# Essential Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences

- Gregory J. Privitera - St. Bonaventure University

**Essentials of Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences is a concise version of ***Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences *by award-winning teacher, author, and advisor Gregory J. Privitera.

The **Second Edition** provides balanced coverage for today’s students, connecting the relevance of core concepts to daily life with new introductory vignettes for every chapter, while speaking to the reader as a researcher when covering statistical theory, computation, and application. Robust pedagogy allows students to continually check their comprehension and hone their skills while working through carefully developed problems and exercises that include current research and seamless integration of IBM® SPSS® Statistics.

Readers will welcome Privitera’s thoughtful instruction, conversational voice, and application of statistics to real-world problems.

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