Bruce Frey, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of psychology and research in education at the University of Kansas. Previous books include "Online Auctions! I Didn't Know You Could Do That " published by Sybex and, with Neil Salkind, "eBay Online Auctions: Effective Buying and Selling with eBay" published by Muska & Lipman. He is an award-winning teacher of statistics, research design, and measurement. Bruce enjoys movies and collecting comic books, especially those early 1960s DCs with the cool checkered flag pattern. (Note to his tenure committee: In the research field of education, he is also an author of fifty scholarly publications and papers.)
The tips are clear and easy to understand and the author's writing style makes it enjoyable to read.
I highly recommend it to anyone who wants to put their knowledge of statistics to work with some truly fascinating tricks and hacks.
This is one of the funniest books I've read in a while, certainly the funniest non-fiction book I've read in a long while.
After the first page, tears came to my eyes. This boy, now a man, has left his mark in academia. The book leaves out nothing and covers everything. Read morePublished on December 12, 2011 by Don Frey
Normally I get a headache whenever I think about statistics, but Frey expertly explains concepts and provides very interesting examples. Read morePublished on May 30, 2009 by M. Graves
Absolutely the best stats book I've read! I especially enjoyed the poker-related hacks; they have helped both my poker playing and my stats abilities.Published on April 26, 2009 by Mary Elizabeth Woodson
I am not a statistician but it has always seemed like it should be more interesting than the other books I have tried to read on the subject made it. Read morePublished on April 12, 2009 by Kevin Bowersox
When I read this book, I laughed and learned - what more could you ask for?
When students struggle with other stats books, I recommend this one and they have all been... Read more
It's not very easy to use the words "entertaining" and "statistics" in the same sentence, but you can if you're talking about this book. Read morePublished on November 20, 2007 by L. F. Smith
This is one of the funniest books I've read in a while, certainly the funniest non-fiction book I've read in a long while. Read morePublished on July 12, 2007 by Genny
75 four-page sections on topics in statistics and probability, some textbook and some "popular science" and some nicely different. Brisk user-friendly style. Read morePublished on May 27, 2007 by David J. Aldous
This is an excellent resource to have. The tips are clear and easy to understand and the author's writing style makes it enjoyable to read. Read morePublished on May 12, 2007 by E. Mcclain