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  • Discovering Statistics Using IBM SPSS Statistics

    by Andy Field ...
    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 SPSS software with his famously bizarre examples and activities.What’s brand new:A radical new ... Read more

    $74.99 AUD

  • Freakonomics

    A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything

    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

    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

    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

  • The Art of Statistics

    Learning from Data

    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

    'A necessary book for our times. But also just great fun' Saul Perlmutter, Nobel LaureateThe world is awash in bullshit, and we're drowning in it. Politicians are unconstrained by facts. Science is conducted by press release. Start-up culture elevates hype to high art. These days, calling bullshit is a noble act.Based on a popular course at the University of Washington, Calling Bullshit gives us ... 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

  • Ten Global Trends Every Smart Person Should Know

    And Many Others You Will Find Interesting

    “I would say that learning this material … has lifted some of the existential weight from me. Things aren’t as bad as they are trumpeted to be. In fact, they’re quite a bit better, and they’re getting better, and so we’re doing a better job than we thought. There’s more to us than we thought. We’re adopting our responsibilities as stewards of the planet rapidly. We are moving towards improving ... Read more

    $15.99 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

    $9.99 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

    $10.99 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

    $27.99 AUD

  • Generations

    Does When You’re Born Shape Who You Are?

    by Bobby Duffy ...
    'Subtle and compelling.' Observer'One of the best books of 2021.' The TimesAre we in the middle of a generational war? Are Millennials really entitled 'snowflakes'? Are Baby Boomers stealing their children's futures? Are Generation X the saddest generation? Will Generation Z fix the climate crisis?In this original and deeply researched book, Professor Bobby Duffy explores whether when we're born ... Read more

    $14.99 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

    $33.99 AUD

  • SPSS Survival Manual

    A step by step guide to data analysis using IBM SPSS

    by Julie Pallant ...
    The SPSS Survival Manual throws a lifeline to students and researchers grappling with this powerful data analysis software.In her bestselling manual, Julie Pallant guides you through the entire research process, helping you choose the right data analysis technique for your project. From the formulation of research questions, to the design of the study and analysis of data, to reporting the results ... Read more

    $55.99 AUD

  • Statistics in Plain English

    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

    $71.99 AUD

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

    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

    $3.67 AUD

  • Schaum's Outline of Statistics in Psychology

    Schaum's has Satisfied Students for 50 Years.Now Schaum's Biggest Sellers are in New Editions!For half a century, more than 40 million students have trusted Schaum's to help them study faster, learn better, and get top grades. Now Schaum's celebrates its 50th birthday with a brand-new look, a new format with hundreds of practice problems, and completely updated information to conform to the latest ... Read more

    $28.99 AUD

  • Covid By Numbers

    Making Sense of the Pandemic with Data

    series Pelican Books
    'I couldn't imagine a better guidebook for making sense of a tragic and momentous time in our lives. Covid by Numbers is comprehensive yet concise, impeccably clear and always humane' Tim HarfordHow many people have died because of COVID-19? Which countries have been hit hardest by the virus? What are the benefits and harms of different vaccines? How does COVID-19 compare to the Spanish flu? How ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Tomorrow's People

    The Future of Humanity in Ten Numbers

    by Paul Morland ...
    The great forces of population change – the balance of births, deaths and migrations – have made the world what it is today. They have determined which countries are superpowers and which languish in relative obscurity, which economies top the international league tables and which are at best also-rans.The same forces that have shaped our past and present are shaping our future. Illustrating this ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Discovering Statistics Using R

    Keeping 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 increasingly popular across the social and behavioural sciences throughout the ... Read more

    $113.99 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

    $86.99 AUD

  • Learning From Strangers

    The Art and Method of Qualitative Interview Studies

    Learning From Strangers is the definitive work on qualitative research interviewing. It draws on Robert Weiss's thirty years of experience in interviewing and teaching others how to do it. The most effective interviews, says Weiss, rely on creating cooperation -- an open and trusting alliance between interviewer and respondent, dedicated to specific and honest accounts of both internal and ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Statistics with R

    A Beginner′s Guide

    ***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

    $66.99 AUD

  • Structural Equation Modeling with Mplus

    Basic Concepts, Applications, and Programming

    series Multivariate Applications Series
    Modeled after Barbara Byrne’s other best-selling structural equation modeling (SEM) books, this practical guide reviews the basic concepts and applications of SEM using Mplus Versions 5 & 6. The author reviews SEM applications based on actual data taken from her own research. Using non-mathematical language, it is written for the novice SEM user. With each application chapter, the author "walks" ... Read more

    $90.99 AUD