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User Review - DarkWater - LibraryThingThe book is honestly a great introduction to statistics, especially for psychology! Unfortunately, it is FULL of mathematical errors, especially in formulas, solutions to selected problems, and examples within the chapters. For a third edition, this seems pretty unacceptable. Read full review

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### Contents

B Basic Statistical Procedures | 13 |

Optional Material | 20 |

DESCRIPTIVE STATISTICS | 28 |

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