Easy statistics in psychology: a BPS guideDesigned for those approaching this subject for the first time, Easy Statistics in Psychology is a short, readable guide to the ideas behind statistical formulae and the benefits that a rigorous statistical approach brings to psychological research. Packed with useful analogies, it helps students get beyond the numbers.

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VARIANCE AND MORE  11 
Skew and Kurtosis  18 
Probability and PValues  29 
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