# The Practice of Statistics in the Life Sciences, 3rd Edition

## Book Description

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This remarkably engaging textbook gives students an introduction to statistical practice all their own. It covers essential statistical topics with examples and exercises drawn from across the life sciences, including the fields of nursing, public , and allied . Based on David Moore’s The Basic Practice of , PSLS mirrors that #1 bestseller’s signature emphasis on statistical thinking, real data, and what statisticians actually do.  The new edition includes new and updated exercises, examples, and samples of real data, as well as an expanded range of media tools for students and instructors.   What's in the LaunchPad

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PART I EXPLORING DATA VARIABLES AND DISTRIBUTIONS
CHAPTER 1 Picturing Distributions with Graphs
CHAPTER 2 Describing Distributions with Numbers
CHAPTER 3 Scatterplots and Correlation
CHAPTER 4 Regression
CHAPTER 5 Two-Way Tables
CHAPTER 6 Exploring Data: Part I Review
PART II FROM EXPLORATION TO INFERENCE
CHAPTER 7 Samples and Observational Studies
CHAPTER 8 Designing Experiments
CHAPTER 9 Introducing Probability
CHAPTER 10 General Rules of Probability
CHAPTER 11 The Normal Distributions
CHAPTER 12 Discrete Probability Distributions
CHAPTER 13 Sampling Distributions
CHAPTER 14 Introduction to Inference
CHAPTER 15 Inference in Practice
CHAPTER 16 From Exploration to Inference: Part II Review
PART III STATISTICAL INFERENCE INFERENCE ABOUT VARIABLES
CHAPTER 17 Inference about a Population Mean
CHAPTER 18 Comparing Two Means
CHAPTER 19 Inference about a Population Proportion
CHAPTER 20 Comparing Two Proportions
CHAPTER 21 The Chi-Square Test for Goodness of Fit
CHAPTER 22 The Chi-Square Test for Two-Way Tables
CHAPTER 23 Inference for Regression
CHAPTER 24 One-Way Analysis of Variance: Comparing Several Means
CHAPTER 25 Statistical Inference: Part III Review
PART IV OPTIONAL COMPANION CHAPTERS (AVAILABLE ON THE PSLS 3e COMPANION WEBSITE)
CHAPTER 26 More about Analysis of Variance: Follow-up Tests and Two-Way ANOVA
CHAPTER 27 Nonparametric Tests
CHAPTER 28 Multiple and Logistic Regression

## Book Details

• Title: The Practice of Statistics in the Life Sciences, 3rd Edition
• Author: ,
• Length: 727 pages
• Edition: Third
• Language: English
• Publisher:
• Publication Date: 2013-12-27
• ISBN-10: 1464175365
• ISBN-13: 9781464175367