Introductory Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences

ISBN-13: 9780470907764

ISBN-10: 0470907762

Author: Joan Welkowitz, Barry H. Cohen, R. Brooke Lea

Edition: 7

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Hardcover 576 pages
Psychology, Statistics
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Acknowledged author Joan Welkowitz wrote Introductory Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences comprising 576 pages back in 2011. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 0470907762 and 9780470907764. Since then Introductory Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences textbook received total rating of 3.5 stars and was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $10.61 or rent at the marketplace.


A comprehensive and user-friendly introduction to statistics for behavioral science students―revised and updated

Refined over seven editions by master teachers, this book gives instructors and students alike clear examples and carefully crafted exercises to support the teaching and learning of statistics for both manipulating and consuming data.

One of the most popular and respected statistics texts in the behavioral sciences, the Seventh Edition of Introductory Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences has been fully revised. The new edition presents all the topics students in the behavioral sciences need in a uniquely accessible and easy-to-understand format, aiding in the comprehension and implementation of the statistical analyses most commonly used in the behavioral sciences.

The Seventh Edition features:

  • A continuous narrative that clearly explains statistics while tracking a common data set throughout, making the concepts unintimidating and memorable, and providing a framework that connects all of the topics and allows for easy comparison of different statistical analyses

  • Coverage of important aspects of research design throughout the text, such as the "correlation is not causality" principle

  • Updated and annotated SPSS output at the end of each chapter with step-by-step instructions

  • Updated examples and exercises

  • An expanded website, at, with test bank, chapter quizzes, and PowerPoint slides for instructors, as well as a second website for students with additional basic math coverage, math review exercises, a study guide, a set of additional SPSS exercises, and more downloadable data sets