[PSYC 162] Research Methods and Statistics II
This is the second course in a two-course sequence designed to examine the statistical concepts and research strategies used by psychologists. Students learn how to 1. analyze and interpret psychological data, 2. design and conduct psychological studies, 3. evaluate the validity of claims made by researchers, and 4. communicate research procedures and findings. In this course, students review key concepts from Psychology 161 and examine new topics such as experimental and quasi-experimental designs, and inferential statistics. They also continue to develop their skills in using SPSS and writing in APA style.
Research Methods and Statistics II
Prerequisite: Psychology 100, and Psychology 161 or Biology 247; or permission of the instructor.
Offered each semester.