Summary: Author Neil J. Salkind takes students through various statistical procedures, beginning with correlation and graphical representation of data and ending with inferential techniques and analysis of variance. In addition, the text covers SPSS, and includes reviews of more advanced techniques, such as reliability, validity, introductory non-parametric statistics, and more. Pedagogical features include sidebars offering additional technical information about the topics presented and poin ...show morets that reinforce major themes in the book. Finally, this new edition includes more examples than ever before, an expanded set of exercises at the end of each chapter, expanded data sets for Excel and SPSS, and a new Real World Stats feature which provides an applied example of the content covered in the chapter.
New to the Fifth Edition A new chapter 10 on the one sample z test, offering a further introduction to inferential statistics More practice exercises at the end of each chapter, varying in their level of application, which use both the SPSS Version 19 and Excel 2010 data sets (available on the student study site) A revised appendix that covers SPSS version 19. A new appendix E with a refresher on basic arithmetic operations and accompanying exercises Rich pedagogical features include sidebars offering additional technical information about the topics presented and points that reinforce major themes in the book ...show less
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