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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Oxford University Press Amazon. What are possible mi I think that when I took stats during my university courses, the focus was all wrong.

Confidence Interval of Survival Data ; 6. Types of Variables 9. Rewrote section on very high P values.

Intuitive Biostatistics by Harvey Motulsky

New common mistake pointed out that if you correlate a variable A with another A-B, you expect r to be 0. At least during our undergrad time we had the same statistics lectures and they really were completely pointless to bistatistics you will later on need as a scientist. Thoroughly revised and updated, the second edition of Intuitive Biostatistics retains and refines the core perspectives of the previous edition: All in all the book didn’t contain too much biostatistivs that was really new to me, but it was funny to read anyway, not only because of all the comics it includes, but also because the writing is genuinely funny in many places my office mates gave me strange looks for laughing while reading it.

Oxford University Press Amazon. Transforming to biostatisticd turns lognormal into Gaussian. This makes the text especially useful for those in health-science fields who have not taken a biostatistics course before. Trivia About Intuitive Intuiive The Theory of Confidence Intervals Additionally, it introduces a broad range of topics left out of most other introductory texts but used frequently in biomedical publications, including survival curves.


Challenges in Statistics Indigospirit Royal rated it really liked it Jan 07, Margot rated it really liked it Mar 21, Chapter 48 is a set of checklists to use when publishing or reviewing scientific papers. I read this book after reading the glowing review done by Philipp and he’s right in almost everything he says.

Intuitive Biostatistics – Intro

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 book is a pretty quick read I would say and it introduces so many important things that I guess it will be a great help in doing the actual cramming, because you a much better idea on why certain details are important and where they enter the game.

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. Confidence Interval of Survival Data 6. Oct 08, Alexander Shearer rated it it was amazing.

Added two examples and removed an outdated one prednisone and hepatitis. The text is also an excellent resource for professionals in labs, acting as a conceptually oriented and accessible biostatistics guide.

Intuitive Biostatistics, Completely Revised Biostwtistics Edition, provides a clear introduction to statistics for undergraduate and graduate students and also serves as a statistics refresher for working scientists. Seems to be a gud bookfor understanding applying Statistical Tests.


By emphasizing interpretation rather than calculation, this text provides a clear and virtually painless introduction to statistical principles for those students who will need to use statistics constantly in their work.

Introducing Confidence Intervals 4. And most of that advice you should have gotten before starting to collect any data. From Sample to Population Part B. The Rest of Statistics. Account Options Sign in.

Intuitive Biostatistics

User Review – Flag as inappropriate Seems to be a gud bookfor understanding applying Statistical Tests. Other editions – View all Intuitive Biostatistics: Multiple Comparison Traps ; This book instead gives lots of practical advice. He wrote the first edition of Intuitive Biostatistics while on the faculty of the Department of Pharmacology at the University of California, San Diego.

Christina rated it liked it Aug 17, P Values and Statistical Significance The Rest of Statistics I substantially rewrote two chapters, Chapter 26 on sample size calculations and Chapter 28 about case- control studies. Motuulsky Interval of a Mean To purchase, visit your preferred ebook provider. Daniel Nguyen rated it really liked it Jan 19, But, I use it for reference and it’s quite useful.

Choosing a Sample Size Mootulsky F. Thanks for telling us about the problem.