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Practice of Statistics in the Life Sciences (4th Edition)

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This remarkably engaging textbook is the perfect learning resource for undergraduate and postgraduate biology students studying statistics and data analysis. Part of the best-selling Moore family of statistics books, it...

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This remarkably engaging textbook is the perfect learning resource for undergraduate and postgraduate biology students studying statistics and data analysis. Part of the best-selling Moore family of statistics books, it covers essential statistical topics with examples and exercises drawn from across the field of life sciences, including disciplines such as nursing, public health, and allied health.


Based on David Moore’s classic The Basic Practice of Statistics, this textbook applies the bestseller’s signature emphasis on statistical thinking to the world of life sciences, helping engage students and underlining how statistics can directly apply to the projects they’re working on.

This textbook will be available on SaplingPlus, a highly-intelligent online teaching and learning tool which will be available for statistics in Autumn 2018.

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COMING SOON - Available on SaplingPlus in Autumn 2018, an innovative online teaching and learning resource

Each (unnumbered) chapter section ends with an Apply Your Knowledge section. This consists of questions meant to test a students understanding of concepts from the section

For this new edition, approximately 30% of examples and exercises have been updated throughout the text to ensure that the content remains timely and relevant

'Statistics in Your World' highlights illustrate major concepts or present cautionary tales.
There is a greater focus on interpretation. More exercises for interpreting software output and research and news reports appear throughout the text

COMING SOON - This edition will be available on SaplingPlus in Autumn 2018, an innovative online teaching and learning resource

The changes for this edition align The Practice of Statistics in the Life Sciences with the revised 2016 GAISE report

New and updated examples and exercises, approximately 30% throughout the text, ensure that the content remains timely, relevant and applicable to the modern world

More exercises for interpreting software output and research and news reports appear throughout the text

This edition shifts from computation to interpretation with quantitative data. Chapter 2 de-emphasizes hand-computations of summary statistics to focus more on concept and interpretation and less on step by step computations

Part I: Collecting and Exploring Data
1. Picturing Distributions with Graphs
2. Describing Quantitative Distributions with Numbers
3. Scatterplots and Correlation
4. Regression.-  5.Two-Way Tables
6. Samples and Observational Studies
7. Designing Experiments
8. Collecting and Exploring Data: Part I Review
Part II: From Chance to Inference
9. Essential Probability Rules
10. Independence and Conditional Probabilities*
11. The Normal Distributions
12. Discrete Probability Distributions*
13. Sampling Distributions
14. Introduction to Inference
15. Inference in Practice
16. From Chance to Inference: Part II Review
Part III: Statistical Inference
17. Inference about a Population Mean
18. Comparing Two Means
19. Inference about a Population Proportion
20. Comparing Two Proportions
21. The Chi-Square Test for Goodness of Fit
22. The Chi-Square Test for Two-Way Tables
23. Inference for Regression
24. One-Way Analysis of Variance: Comparing Several Means
25. Statistical Inference: Part III Review
Part IV: Optional Companion Chapters
26. More about Analysis of Variance: Follow-up Tests and Two-Way ANOVA
27. Nonparametric Tests
28. Multiple and Logistic Regression.
This textbook will be available on SaplingPlus in Autumn 2018. SaplingPlus is a state-of-the-art online learning and teaching product. Using the resource, you’ll have access to an interactive ebook (available on and offline) along with questions, quizzes and error-specific feedback to help them achieve success in your course. Ask your lecturer to register their interest by contacting customerrelations@macmillaneducation.com. 

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Brigitte Baldi is a lecturer in the Department of Statistics at the University of California, Irvine. She was a local and later national advisor in the development of the statistics telecourse Statistically Speaking, and developed UCI's first online statistics courses.

David S. Moore is Shanti S. Gupta Distinguished Professor of Statistics, Emeritus, at Purdue University and was 1998 president of the American Statistical Association. He received his A.B. from Princeton and his Ph.D. from Cornell, both in mathematics.

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Brigitte Baldi is a lecturer in the Department of Statistics at the University of California, Irvine. She was a local and later national advisor in the development of the statistics telecourse Statistically Speaking, and developed UCI's first online statistics courses.

David S. Moore is Shanti S. Gupta Distinguished Professor of Statistics, Emeritus, at Purdue University and was 1998 president of the American Statistical Association. He received his A.B. from Princeton and his Ph.D. from Cornell, both in mathematics.

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