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 or one Psychology and one Neuroscience course or consent of department. One course.

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