Statistics for The Behavioral Sciences 10th Edition

Statistics for The Behavioral Sciences 10th Edition

Many students in the behavioral sciences view the required statistics course as an intimidating obstacle that has been placed in the middle of an otherwise interesting curriculum. They want to learn about human behavior—not about math and science. As a result, the statistics course is seen as irrelevant to their education and career goals. However, […]

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Chemistry: The Central Science in SI Units

Chemistry The Central Science in SI Units

To the Instructor Philosophy We the authors of Chemistry: The Central Science are delighted and honored that you have chosen us as your instructional partners for your general chemistry class. Collectively we have taught general chemistry to multiple generations of students. So we understand the challenges and opportunities of teaching a class that so many […]

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Human Resources in Healthcare: Managing for Success, Fourth Edition

Human Resources in Healthcare Managing for Success, Fourth Edition

This book is the fourth edition of Human Resources in Healthcare: Managing for Success. The first edition was published in 2001, an infamous year that brought issues of globalization to the forefront in the United States. Economic vulnerability had been present for some time, notably in the loss of dominance of the United States as […]

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Chemistry in Context 7th Edition

Chemistry in Context 7th Edition

Dear Readers, When first published in 1993, Chemistry in Context was “the book that broke the mold.” Unlike the books of its time, it did not teach chemistry in isolation from people and the real-world issues they were facing. Similarly, it did not introduce a fact or concept for the sake of “covering it” as […]

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Chemistry in Context 6th Edition

Chemistry in Context 6th Edition

Special Acknowledgments It is always a pleasure to bring a new textbook or new edition to fruition. But the work is not done by just one individual. It is a team effort, one that comprises the work of many talented individuals. The sixth edition builds on the proud tradition of prior author teams, led by […]

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The Armchair Economist: Economics and Everyday Life

The Armchair Economist Economics and Everyday Life

Shortly after I arrived at the University of Chicago to begin my graduate studies, the Wall Street Journal published a list of “ways to stump an economist.” It was written by a man named John Tracy McGrath, who raised a series of embarrassingly simple questions about everyday life that he thought economists would be unable […]

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Capitalism and Conservation

Capitalism and Conservation

His Royal Highness rightly says that our rainforests are worth more alive than dead. This is absolutely true. Leaving aside the immeasurable value offered by our rainforests’ diversity and water conservation functions, we are facing an almost unfathomably large business opportunity, one which we can share with the Rainforest nations of the world . . […]

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Survey of Accounting 3rd Edition

Survey of Accounting 3rd Edition

LEARNING OBJECTIVES After you have mastered the material in this chapter, you will be able to: 1 Explain the role of accounting in society. 2 Construct an accounting equation using elements of financial statements terminology. 3 Record business events in general ledger accounts organized under an accounting equation. 4 Classify business events as asset source, […]

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Managerial Accounting, 14th Edition

Managerial Accounting, 14th Edition

New to the Fourteenth Edition Faculty feedback helps us continue to improve Managerial Accounting. In response to reviewer suggestions, the authors have made the following changes to the text: • A NEW Applying Excel feature has been added to Chapters 2–13. Applying Excel gives students the opportunity to practice using Excel formulas to build their […]

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What is Quantum Information?

What is Quantum Information

WHAT IS QUANTUM INFORMATION? Combining physics and philosophy, this is a uniquely interdisciplinary examination of quantum information science that provides an up-to-date examination of developments in this field. The authors offer coherent definitions and theories of information, taking clearly defined approaches to considering information in connection with quantum mechanics, probability, and correlations. Concepts addressed include […]

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Perioperative Management in Robotic Surgery

Perioperative Management in Robotic Surgery

Few innovations in surgical technique have played as large a role in the growth of the fi eld of laparoscopic surgery as has robotic- assisted surgery (RAS). Robotic systems off er many potential advantages to the surgeon, including providing a binocular, stereoscopic view of the surgical field, masking of surgical tremor by filtering hand movements, […]

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Studies in Foreign Exchange Economics

Studies in Foreign Exchange Economics

This volume collects the academic articles I have written on exchange-rate economics over the past 25 years. Research on the behavior of exchange rates has changed considerably during this period. In the 1980s and 1990s, both empirical and theoretical research were firmly grounded in the paradigm of international macroeconomics. Here, changing macroeconomic conditions were viewed […]

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