Introduction to Statistical Methods in Psychology

PSY 201L

Introduction to statistical methods used in psychological research. Topics in applied statistical methods: measures of central tendency and variability; probability and distributions; confidence intervals and hypothesis testing; t-test and analysis of variance; correlation and regression; chi-square tests. Calculate and interpret statistics referencing data and research questions typical in psychological research. Includes a lab section with instruction in management and analysis of data using statistical software designed for use in social science research. Required for the major. Prerequisites: two Psychology or two Neuroscience courses (one of which may be taken concurrently with Psychology 201) or one Psychology and one Neuroscience course (one of which may be taken concurrently with Psychology 201). Restriction: Not open to students who have taken Statistical Science 101, 102, 111, 250 or Mathematics 342. Instructor: G. Samanez-Larkin, Strauman, or staff

Prerequisites

Prerequisite: Two Psychology or two Neuroscience courses or one Psychology and one Neuroscience course (one of which may be taken concurrently with PSY 201L). Not open to students who have taken STA 101, 102, 111, 250D or MATH 342D.

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Fall and/or Spring