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  • PSYCHOLOGY 204A    Section:


    Fall Quarter 2004

    Units: 5
    Prerequisites: Statistics 102 or the equivalent and graduate student standing in Psychology or consent of instructor. See instructor for CRN.

    Course Description:

    The purpose of this course is to introduce students to techniques for statistical analysis of

    psychological experiments.



    Lecture/discussion and computer applications (10 weeks)


    Grading and Grading Policy:

    Letter grade

    (1) Midterm (30% of grade)

    (2) Final (40% of grade)

    (3) Homework assignments (30% of grade)



    William L. Hays (1994). Statistics. Harcourt Brace College Publishers, Orlando, Florida.


    Topical Outline

    1.   Introduction

    2.   Probability

    3.   Central Tendency, Variability, and Sampling

    4.   Hypothesis Testing

    5.   Null-Hypothesis, Chi-square, F-distributions

    6.   Linear Model

    7.   Comparing Means

    8.   Factorial Designs

    9.   Analysis of Variance

    10. Least Squares and Alternative Hypothesis

    11. Problems in Regression


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    Classroom Class Schedule Course Website
    188 Young T R F   10:00 AM - 12:00 PM http://psychology.ucdavis.edu/students/website.cfm?csc_id=387
    Instructor Instructor Email Office Office Hours
    Emilio Ferrer , Ph.D. 174C Young Hall W 1-3 / Young 174C