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  • PSYCHOLOGY 103B    Section:


    Winter Quarter 2005

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

    Overview and Goals:

    The purpose of this course is to introduce students to typical statistical methods used in the field of psychology.


    The goals for students are: (a) to develop an understanding of the conceptual and mathematical bases underlying the statistics commonly used in psychological experiments, and (b) to learn how to perform data manipulation and statistical analysis.


    Requirements and Grading:

    (1) Notebook assignments                 (30% of grade)

    (2) Midterm Exam I                              (20% of grade)

    (3) Midterm Exam II                            (20% of grade)

    (4) Final Exam                                      (30% of grade)


    1. Notebook Assignments:

    The notebook will contain weekly assignments. Each assignment will include questions designed to allow the student to demonstrate knowledge of the topics of the class and the readings, and will consist mostly of data analysis and interpretation of results.


    2. Exams:

    Both exams will be in-class and will involve abstract and computational elements.


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    Classroom Class Schedule Course Website
    188 Young T R   10:00 AM - 11:50 PM http://psychology.ucdavis.edu/students/website.cfm?csc_id=415
    Instructor Instructor Email Office Office Hours
    Emilio Ferrer , Ph.D. 174C Young Hall Wednesdays 1-3pm