A Guide for the Statistically Perplexed: Selected Readings by David L. Streiner

By David L. Streiner

Do statistics-heavy study papers offer you a headache? Are you baffled by means of bias, stressed by means of correlation, or flummoxed through F-tests? A advisor for the Statistically puzzled is right here to assist! This ebook is designed to aid scholars, clinicians, and researchers in turning into accustomed to statistical and study strategies by means of masking the necessities of the subject and drawing consciousness to many universal challenge areas.

Inspired to write down in this subject in response to error he encountered in genuine papers, David L. Streiner makes use of his trademark experience of humour and light-hearted variety to give an explanation for advanced statistical options in lucid, jargon-free language. Streiner delves into subject matters similar to offering facts (or, conversely, how not to), statistical strategies, and extra complicated techniques. to assist readers become aware of issues of learn layout and interpretation, he info vital ‘CRAP’ (convoluted reasoning or anti-intellectual pomposity) detectors for which they need to watch out.

Even people with very little heritage in statistics, dimension concept, or examine will pop out of A consultant for the Statistically Perplexed with a brand new realizing and appreciation of those topics.

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