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Seeing through statistics

Author: Jessica M Utts
Publisher: Belmont, CA : Thomson, Brooks/Cole, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book   Computer File : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jessica M Utts
ISBN: 0534394027 9780534394028 9781285733135 1285733134 053439485X 9780534394851
OCLC Number: 56568530
Description: xxiv, 560 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Contents: The benefits and risks of using statistics --
Reading the news --
Measurements, mistakes, and misunderstandings --
How to get a good sample --
Experiments and observational studies --
Getting the big picture --
Summarizing and displaying measurement data --
Bell-shaped curves and other shapes --
Plots, graphs, and pictures --
Relationships between measurement variables --
Relationships can be deceiving --
Relationships between categorical variables --
Statistical significance for 2 x 2 tables --
Reading the economic news --
Understanding and reporting trends over time --
Understanding probability and long-term expectations --
Psychological influences on personal probability --
When intuition differs from relative frequency --
The diversity of samples from the same population --
Estimating proportions with confidence --
The role of confidence intervals in research --
Rejecting chance --
testing hypotheses in research --
Hypothesis testing : examples and case studies --
Significance, importance, and undetected differences --
Meta-analysis : resolving inconsistencies across studies --
Ethics in statistical studies --
Putting what you have learned to the test.
Responsibility: Jessica M. Utts.
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