Author: Thomas Baguley
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
Release Date: 2012-06-26
Ideal for experienced students and researchers in the social sciences who wish to refresh or extend their understanding of statistics, and to apply advanced statistical procedures using SPSS or R. Key theory is reviewed and illustrated with examples of how to apply these concepts using real data.
Author: Arthur Aron
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
Release Date: 2013-08-28
Genre: Social Science
For one-quarter/semester courses that focus on the basics in statistics or combine statistics with research methods. The fifth edition of Statistics for the Behavioral and Social Sciences builds off an already well-established approach - emphasizing the intuitive, deemphasizing the mathematical, and explaining everything in direct, simple language - but also goes beyond these principles to further student understanding. By using definitional formulas to emphasize the concepts of statistics, rather than rote memorization, students work problems in a way that keeps them constantly aware of the underlying logic of what they are doing.
The book will fill the need for a textbook which covers the relevant methods & techniques, illustrate their real-world applications, deals with the subject in the current Indian context, and integrates computer-based methodology with manual method. Keeping the needs of the MBA students in view, detailed mathematical derivations have been avoided.
Author: Susan A. Nolan
Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education
Release Date: 2016-01-05
With captivating storytelling, real-world examples, image-and graphic-rich design, accessible mathematics, and step-by-step worked examples, Nolan and Heinzen introduce students to the why and how of statistical practice in the behavioral sciences, while helping them break through common barriers to success in the course.
Author: Bruce M. King
Publisher: Wiley Global Education
Release Date: 2010-08-18
Cited by more than 300 scholars, Statistical Reasoning in the Behavioral Sciences continues to provide streamlined resources and easy-to-understand information on statistics in the behavioral sciences and related fields, including psychology, education, human resources management, and sociology. The sixth edition includes new information about the use of computers in statistics and offers screenshots of IBM SPSS (formerly SPSS) menus, dialog boxes, and output in selected chapters without sacrificing any of the conceptual logic and the statistical formulas needed to facilitate understanding. The example problems have been updated to reflect more current topics (e.g., text messaging while driving, violence in the media). The latest research and new photos have been integrated throughout the text to make the material more accessible. With these changes, students and professionals in the behavioral sciences will develop an understanding of statistical logic and procedures, the properties of statistical devices, and the importance of the assumptions underlying statistical tools.
This volume contains 104 papers, divided in 5 sections: 1. Ornithofauna, 2. Wild mammals, 3. Game management, 4. Game diseases, 5. History and culture of hunting. Most papers are in English, some in German, French and Russian. A colour supplement presents information on hunting societies and forests in Bulgaria, discussing management and culling techniques as well as village level eco-preservation.
Classic graduate-level introduction to theory of computability. Discusses general theory of computability, computable functions, operations on computable functions, Turing machines self-applied, unsolvable decision problems, applications of general theory, mathematical logic, Kleene hierarchy, more.
Author: Serge C. Lee
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Release Date: 2016-01-22
Genre: Social sciences
Statistics for International Social Work And Other Behavioral Sciences presents statistics using straightforward, accessible language, making it easier for students of all backgrounds -- particularly social work student undergraduates, graduates and practitioners -- to learn and apply statistical concepts, tools, and procedures. The book incorporates two powerful statistical software programs, Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS) and Microsoft Excel ToolPak, into statistical computations. The course contents have been organized pedagogically in an order that allows students to view the progression of concepts and hand calculations in conjunction with computerized statistical analysis tools. Furthermore, this text is unique in that it includes appendices specifically designed to provide instructions on preparing data for data entry, construct variable names, and data analysis-using SPSS; present guidelines to nonparametric statistics and post hoc comparisons; and focus on Microsoft Excel ToolPak, which is available in most personally owned computers and handheld devices such as tablets and smart phones. The book also includes robust instructor and student materials via a companion website.
Author: Ronald J. Comer
Publisher: Spektrum Akademischer Verlag
Release Date: 2008-09-16
(Autor) Ronald J. Comer (Titel) Klinische Psychologie (copy) "Der Comer ist ein Buch zum Darin-herumblättern, Nachschlagen, zum Lernen; er ist ein Buch, das Interesse weckt, neugierig macht, informiert, Spaß bereitet und begeistert - ein Lehrbuch eben, eines der wenigen, die diese Bezeichnung verdienen." Zeitschrift für Klinische Psychologie, Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie "(...) überaus gut lesbar, verständlich und zugleich kompetent, bietet dieses Lehrbuch nicht nur einen Überblick über den relevanten Prüfungsstoff für Absolventen des Psychologiestudiums, sondern kann ebenso praktisch tätigen Psychotherapeuten aber auch Allgemeinmedizinern (...) als umfangreiches Nachschlagewerk dienen (...)." psychotherapie.org (Biblio) 2. Aufl. 2001, 672 S., 104 s/w Abb., 91 farb. Abb., geb. € 51,- / sFr 82,- ISBN 3-8274-0592-0
Author: Robert S. Pindyck
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
Release Date: 2018-07-12
Genre: Business & Economics
Eine fundierte Lehrbuchdarstellung, die den Anforderungen der Studierenden in Grund- und Hauptstudium gerecht wird. Das Werk betont die Relevanz der Mikroökonomie für Managemententscheidungen und politische Entscheidungen. Ausführliche Beispiele sind direkt in die Darstellung integriert.
Author: Jonathon D. Brown
Release Date: 2018-10-21
Genre: Social Science
This book demonstrates the importance of computer-generated statistical analyses in behavioral science research, particularly those using the R software environment. Statistical methods are being increasingly developed and refined by computer scientists, with expertise in writing efficient and elegant computer code. Unfortunately, many researchers lack this programming background, leaving them to accept on faith the black-box output that emerges from the sophisticated statistical models they frequently use. Building on the author’s previous volume, Linear Models in Matrix Form, this text bridges the gap between computer science and research application, providing easy-to-follow computer code for many statistical analyses using the R software environment. The text opens with a foundational section on linear algebra, then covers a variety of advanced topics, including robust regression, model selection based on bias and efficiency, nonlinear models and optimization routines, generalized linear models, and survival and time-series analysis. Each section concludes with a presentation of the computer code used to illuminate the analysis, as well as pointers to packages in R that can be used for similar analyses and nonstandard cases. The accessible code and breadth of topics make this book an ideal tool for graduate students or researchers in the behavioral sciences who are interested in performing advanced statistical analyses without having a sophisticated background in computer science and mathematics.