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**Behavioral Science Statistics** is a textbook appropriate for introductory level statistics courses. It is written in an easy to understand style yet it thoroughly explains statistical concepts. The book contains numerous practical examples as well as step by step instructions on how to perform each statistical analysis. There are practice problems at the end of each chapter for readers to hone their newly acquired skills. The textbook author, Dr. PJ Verrecchia, has been teaching statistics since 2000 for numerous college majors including Criminal Justice, Behavioral Sciences, Nursing, and Psychology. Behavioral Science Statistics is a textbook that crosses disciplines and is useful in any number of statistics classes.

Chapter 1: Introduction to Statistics

Chapter 2: Understanding the Data: Variables and Levels of Measurement

Chapter 3: Frequency Distributions and Graphs

Chapter 4: Measures of Central Tendency

Chapter 5: Measures of Variability

Chapter 6: Z-Scores and the Normal Distribution

Chapter 7: Correlation

Chapter 8: Linear Regression

Chapter 9: Probability

Chapter 10: Hypothesis Testing

Chapter 11: The One Sample *t*-Test

Chapter 12: The Independent Samples *t*-Test

Chapter 13: The Related Samples *t*-Test

Chapter 14: The One-Way Analysis of Variance Manage

Chapter 15:The Chi-Square Test

Chapter 16: Nonparemetric Tests for Ordinal Level Data Manage

Appendix A

Appendix B

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PJ Verrecchia, Ph.D. is Associate Professor of Criminal Justice York College of Pennsylvania. He has been teaching statistics at the college level since 2000 for many different majors, including Criminal Justice, Psychology, Nursing, and Behavioral Sciences. This book is written in a clear style and is designed to help readers understand basic statistical concepts, as well as the calculations necessary to solve problems.