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Research Methods for the Behavioral Sciences by
Call Number: BF76.5 .G73 2012 (USG Course Reserves)
Publication Date: 2018 - 6th edition
Inviting and conversational, the text leads you through the research process from start to finish -- using a step-by-step approach that emphasizes the decisions researchers make at each stage. Current research examples are selected to be of particular interest to students, and learning objectives help you focus on what's important. Chapter after chapter, the authors' "lecture in a book" style delivers clear explanations of topics that make this text easy to read and understand. See how interesting experimental and nonexperimental research can be!
Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences by
Call Number: BF39 .G72 2013 (USG Course Reserves)
Publication Date: 2017 - 10th edition
Statistics is one of the most practical and essential courses. A primary goal of this popular text is to make learning statistics as simple as possible. Includes straightforward instruction, built-in learning aids, and real-world examples. The authors provide a conceptual context that makes it easier to learn formulas and procedures, explaining why procedures were developed and when they should be used. This text will also instill the basic principles of objectivity and logic that are essential for science and valuable in everyday life, making it a useful reference long after you complete the course.
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