Statistical Methods for the Social Sciences

Alan Agresti e Barbara Finlay
Pearson, 2013, 576 pp.
Descrição da editora:

"The book presents an introduction to statistical methods for students majoring in social science disciplines.  No previous knowledge of statistics is assumed, and mathematical background is assumed to be minimal (lowest-level high-school algebra)."

Quantitative Methods for Decision Makers

Mik Wisniewski
Prentice Hall, 2010, 607 pp.
Descrição da editora: 

"Focusing on the practical uses of the techniques, this text encompasses a mixture of quantitative methods and provides the manager with a detailed overview of how such techniques fit in to the wider management process."

How to Lie with Statistics

Darrell Huff
W.W. Norton & Co., 2010, 144 pp.
Descrição da editora:

"Darrell Huff runs the gamut of every popularly used type of statistic, probes such things as the sample study, the tabulation method, the interview technique, or the way the results are derived from the figures, and points up the countless number of dodges which are used to full rather than to inform."

Secrets of Mental Math

Arthur Benjamin & Michael Shermer
Three Rivers Press, 2008, 304 pp.
Descrição do produto:

"Secrets of Mental Math will have you thinking like a math genius in no time. Get ready to amaze your friends—and yourself—with incredible calculations you never thought you could master, as renowned 'mathemagician' Arthur Benjamin shares his techniques for lightning-quick calculations and amazing number tricks. This book will teach you to do math in your head faster than you ever thought possible, dramatically improve your memory for numbers, and—maybe for the first time—make mathematics fun."