By (author) Schuyler W. Huck
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Statistical Misconceptions by Schuyler W. Huck
Book DescriptionBrief and inexpensive, this engaging book helps readers identify and then discard 52 misconceptions about data and statistical summaries. The focus is on major concepts contained in typical undergraduate and graduate courses in statistics, research methods, or quantitative analysis. Fun interactive Internet exercises that further promote undoing the misconceptions are found on the book's website. The author's accessible discussion of each misconception has five parts: * The Misconception - a brief description of the misunderstanding * Evidence that the Misconception Exists - examples and claimed prevalence * Why the Misconception is Dangerous - consequence of having the misunderstanding * Undoing the Misconception - how to think correctly about the concept * Internet Assignment - an interactive activity to help readers gain a firm grasp of the statistical concept and overcome the misconception. The book's statistical misconceptions are grouped into 12 chapters that match the topics typically taught in introductory/intermediate courses. However, each of the 52 discussions is self-contained, thus allowing the misconceptions to be covered in any order without confusing the reader. Organized and presented in this manner, the book is an ideal supplement for any standard textbook. Statistical Misconceptions is appropriate for courses taught in a variety of disciplines including psychology, medicine, education, nursing, business, and the social sciences. The book also will benefit independent researchers interested in undoing their statistical misconceptions.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780805859041
(229mm x 152mm x 17mm)
Imprint: Routledge Academic
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Publish Date: 28-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Schuyler W. Huck
Schuyler W. Huck is a Professor of Educational Psychology at the University of Tennessee - Knoxville. He received his Ph.D. from Northwestern University. A former President of AERA's Educational Statisticians SIG, in 2004 he was elected to Chair AERA's SIG Executive Committee and a member of AERA's governing board. His previously published books include Reading Statistics & Research, 4/e (A&B) 2004, Statistical Illusions (HC) 1983, & Rival Hypotheses (Harper) 1979.
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