# Statistics for People Who (Think They) Hate Statistics Using R - International Student Edition

- Neil J. Salkind
- Leslie A. Shaw - Cornell University, USA

Neil J. Salkind’s best-selling **Statistics for People Who (Think They) Hate Statistics** has been helping ease student anxiety around an often intimidating subject since it first published in 2000. Now the bestselling SPSS and Excel versions are joined by a first edition of the text for use with the R software. New co-author Leslie A. Shaw carries forward Neil’s signature humorous, personable, and informative approach. The text guides students through various statistical procedures, beginning with descriptive statistics, correlation, and graphical representation of data, and ending with inferential techniques and analysis of variance.

Features and benefits:

**Lots of support for getting started with R**: Included are two introductory chapters on R and on R Studio, plus an appendix on other R packages and resource sites.**Step-by-step demonstrations of each statistical procedure in R**: The authors show how to import the dataset, enter the syntax to run the test, and understand the output.**Additional resources make it easy to transition to this text, and to R:**Code and datasets are available on an accompanying website, which also includes screencast R tutorial videos for students, and PowerPoint slides and additional test questions for instructors.

### Supplements

**edge.sagepub.com/salkindshaw**

**SAGE edge for instructors**supports your teaching by making it easy to integrate quality content and create a rich learning environment for students with:

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**password-protected site**for complete and protected access to all text-specific instructor resources; **R syntax and data files**are available for download and use with exercises in the book;**test banks**that provide a diverse range of ready-to-use options that save you time. You can also easily edit any question and/or insert your own personalized questions;**multimedia content featuring original screencast tutorial videos that demonstrate setting up the data and running selected problems in R**meet the learning needs of today’s media-savvy students and bring concepts to life; and**editable, chapter-specific PowerPoint® slides**that offer complete flexibility for creating a multimedia presentation for your course.

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**eFlashcards**that strengthen understanding of key terms and concepts; and**eQuizzes**that allow students to practice and assess how much they’ve learned and where they need to focus their attention.