# Statistics for People Who (Think They) Hate Statistics

- Neil J. Salkind
- Bruce B. Frey - University of Kansas, USA

Now in its **Seventh Edition**, Neil J. Salkind’s bestselling **Statistics for People Who (Think They) Hate Statistics** with new co-author Bruce B. Frey teaches an often intimidating subject with a humorous, personable, and informative approach that reduces statistics anxiety. With instruction in SPSS®, the authors guide students through basic and advanced statistical procedures, from correlation and graph creation to analysis of variance, regression, non-parametric tests, and more. The **Seventh Edition **includes new real-world examples, additional coverage on multiple regression and power and effect size, and a robust interactive eBook with video tutorials and animations of key concepts. In the end, students who (think they) hate statistics will understand how to explain the results of many statistical analyses and won’t be intimidated by basic statistical tasks.

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+Writing is approachable (even if a bit cheesy)

+Motivating for students not expecting statistics in their major

+Acknowledges math anxiety

+Presents the utility of statistics clearly and concisely

+Examples are great and perfect for walking students through labs

-Not the most useful for reference (examples are per chapter rather than in an appendix)

**Psychology Dept, Mississippi State University**

This is a fantastic book! Students and faculty find it concise, user-friendly, and applicable to SPSS applications necessary for all homework assignments and establishing (at minimum) a beginner level proficiency with a widely utilized statistical tool.

**Online & Professional Studies, California Baptist University**

### Sample Materials & Chapters

Chapter 1. Statistics or Sadistics? It's Up To You

Chapter 2. Computing and Understanding Averages