Intuitive Biostatistics takes a non-technical, non-quantitative approach to statistics and emphasizes interpretation of statistical results rather than. Intuitive Biostatistics has ratings and 12 reviews. Bastian said: I read this book after reading the glowing review done by Philipp and he’s right in. Intuitive Biostatistics: A Nonmathematical Guide to Statistical Thinking. Front Cover ยท Harvey Motulsky. Oxford University Press, – Medical – pages.

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There are software packages that will help you with much of the math, and there are professional biostatisticians who are valuable for a reason. The Rest of Statistics. Jennifer Bond rated it really liked it Oct 27, There are ways in which the text could be improved, I’m sure, but overall I think it deserves a place on the shelves of bench scientists. New to this edition: Intuitive Biostatistics covers all the topics typically found in an introductory statistics text, but with the emphasis on confidence intervals rather than P values, making it easier for students to understand both.

There are no discussion topics on this untuitive yet. Alas, now that computers have made it easy to do the cookbook work to compile all kinds of statistical numbers, many think that the subject is biostatistiics, and computers can do all the intuutive. I often recommend this book to two different groups: I can’t say I’ve really “read” this. Designed to provide a nonmathematical introduction to biostatistics for medical and health science students, graduate students in the biological sciences, physicians, and researchers, this text explains statistical principles in non-technical language and focuses on explaining the proper scientific interpretation of statistical tests rather than on the mathematical logic o Designed to provide a nonmathematical introduction to biostatistics for medical and health science students, graduate students in the biological sciences, physicians, and researchers, this text explains statistical principles in non-technical language and focuses on explaining the proper scientific interpretation of statistical tests rather than on the mathematical logic of the tests themselves.

Oxford University Press Amazon. I never really learned about the basic assumptions behind this test and all the other onesnor did I learn about how to interpret and actually think about these results.

Transforming to logs turns lognormal into Gaussian.

## Intuitive Biostatistics

Read, highlight, mtulsky take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. With an engaging and conversational tone, Intuitive Biostatistics provides a clear introduction to statistics for undergraduate and graduate students and also serves as a statistics refresher for working scientists.

Daniel Nguyen rated it really liked it Jan 19, No trivia or quizzes yet. Oxford University Press- Medical – pages. This chapter on case-control studies has been substantially rewritten to mtulsky core concepts.

Sumon Ahmed rated it really liked it Mar 05, Statistical Advice ; Ebook Ituitive title is available as an ebook. Chapters 37 and 38 provide a brief introduction to multiple, logistic, and proportional hazards regression. Introducing P Values ; Currently, founder of GraphPad Software, Inc. Katherine Valles rated it it was amazing Feb 22, But, I use it for reference and it’s quite useful.

### Intuitive Biostatistics – Intro

Statistical Significance and Hypothesis Testing Confidence Interval of Survival Data 6. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Motulsjy account. Indigospirit Royal rated it really liked it Jan 07, Motulsky summarizes baic statistical methods highlighting their usefulness as well as common misunderstandings and misuses.

Statistics and Probability Are Not Intuitive ; 2. This text avoids as much hardcore math as it can, taking a more realistic approach for biomedical scientists: Choosing a Sample Size Part F. The other points out that we let our biases deter- mine how we biostatistifs data.

The book can serve as a nice review of the bottom line as well. Chapter 35 shows how statistical hypothesis testing can be understood as comparing the fits of alternative models.

Academic Skip to main content. I often recommend this book to two different groups: Multiple, Logistic, and Proportional Hazards Regression ; Refresh and try again. I also added two new chapters. I think this mofulsky a good reference text for graduate students, and probably a good textbook for statistics courses aimed at people giostatistics aren’t primarily mathematicians. Chapter 48 is a set of checklists to use when publishing or reviewing scientific papers. If you like books and love to build cool products, we may be looking for you.

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