A survey of statistical methods used in the behavioral sciences. Topics include graphical data description, probability theory, confidence intervals, principles of hypothesis testing, analysis of variance, correlation, and regression, and techniques for categorical data. Emphasizes application of statistical methods to empirical data.
By the end of the summer semester, students who successfully complete this course should:
know how to collect useful and meaningful data,
know methods for analyzing data using a calculator, an Excel spreadsheet, and specialized computer programs such as R and SPSS,
know how to interpret statistical results reported in scientific literature,
know how to present statistical results in scientific literature.
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