deep current of loathing toward women and anti-feminism that underpins our society and is a must-read for parents, educators, and anyone who believes in equality for women. "Men Who Hate Women has the power to spark s

A Guide to R for Social and Behavioral Science Statistics Book

A Guide to R for Social and Behavioral Science Statistics


  • Author : Brian Joseph Gillespie
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications
  • Release Date : 2020-02-07
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN 10 : 9781544344003

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A Guide to R for Social and Behavioral Science Statistics Excerpt :

A Guide to R for Social and Behavioral Science Statistics is a short, accessible book for learning R. This handy guide contains basic information on statistics for undergraduates and graduate students, shown in the R statistical language using RStudio®. The book is geared toward social and behavioral science statistics students, especially those with no background in computer science. Written as a companion book to be used alongside a larger introductory statistics text, the text follows the most common progression of statistics for social scientists. The guide also serves as a companion for conducting data analysis in a research methods course or as a stand-alone R and statistics text. This guide can teach anyone how to use R to analyze data, and uses frequent reminders of basic statistical concepts to accompany instructions in R to help walk students through the basics of learning how to use R for statistics.

Introductory Statistics Book
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Introductory Statistics


  • Author : Barbara Illowsky
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2017-12-19
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 906
  • ISBN 10 : 9888407309

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Introductory Statistics Excerpt :

Introductory Statistics is designed for the one-semester, introduction to statistics course and is geared toward students majoring in fields other than math or engineering. This text assumes students have been exposed to intermediate algebra, and it focuses on the applications of statistical knowledge rather than the theory behind it. The foundation of this textbook is Collaborative Statistics, by Barbara Illowsky and Susan Dean. Additional topics, examples, and ample opportunities for practice have been added to each chapter. The development choices for this textbook were made with the guidance of many faculty members who are deeply involved in teaching this course. These choices led to innovations in art, terminology, and practical applications, all with a goal of increasing relevance and accessibility for students. We strove to make the discipline meaningful, so that students can draw from it a working knowledge that will enrich their future studies and help them make sense of the world around them. Coverage and Scope Chapter 1 Sampling and Data Chapter 2 Descriptive Statistics Chapter 3 Probability Topics Chapter 4 Discrete Random Variables Chapter 5 Continuous Random Variables Chapter 6 The Normal Distribution Chapter 7 The Central Limit Theorem Chapter 8 Confidence Intervals Chapter 9 Hypothesis Testing with One Sample Chapter 10 Hypothesis Testing with Two Samples Chapter 11 The Chi-Square Distribution Chapter 12 Linear Regression and Correlation Chapter 13 F Distribution and One-Way ANOVA

The Black Book of Communism Book
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The Black Book of Communism


  • Author : G. Peter Albert
  • Publisher : Harvard University Press
  • Release Date : 1999
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 920
  • ISBN 10 : 0674076087

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The Black Book of Communism Excerpt :

Collects and analyzes seventy years of communist crimes that offer details on Kim Sung's Korea, Vietnam under "Uncle Ho," and Cuba under Castro.

Hate Crimes Book

Hate Crimes


  • Author : Phyllis B. Gerstenfeld
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications
  • Release Date : 2017-03-31
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 472
  • ISBN 10 : 9781506377179

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Hate Crimes Excerpt :

The Fourth Edition of Hate Crimes: Causes, Controls, and Controversies by Phyllis B. Gerstenfeld takes a multidisciplinary approach that allows students to explore a broad scope of hate crimes. Drawing on recent developments, topics, and current research, this book examines the issues that foster hate crimes while demonstrating how these criminal acts impact individuals, as well as communities. Students are introduced to the issue through first-person vignettes—offering a more personalized account of both victims and perpetrators of hate crimes. Packed with the latest court cases, research, and statistics from a variety of scholarly sources, the Fourth Edition is one of the most comprehensive and accessible textbooks in the field.

Excel Statistics Book

Excel Statistics


  • Author : Neil J. Salkind
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release Date : 2010-07
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 121
  • ISBN 10 : 9781412979634

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Excel Statistics Excerpt :

Designed for users already familiar with basic computer operations, Neil J. Salkind's Excel Statistics: A Quick Guide shows readers how to utilize the features of Microsoft® Excel to answer both simple and complex questions about data analysis. Part I explores thirty Excel functions, each one detailed on a two-page spread. The description and use of each function appear on one page with corresponding screen shots of the function in action on the facing page, allowing the user to see what the function looks like as it is being applied. Part II of the text contains fifteen Analysis Toolpak tools, each explained using the same two-page spread design as for the functions. Excel novices and experts alike will find this text not only practical but easy to use and engaging. Key Features: - Each function and tool is accompanied by an Excel file, accessible through the SAGE Web site, to be used as an example of each analysis. Access these files through the SAGE website (www.sagepub.com/salkindexcelstats) or through www.onlinefilefolder.com. - The screenshots and steps feature Microsoft Excel 2010 and are compatible with Microsoft 97-2003 and Excel 5.0/95. - Designed to be used as both an introduction and a reference book as needed. Perfect as an accompaniment to existing introductory statistics books or in a lab setting.

I Hate Statistics  Book

I Hate Statistics


  • Author : Professor Dr Abdul Rashid Khan
  • Publisher : Penang Medical College
  • Release Date : 2012-08-28
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 152
  • ISBN 10 : 9789679503234

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I Hate Statistics Excerpt :

“I Hate Statistics” has been written with the focus on the understanding of statistical reasoning and not on mathematical and theoretical underpinnings. It aims to provide health professionals, who generally have a phobia about statistics, with some basic understanding of the subject. While this book can work as a very clear introductory text for the beginner, it can also work well as the easy ongoing shelf reference. What is especially valuable is that the essentials are all there in one short volume.

Straightforward Statistics with Excel   Book

Straightforward Statistics with Excel


  • Author : Chieh-Chen Bowen
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications
  • Release Date : 2021-09-08
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : 520
  • ISBN 10 : 9781544361956

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Straightforward Statistics with Excel Excerpt :

Written in an accessible and clear manner, Straightforward Statistics with Excel® 2e by Chieh-Chen Bowen helps students across the social and behavioral sciences gradually build their skills to develop a better understanding of the world around them. Each chapter purposefully connects with the previous chapter for a gradual accrual of knowledge from simple to more complex concepts. This effective, cumulative approach to statistics through logical transitions eases students into statistics and prepares them for success in more advanced quantitative coursework and their own research. The second edition now features Excel instructions and exercises throughout so students can use this widely-available and applied software for statistics. This book is designed to walk the reader through statistics at a steady but gentle pace, providing pop quizzes throughout every chapter so readers can check their knowledge along the way. By gradually stepping up difficulty in each chapter, students generate a solid foundation and are prepared for the next chapters. Straightforward Statistics with Excel looks at the big picture so that the basic statistical concepts connect to everyday and relevant research examples in multiple ways. Throughout the book the reader is reminded of what they need to be able to recall with "You Must Remember This" boxes. A rich source of practical resources are located at the end of chapters beginning with " What You Learned," followed by three sets of exercises so students can immediately apply their knowledge. The new edition features a reorganized presentation of material, starting with measures of central tendency, separating this from measures of variability so students better understand the differences. A more thorough presentation of one-sample and dependent samples t-tests gives students a stronger foundation in these crucial tests in statistics. New examples and studies complete the update, with a focus on simplicity. Throughout, the book makes us