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Description - Statistical Reasoning for the Behavioral Sciences by Richard J. Shavelson

According to Richard Shavelson, the goal of any good statistics book is for readers not only to learn the meaning of statistical concepts but also to be able to use these concepts to solve problems. This new, revised edition of Statistical Reasoning is written with a two-pronged objective: conceptual and procedural knowledge of statistics. Extensive use of verbal as well as visual exposition, and an uncommonly wide use of figures that parallel what is being explained in the text, aids the learning process and provides, in the author's words, a "motion picture of the concepts at work." In addition, the book motivates the study of statistics with research design in areas such as psychology, education, and sociology and illustrates the usefulness of statistics for research in these fields.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780205184606
ISBN-10: 020518460X
Format: Hardback
(242mm x 195mm x 30mm)
Pages: 650
Imprint: Pearson Education (US)
Publisher: Pearson Education (US)
Publish Date: 3-Jan-1996
Country of Publication: United States

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