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  • Freakonomics

    A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything

    by Steven D. Levitt and 1 more

    Assume nothing, question everything.This is the message at the heart of Freakonomics, Levitt and Dubner's rule-breaking, iconoclastic book about crack dealers, cheating teachers and bizarre baby names that turned everyone's view of the world upside-down and became an international multi-million-copy-selling phenomenon.'Prepare to be dazzled' Malcolm Gladwell'A sensation ... you'll be stimulated, ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Superfreakonomics

    Global Cooling, Patriotic Prostitutes and Why Suicide Bombers Should Buy Life Insurance

    by Steven D. Levitt and 1 more

    Steven Levitt, the original rogue economist, and Stephen Dubner have spent four years uncovering the hidden side of even more controversial subjects, from terrorism to shark attacks, cable TV to hurricanes. The result is Superfreakonomics. It reveals, among other things:- Why you are more likely to be killed walking drunk than driving drunk- How a prostitute is more likely to sleep with a ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • When to Rob a Bank

    A Rogue Economist's Guide to the World

    by Steven D. Levitt and 1 more

    Why don't flight attendants get tipped? If you were a terrorist, how would you attack? And why does KFC always run out of fried chicken?Over the past decade, Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner have published more than 8,000 blog posts on Freakonomics.com. Now the very best of this writing has been carefully curated into one volume, the perfect solution for the millions of readers who love all ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Discovering Statistics Using IBM SPSS Statistics

    by Andy Field

    Hear about student feedback on the character features that make this book special...With an exciting new look, new characters to meet, and its unique combination of humour and step-by-step instruction, this award-winning book is the statistics lifesaver for everyone. From initial theory through to regression, factor analysis and multilevel modelling, Andy Field animates statistics and ... ... Read more

    $77.43 AUD

  • The Art of Statistics

    Learning from Data

    by David Spiegelhalter

    series Pelican Books
    'A statistical national treasure' Jeremy Vine, BBC Radio 2'Required reading for all politicians, journalists, medics and anyone who tries to influence people (or is influenced) by statistics. A tour de force' Popular ScienceDo busier hospitals have higher survival rates? How many trees are there on the planet? Why do old men have big ears? David Spiegelhalter reveals the answers to these and many ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Calling Bullshit

    The Art of Scepticism in a Data-Driven World

    by Jevin D. West and 1 more

    **An indispensable handbook to the art of scepticism from two brilliantly contrarian scientists.We think we know bullshit when we hear it, but do we?**Politicians are unconstrained by facts. Science is conducted by press release. Start-up culture elevates hype to high art. The world is awash in bullshit, and we're drowning in it.Based on a popular course at the University of Washington, this book ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • You are Not So Smart

    Why Your Memory is Mostly Fiction, Why You Have Too Many Friends on Facebook and 46 Other Ways You're Deluding Yourself

    by David McRaney

    How many of your Facebook friends do you think you know? Would you help a stranger in need? Do you know why you’re so in love with your new smartphone? The truth is: you’re probably wrong. You are not so smart.In this international bestseller, award-winning journalist David McRaney examines the assorted ways we mislead ourselves every single day. A psychology course with all the boring bits taken ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Standard Deviations

    Flawed Assumptions, Tortured Data and Other Ways to Lie With Statistics

    by Gary Smith

    Did you know that having a messy room will make you racist? Or that human beings possess the ability to postpone death until after important ceremonial occasions? Or that people live three to five years longer if they have positive initials, like ACE? All of these 'facts' have been argued with a straight face by researchers and backed up with reams of data and convincing statistics. As Nobel Prize ... Read more

    $10.11 AUD

  • The Perils of Perception

    Why We’re Wrong About Nearly Everything

    by Bobby Duffy

    New Statesman's Best Books of 2018'Mandatory reading' Steven PinkerDo you eat too much sugar? What proportion of your country are immigrants? What does it cost to raise a child? How much tax do the rich pay? Are we more ignorant than we used to be?Take a minute to answer these questions. No matter how educated you are, this book suggests you are likely to be very wrong indeed. Informed by ... Read more

    $9.89 AUD

  • Statistics in Plain English

    by Timothy C. Urdan

    This introductory textbook provides an inexpensive, brief overview of statistics to help readers gain a better understanding of how statistics work and how to interpret them correctly. Each chapter describes a different statistical technique, ranging from basic concepts like central tendency and describing distributions to more advanced concepts such as t tests, regression, repeated measures ANOVA ... Read more

    $57.19 AUD

  • A Primer on Partial Least Squares Structural Equation Modeling (PLS-SEM)

    by G. Tomas M. Hult and 3 more

    With applications using SmartPLS (www.smartpls.com)—the primary software used in partial least squares structural equation modeling (PLS-SEM)—this practical guide provides concise instructions on how to use this evolving statistical technique to conduct research and obtain solutions. Featuring the latest research, new examples, and expanded discussions throughout, the Second Edition is designed to ... Read more

    $60.16 AUD

  • Numbers Rule Your World: The Hidden Influence of Probabilities and Statistics on Everything You Do

    by Kaiser Fung

    WHAT ARE THE ODDS YOU'LL WIN THE LOTTERY?How long will your kids wait in line at Disney World?Who decides that “standardized tests” are fair?Why do highway engineers build slow-moving ramps?What does it mean, statistically, to be an “Average Joe”?NUMBERS RULE YOUR WORLDIn the popular tradition of eye-opening bestsellers like Freakonomics, The Tipping Point, and Super Crunchers, this fascinatin... ... Read more

    $39.37 AUD

  • The Model Thinker

    What You Need to Know to Make Data Work for You

    by Scott E. Page

    Work with data like a pro using this guide that breaks down how to organize, apply, and most importantly, understand what you are analyzing in order to become a true data ninja.From the stock market to genomics laboratories, census figures to marketing email blasts, we are awash with data. But as anyone who has ever opened up a spreadsheet packed with seemingly infinite lines of data knows, ... Read more

    $37.99 AUD

  • Understanding The New Statistics

    Effect Sizes, Confidence Intervals, and Meta-Analysis

    by Geoff Cumming

    series Multivariate Applications Series
    This is the first book to introduce the new statistics - effect sizes, confidence intervals, and meta-analysis - in an accessible way. It is chock full of practical examples and tips on how to analyze and report research results using these techniques. The book is invaluable to readers interested in meeting the new APA Publication Manual guidelines by adopting the new statistics - which are more ... Read more

    $80.40 AUD

  • Statistics for People Who (Think They) Hate Statistics

    Using Microsoft Excel 2016

    by Neil J. Salkind

    Based on Neil J. Salkind’s bestselling text, Statistics for People Who (Think They) Hate Statistics, this adapted Excel 2016 version presents an often intimidating and difficult subject in a way that is clear, informative, and personable. Researchers and students uncomfortable with the analysis portion of their work will appreciate the book′s unhurried pace and thorough, friendly presentation. ... Read more

    $100.31 AUD

  • An Executive Summary of Nate Silver's 'The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail--but Some Don't'

    by A. D. Thibeault

    A full executive summary of The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail--but Some Don't by Nate Silver. This is not a chapter-by-chapter summary. Rather, the author takes an holistic approach, reorganizing and breaking down the content for easier understanding where necessary, and cutting out the repetition. Sample summaries by the author are available here: http://newbooksinbrief.com ... Read more

    $3.60 AUD

  • Discovering Statistics Using R

    by Jeremy Miles and 2 more

    Watch Andy Field′s introductory video to Discovering Statistics Using RKeeping the uniquely humorous and self-deprecating style that has made students across the world fall in love with Andy Field′s books, Discovering Statistics Using R takes students on a journey of statistical discovery using R, a free, flexible and dynamically changing software tool for data analysis that is becoming incr... ... Read more

    $118.90 AUD

  • Statistics with R

    A Beginner′s Guide

    by Robert Stinerock

    ***Choice Outstanding Academic Title Award Winner***The dynamic, student focused textbook provides step-by-step instruction in the use of R and of statistical language as a general research tool. It is ideal for anyone hoping to:Complete an introductory course in statisticsPrepare for more advanced statistical coursesGain the transferable analytical skills needed to interpret research from across ... Read more

    $69.18 AUD

  • Starting Statistics

    A Short, Clear Guide

    by Neil Burdess

    Statistics: A Short, Clear Guide is an accessible, humorous and easy introduction to statistics for social science students.In this refreshing book, experienced author and academic Neil Burdess shows that statistics are not the result of some mysterious "black magic", but rather the result of some very basic arithmetic. Getting rid of confusing x′s and y′s, he shows that it′s the intellectual ... Read more

    $56.75 AUD

  • The Hot Hand: The Mystery and Science of Winning Streaks

    by Ben Cohen

    For fans of Charles Duhigg and Nate Silver, a brilliant and buoyant investigation into the existence (or not) of streaks, from a rising star at the Wall Street Journal.For decades, psychologists and economists have studied the science of streaks to determine whether the ‘hot hand’ exists. Is there such a thing as being in the zone? Or it simply a case of seeing patterns in randomness? Genius ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • IBM SPSS Statistics 21 Brief Guide

    by Andrei Besedin and 1 more

    How to Learn Statistics Using IBM SPSS StatisticsRegardless of your major, there is a high probability that you will need to take a statistics class at some point in your studies. Whether you are a stats fan or not, you may be required to use IBM SPSS Statistics for your research, especially if you are in the social sciences field. IBM SPSS Statistics is a powerful and fast solution that makes it ... Read more

    $4.68 AUD

  • Analyzing Qualitative Data with MAXQDA

    Text, Audio, and Video

    by Udo Kuckartz and 1 more

    This book presents strategies for analyzing qualitative and mixed methods data with MAXQDA software, and provides guidance on implementing a variety of research methods and approaches, e.g. grounded theory, discourse analysis and qualitative content analysis, using the software. In addition, it explains specific topics, such as transcription, building a coding frame, visualization, analysis of ... Read more

    $80.18 AUD

  • Educational Measurement for Applied Researchers

    Theory into Practice

    by Margaret Wu and 2 more

    This book is a valuable read for a diverse group of researchers and practitioners who analyze assessment data and construct test instruments. It focuses on the use of classical test theory (CTT) and item response theory (IRT), which are often required in the fields of psychology (e.g. for measuring psychological traits), health (e.g. for measuring the severity of disorders), and education (e.g. ... Read more

    $125.17 AUD

  • Introduction to Statistics

    Fundamental Concepts and Procedures of Data Analysis

    by Howard M. Reid

    Using a truly accessible and reader-friendly approach, this comprehensive introduction to statistics redefines the way statistics can be taught and learned. Unlike other books that merely focus on procedures, Reid’s approach balances development of critical thinking skills with application of those skills to contemporary statistical analysis. He goes beyond simply presenting techniques by focusing ... Read more

    $120.33 AUD