This new edition emphasizes the role of statistics in ongoing research - following the path from descriptive statistics to inferential statistics, and on to advanced topics. The book uses the raw data from several recently published studies to teach students the rationale of research design and statistical analysis. Students are encouraged to think statistically about all aspects of everyday life the use of applications drawn from contemporary behavioural science research. More time is devoted to the rationale of research design and statistical analysis than in previous editions, encouraging statistical literacy. Boxes provide a brief summary of research goals, exposing students to actual social science examples.
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New! Presentation of exploratory data analytical techniques - outdated techniques are replaced with the latest, most up to date methods.
New! chapter on analysis of variance with repeated measures. This allows an examination advanced statistical techniques (e.g., repeated measures designs and mixed model designs) in a separate chapter
Improved pedagogy - over eighty charts, graphs, and learning tools present in this new edition
New! Web Site containing interactive exercises for students, research, and visual displays of statistical concepts.
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Emphasis on problem solving and critical thinking - with exercises that require students to do more that apply step-by-step mathematical techniques. Students must use statistics as a part of a broader problem solving and interpretation process.
Outstanding art program with graphs, tables and figures, to assist students in learning important statistical concepts.
Putting it all together sections -many of these now illustrate how to report statistics using APA style. This puts statistics into a broader context
David Jett Pittenger received his B.A. in Psychology from the College of Wooster, his Master's of Science from Texas A & M University, and his Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of Georgia. He is currently an Associate Professor and Chair in the department of Psychology at Marietta College in Marietta, Ohio. In addition to teaching courses in statistics and research design, David teaches courses in physiological psychology, psychometrics, learning and behavior, and cognitive psychology. David has many interests in psychology and has written articles on the partial reinforcement extinction effect, the ethical responsibilities of psychologists, the validity of personality inventories, and the teaching of psychology. David has been the recipient of numerous awards throughout his career, including the David A. Leach Award for Outstanding Student in Experimental Psychology at the College of Wooster, the Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award at the University of Georgia, and the McCoy Professor of Psychology-Award for Teaching Excellence at Marietta College. In addition, David is a fellow member of the American Psychological Association and a member of both the American Psychological Society and American
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