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Noise: A Flaw in Human Judgment

  Noise: A Flaw in Human Judgment By:    Daniel Kahneman, Olivier Sibony, and Cass R. Sunstein Reviewed by   Geoffrey W. Sutton   We are constantly exposed to opinions. Some of those opinions are judgments. And some of those judgments affect our opportunities to work, obtain healthcare, receive fair treatment by government entities, and earn fair evaluations in school. Some people are paid to make informed judgments. Unfortunately, some judgments are noisy—they vary. Noise is about the differences in judgments that affect our lives. When the authors provide examples of variation in judgments, they are writing about variability in a statistical sense. As a retired professor who taught research and statistics to undergraduate and graduate students, I’m not sure the authors were entirely clear—at least not clear enough for readers who are either new to the concept or haven’t drawn on their statistics knowledge for some years. In any event, I think the book deserves a look be

Applied Statistics-Concepts for Counselors - Statistics Text

  A pplied Statistics Concepts for Counselors Second Edition Author   Geoffrey W. Sutton PhD Reviewers    Various FREE SAMPLE 👉       CLICK TO DOWNLOAD “Even though I completed multiple graduate level statistics courses, I benefitted from the simple and straight forward content of this text. Practice tests at the end of chapters helps assess learning and application. This is a great refresher resource for counselors and beginning graduate students.”         ––Christine Arnzen, Ph.D., LPC, Associate Professor, Coordinator,                 Graduate Counseling Programs “If you need to review basic statistics and don’t know where to begin, this book is perfect! It makes difficult concepts easy to understand. I would recommend it for my undergraduate students who haven’t had statistics in a while and need a refresher, or for graduate students facing their first graduate level research class!”      —Heather L. Kelly, Psy.D., Professor of Psychology, Department Chair,