This course is designed for behavioral science students and covers such topics as measures of central tendency, variability, tests of significance, confidence intervals, regression analysis and correlation. In addition, the students will receive an introduction to computer data analysis and advanced inferential techniques.
This course provides an overview of research techniques and design considerations that are central to a variety of sub-disciplines within psychology (e.g., cognitive, physiological, sensation and perception, developmental, clinical, learning, social, industrial/organizational, etc.). Students are also familiarized with ethical issues involved in conducting psychological research. Students develop a proposal for a study of their own design.