Research Methods in Psychological Science
Hands-on experience in designing and conducting research in psychology. Theoretical topics include experimental and non-experimental methods, including observational, archival, and case-study methods. Problems of validity and control. Using these theoretical tools, students review literature, design experiments, collect data, analyze data, and write papers on areas such as learning, cognitive science, sensation and perception, and social, clinical and developmental psychology. Instructor: Asher, Bauer, Cooper, or staff. One course.