Statistics: A Gentle Introduction

Explanations of statistical concepts focus on the use and interpretation to give context for students Worked examples for each equation show step-by-step calculations with commentary so students know exactly how to use each formula New content on big data, the “nocebo effect,” beta coefficients, and steps for rounding numbers and determining percentages address current issues and student challenges History Trivia features give students a background on the more lively aspects of statistics Practice Problems at the end of each chapter allow students to check their understanding of key concepts New Test Yourself questions offer students additional practice and offer instructors options for additional homework assignments Updated for version 25, SPSS Lessons make calculations easy with the use of software

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