Courses of Study 2022-2023 
    
    Feb 03, 2023  
Courses of Study 2022-2023
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PSYCH 2500 - Statistics and Research Design


(MQR-AS, SDS-AS, SSC-AS)      


Fall. 3-4 credits, variable. Student option grading.

Forbidden Overlap: due to an overlap in content, students will receive credit for only one course in the following group: AEM 2100 BTRY 3010 BTRY 6010 , ENGRD 2700 HADM 2010 , HADM 2011 , ILRST 2100 ILRST 6100 , MATH 1710 , PAM 2100 PAM 2101 , PSYCH 2500, SOC 3010 , STSCI 2100 , STSCI 2150 , STSCI 2200 .
Calculus is not required. The 4-credit option includes instruction in the use of the statistical software package R.

 

T. Cleland.

In a complex environment with many sources of variability, how can one tell with confidence whether a particular observed effect is real? And how much confidence is appropriate? This course introduces the principles of statistical description and inference as strategies to answer these questions, with emphasis on methods of principal relevance to psychology, neuroscience, and the behavioral sciences.



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