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June
Statistical Inference - Roger L. BergerThis book builds theoretical statistics from the first principles of probability theory. Starting from the basics of probability, the authors develop the theory of statistical inference using techniques, definitions, and concepts that are statistical and are natural extensions and consequences of previous concepts. Intended for first-year graduate students, this book can be used for students majoring in statistics who have a solid mathematics background. It can also be used in a way that stresses the more practical uses of statistical theory, being more concerned with understanding basic
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Practical Financial Management - LasherFollow the Lasher stream to success! Written with students like you in mind, PRACTICAL FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT is filled with relevant, practical, and easy-to-understand information that covers all of the financial management topics you need to succeed in this course. Author William R. Lasher is not only a top-notch teacher; he's also a former CFO who created a text that allows you to "sit in" on intriguing descriptions of the conflicts that financial managers face every day -- including the hidden agendas and biases that decision makers may bring to the analysis of financial proposals.
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The Chocolate War - Robert CormierJerry Renault ponders the question on the poster in his locker: Do I dare disturb the universe? Refusing to sell chocolates in the annual Trinity school fund-raiser may not seem like a radical thing to do. But when Jerry challenges a secret school society called The Vigils, his defiant act turns into an all-out war. Now the only question is: Who will survive? First published in 1974, Robert Cormier's groundbreaking novel, an unflinching portrait of corruption and cruelty, has become a modern classic. A New York Times Outstanding Book of the Year An ALA Best Book for Young Adults A School Library
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June
Fundamental Laboratory Approaches for Biochemistry and Biotechnology - Alexander J. NinfaAn excellent biochemistry laboratory text for advanced undergraduate and first year graduate students in biochemistry and other life sciences, this text provides a logical framework for training students how to approach research problems and conduct and evaluate scientific research. Each chapter provides extensive background on the principles underlying methods used to research, followed by experiments designed to illustrate those principles.
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Fundamentals of Voice and Articulation - Lyle V Mayer"For over 50 years, this text has helped students develop effective voice and speech habits."
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Evolutionary Psychology: The New Science of the Mind - David M. BussComposed of cutting-edge research and featuring an engaging writing style, the author offers compelling scientific answers to the profound human questions regarding love and work. Beginning with a historical introduction, the text logically progresses by discussing adaptive problems humans face and ends with a chapter showing how the new field of evolutionary psychology encompasses all branches of psychology. Each chapter is alive with the subjects that most occupy our minds: sex, mating, getting along, getting ahead, friends, enemies, and social hierarchies. Why is child abuse 40 times more
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June
Experiments with People: Revelations from Social Psychology - Robert P. Abelson, Aiden Gregg, Kurt P. FreyExploring the subject of social psychology, this volume offers 28 studies that shed light on human social thinking and behaviour. They address topics such as people's unawareness of why they do what they do, the tenacity with which they maintain beliefs despite contrary evidence, and the surprising extent to which they are influenced by groups to which they belong. The results are intended to help the reader understand otherwise puzzling social phenomena, such as mass suicide by cult members, the operation of unconscious prejudice, and the cruelty and indifference of ordinary people. The book
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The Statistical Analysis of Experimental Data - John MandelFirst half of book presents fundamental mathematical definitions, concepts, and facts while remaining half deals with statistics primarily as an interpretive tool. Well-written text and numerous worked examples with step-by-step presentation. 116 tables.
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Motivational Interviewing: Preparing People for Change - William R. Miller, Stephen RollnickThis bestselling work has introduced hundreds of thousands of professionals and students to motivational interviewing (MI), a proven approach to helping people overcome ambivalence that gets in the way of change. William R. Miller and Stephen Rollnick explain current thinking on the process of behavior change, present the principles of MI, and provide detailed guidelines for putting it into practice. Case examples illustrate key points and demonstrate the benefits of MI in addictions treatment and other clinical contexts. The authors also discuss the process of learning MI. The volume’s final