# Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences

- Gregory J. Privitera - St. Bonaventure University

**by award-winning author Gregory Privitera aims to not only inspire students to use statistics properly to better understand the world around them, but also to develop the skills to be lab-ready in applied research settings. Incorporating examples from current, relatable research throughout the text, Privitera shows students that statistics can be relevant, interesting, and accessible. Robust pedagogy encourages students to continually check their comprehension and hone their skills by working through problem sets throughout the text, including exercises that seamlessly integrate SPSS. This new**

*Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences***Fourth Edition**gives students a greater awareness of the best practices of analysis in the behavioral sciences, with a focus on transparency in recording, managing, analyzing, and interpreting data.

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The clarity in which the information is covered and the variety of ways that the information is presented is extremely impressive. For every concept, there is the text, figures, examples, and applications.

**Ouachita Baptist University**

I like the idea of some more comprehensive connections between what students learn in lab and class; I think the SPSS components in the text create that connectedness.

**Northern Arizona University**

I believe this approach is much more effective, and I am so glad to see it!

**Blue Ridge Community College**

The book is extremely well written and easy to follow.

**Drake University**

The author did a great job on explaining each key concepts, and how to analyze data with SPSS is also clear.

**Purdue University**

Very well written and easy to follow for students.

**Pennsylvania State University**

### Sample Materials & Chapters

Chapter 1. INTRODUCTION TO STATISTICS

Chapter 2. SUMMARIZING DATA: FREQUENCY DISTRIBUTIONS IN TABLES AND GRAPHS