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  • PSYCHOLOGY 103A    Section:

    STAT ANAL OF PSYCH DATA

    Fall Quarter 2008

    Units: 5
    Prerequisites: Psychology 1, 41 and Statistics 13 or 102.

    Course description: This course is designed to extend your knowledge in statistical concepts and procedures in psychological research. Course goals are to demonstrate how statistical procedures are used in empirical psychological studies, how to interpret research outcomes and evaluate scientific claims, and to help you understand the benefits and limitations of traditional methods. Using examples from various areas of psychology we will cover the following topics: Descriptive Statistics, The Normal Distribution, Sampling Distributions, Hypothesis Testing, Hypothesis testing about means, Power, Correlation and Regression, Alternative Correlation Techniques, Multiple Regression, and Reporting Statistics.

     

    Course format: This is a 4 unit course comprised of 4 hours of lecture per week and a 2-hour lab.

     

    Course topics: Topics include Descriptive Statistics, The Normal Distribution, Sampling Distributions, Hypothesis Testing, Hypothesis testing about means, Power, Correlation and Regression, Alternative Correlation Techniques, Multiple Regression, and Reporting Statistics.

     

    Grading:   Grades will be based on (1) Lab Project, (2) Three Term Exams, (3) Comprehensive Final Exam, and (4) Class/Lab Participation

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    Classroom Class Schedule Course Website
    26 Wellman M W   2:10 PM - 4:00 PM
    Instructor Instructor Email Office Office Hours
    Kevin Grimm , Ph.D. 174G Young Hall MW 4:00 - 5:30 pm