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Introduction to Methods and Statistics ('Methods I')

This course introduces students to the common methods used in psychological science, as well as the statistical, written, and graphical tools for appropriately conveying research in psychological science. Topics covered include critical thinking in evaluating quality of information, the process of scientific inquiry in psychology, ethics of research with both human and non-human animals, basic issues in measurement, reliability and validity, inferential statistical thinking, and the American Psychological Association’s stylistic conventions for writing about and presenting empirical research.

Prerequisite: Psychology 100 or Psychology 105.

1 unit — Chan, Driscoll, Erdal, Fernandez-Peters, Saviano, Weaver

Offerings

Term Block Title Instructor Location Student Limit/Available Updated
Fall 2021 Block 1 Introduction to Methods and Statistics ('Methods I') Jason Weaver Tutt Science Building 312 16 / 1 12/07/2021
Fall 2021 Block 2 Introduction to Methods and Statistics ('Methods I') Kristi Erdal Tutt Science Building 312 16 / 1 12/07/2021
Fall 2021 Block 3 Introduction to Methods and Statistics ('Methods I') Emily Chan Tutt Science Building 312 16 / 0 12/07/2021
Fall 2021 Block 4 Introduction to Methods and Statistics ('Methods I') Marcela Fernandez-Peters Tutt Science Building 312 16 / 3 12/07/2021
Spring 2022 Block 6 Introduction to Methods and Statistics ('Methods I') Lori Driscoll TBA 16 / 0 12/07/2021
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