This textbook for undergraduate students in the behavioral sciences provides an introduction to statistics. The emphasis is on learning to analyze data as it is commonly presented in behavioral science journals. Following the introductory chapters, Jaccard (SUNY Albany) and Becker (Pennsylvania State U., Harrisburg) discuss such topics as one-way repeated measures analysis of variance; nonparametric statistics; and selecting the appropriate statistical test for analyzing bivariate relationships. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
An introductory undergraduate level text focusing as much on the intelligent use of scientific information as on basic skills for analyzing data. New to this edition are expanded sections on graphs and exploratory data analysis, a discussion of the use of computers, a new section on interaction comparisons, and new material on inferential aspects of prediction. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.