Privitera’s Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences 2nd Edition (PDF), engages college students in an ongoing spirit of discovery by illustrating how statistics apply to modern-day research problems. By integrating robust pedagogy as well as practical examples and screenshots for using IBM SPSS® Statistics software, award-winning author Gregory J. Privitera balances statistical theory, application and computation with the technical instruction needed for statistics students to succeed in the modern era of data analysis, collection and statistical interpretation. Fully updated with current research and a full-color design, this new 2nd edition features even more real-world examples and an updated Student Study Guide with SPSS Workbook (sold separately).
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