Not ‘Another Bloody Stats Text’: Free Open Access Statistics Textbook

Published January 31, 2012 by Psych n Stats Tutor

I wanted to share this neat online resource, which is free! An open access statistics textbook. It is easy to read and has links to other helpful sites.

Any topic which is comprehensive and requires you to think in ways which are reflective and critical, can be best approached by reading broadly. This is not  ‘another bloody stats text’, it is a doorway into the world of statistics and critical thinking from another perspective.

A perspective which may help you to understand your subject text, lectures and tutes better. A perspective that may be the ‘push’ you need to start apply stats in your daily life and writing about it in your reflective learning journal, to truly own and chart your course to success in academia.

Read on!

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AP Psychology Exam Preparation…

Published December 31, 2011 by Psych n Stats Tutor

Image: Psych Classics

I thought today for the AP Psychology Exam Prep post that I would upload a qirky vid created by Dr Larry Pfaff of Spring Arbor University. It covers the reasoning behind why we as psychologists need to know our past~ basically, so we can navigate our future.

View the cartoon video and my reflection on it at the new Psychology Tutor:Mentor site…

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Shower Thinking (via My Beaten Track)

Published July 13, 2011 by Psych n Stats Tutor

Insightful reading from a newbie blogger~ young adult, fem, uni student and much more…

What is it about showers that are so wonderful? We stand in there to soak longer than we should, we sing in them, drink beer in them, dance in them – and that's just to begin with. I thought about this for a while, and I finally came up with an answer: It's the place where we more readily relax. There's just something about the shower which is more relaxing than anywhere else, and I honestly think it comes down to the water. Sure you could chill … Read More

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Problem-solving~ de Bono Style (5)

Published May 24, 2008 by Psych n Stats Tutor

Cleverness is a narrow focus even if it is very sharp. Wisdom is a wide-angle focus which takes in much more.

Edward de Bono (1996)

Apologies to those who have noticed that I have been remiss in my blogging. For the past four weeks I have been a busy bee with work. This week will be one of organising myself to be able to get back to blogging regularly. Meanwhile students, keep the work coming :-)…

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