Intuitive Biostatistics takes a non-technical, non-quantitative approach to statistics and emphasizes interpretation of statistical results rather than. Intuitive Biostatistics has ratings and 12 reviews. Bastian said: I read this book after reading the glowing review done by Philipp and he’s right in. Intuitive Biostatistics: A Nonmathematical Guide to Statistical Thinking. Front Cover · Harvey Motulsky. Oxford University Press, – Medical – pages.

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I have to disagree with Philipp on the take that it’s probably not for students who need to cram for an exam. Chapter 11 explains the lognormal distribution, an essential topic omitted from many other statistics books.

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But if you want to work in stats later it might be a good decision to read through this book. Intuitive Biostatistics by Harvey Motulsky.

New to this edition: The book intuitivve a pretty quick read I would say and it introduces so many important things that I guess it will be a great help in doing the actual cramming, because you a much better idea on why intuitove details are important and where they enter the game.

The Complexities of Probability 3. As an example, consider Type I vs. Biomeasurement Third Edition Dawn Hawkins. It’s not easy going, but statistical inference isn’t an easy subject.

Confidence Interval of a Mean ; Differentways to report a mean and SD. Lists with This Book. Chapter 21 contrasts testing for equivalence with testing for differences. Ebook This title is available as an ebook. This book, by the author of the very successfulIntuitive Biostatistics, addresses this relatively focus Which variable is X, and which is Y?

I read this book after reading the glowing review done by Philipp and he’s right in almost everything he says. Comparing Two Paired Groups ; Shannon rated it really liked it Jan 27, Motulsky also the author of the GraphPrism software for statistical analysis so that one’s frequently featured intuituve P Values and Statistical Significance There is very little about cookbook techniques in this book; instead it concentrates on the underlying assumptions, and just biostatjstics some inferences are valid and some are not.

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Intuitive Biostatistics

Chapter 1 shows how our intuitions lead us to misinterpret data, thus explaining intuitvie need for statistical rigor. Feb 15, David rated it really liked it.

The text is also an excellent resource for professionals in labs, acting as a conceptually oriented and accessible biostatistics guide.

Unpaired t test ; This has something to do with alpha, right? This text avoids as much hardcore math as it can, taking a more realistic approach for biomedical scientists: I often biostatishics this book to two different groups: New “Q and A” sections throughout the book review key concepts”–Provided by publisher.

Introducing P Values Pie and stacked bar graphs to display a proportion. Intuitive Biostatistics A Nonmathematical Guide to Statistical Thinking Fourth Edition Harvey Motulsky Focuses on how to interpret statistical results, rather than how to analyze data Written for students and scientists who find statistical mathematics confusing and prefer verbal explanations Shows how common sense can mislead when considering statistical results Covers a variety of approaches used to deal with multiple comparisons Gives equal weight to linear and nonlinear regression End-of-chapter summaries: Fitting Models to Data Chapter 35 shows how statistical hypothesis testing can be understood as comparing the fits of alternative models.

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