Statistics Concepts and Controversies

Author: David S. Moore
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780716786368
Format: PDF, ePub
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Statistics are used every day in ways that directly influence our lives. The authors help you understand what the numbers really mean.

Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences

Author: Susan A. Nolan
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 142923265X
Format: PDF, Docs
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Nolan and Heinzen's uniquely effective introduction to statistics captivates students with its real-world storytelling and examples, its highly visual approach to teaching statistics, its accessible treatment of mathematical topics, and its helpful, step-by-step worked examples. The new edition focuses on enhancing those signature strengths while adding powerful new tools to the book's media offerings.

Loose leaf Version for Discovering Statistics

Author: Daniel T. Larose
Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education
ISBN: 1319057020
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Dan Larose’s Discovering Statistics is the ideal text for instructors who want to teach the basics of statistical computation as well as how to interpret and apply the results of those computations. Using real data, contemporary examples, step-by-step solutions, extensive pedagogy, and support for common statistical software options, the text familiarizes students with essential computational skills, while helping them build the conceptual understanding needed to interpret and explain their findings. As a result, Discovering Statistics helps students develop a solid and lasting "statistical sense" that will prove valuable throughout their academic and professional careers.

Using Financial Accounting Information The Alternative to Debits and Credits

Author: Gary A. Porter
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1337276332
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Using a proven non-debit/credit approach that emphasizes the decision-usefulness of accounting information and de-emphasizes mechanical procedures, USING FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING INFORMATION, 10E enables students to be effective decision makers and business leaders. Porter’s unique Transaction Analysis Model demonstrates the effects of economic events on the balance sheet and the income statement. In addition, this book introduces financial data and business strategies through highly-recognizable focus companies that draw students in. Finally, larger topics are broken up into modules that encourage students to review and learn in manageable segments. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Practice of Statistics in the Life Sciences

Author: Brigitte Baldi
Publisher: WH Freeman
ISBN: 9781319187606
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This remarkably engaging textbook is the perfect learning resource for undergraduate and postgraduate biology students studying statistics and data analysis. Part of the best-selling Moore family of statistics books, it covers essential statistical topics with examples and exercises drawn from across the field of life sciences, including disciplines such as nursing, public health, and allied health. Based on David Moore’s classic The Basic Practice of Statistics, this textbook applies the bestseller’s signature emphasis on statistical thinking to the world of life sciences, helping engage students and underlining how statistics can directly apply to the projects they’re working on. This textbook will be available on SaplingPlus, a highly-intelligent online teaching and learning tool which will be available for statistics in Autumn 2018.

Molecular and Cellular Biophysics

Author: Meyer B. Jackson
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521624411
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Molecular and Cellular Biophysics provides advanced undergraduate and graduate students with a foundation in the basic concepts of biophysics. Students who have taken physical chemistry and calculus courses will find this book an accessible and valuable aid in learning how these concepts can be used in biological research. The text provides a rigorous treatment of the fundamental theories in biophysics and illustrates their application with examples. Conformational transitions of proteins are studied first using thermodynamics, and subsequently with kinetics. Allosteric theory is developed as the synthesis of conformational transitions and association reactions. Basic ideas of thermodynamics and kinetics are applied to topics such as protein folding, enzyme catalysis and ion channel permeation. These concepts are then used as the building blocks in a treatment of membrane excitability. Through these examples, students will gain an understanding of the general importance and broad applicability of biophysical principles to biological problems.

Loose leaf Version for Modern Principles of Macroeconomics

Author: Tyler Cowen
Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education
ISBN: 1319032001
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Engaging and provocative writing, as well as a knack for revealing the “invisible hand” of economics at work have made Cowen and Tabarrok’s Modern Principles of Economics a singularly distinctive and effective textbook for the principles course.The thoroughly updated new edition of Modern Principles again draws on a wealth of captivating applications to show readers how economics shed light on business, politics, world affairs, and everyday life just as the authors do in their wildly successful blog, marginalrevolution.com.

Theories of Personality

Author: Richard M. Ryckman
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1285401816
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Thoroughly updated to include the latest research available, THEORIES OF PERSONALITY, 10E takes a unique theory by theory approach that carefully guides students through major theories on their way to a comprehensive understanding of personality. Richard Ryckman's student-friendly writing style offers a straightforward presentation of major theories, helping readers more easily distinguish between them. The text begins by providing a framework that defines personality and emphasizes the science of personality--including the interrelation between research and theory. Next it introduces each major theoretical position with an objective overview of the theorist's basic concepts and principles. It concludes by noting the ways in which the different theories stimulate additional research efforts and by presenting five current research trends resulting from the work of these earlier theorists. The result is a text that merges the best of classic and contemporary research to equip students with a solid working knowledge of personality. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Statistics in Plain English

Author: Timothy C. Urdan
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780805834420
Format: PDF, ePub
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This title is intended as a supplement for statistics or research methods courses, or for any course that uses statistics, or as a reference book to refresh one's memory about statistical concepts. The examples are varied so that it can be used in social sciences departments.