PSYC 201
Experimentation and Statistics Fall 2020 (also offered Spring 2021)
Division II Quantative/Formal Reasoning
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An introduction to the basic principles of research in psychology. We focus on how to design and execute experiments, analyze and interpret results, and write research reports. Students conduct a series of research studies in different areas of psychology that illustrate basic designs and methods of analysis. You must register for lab and lecture with the same instructor.
The Class: Format: lecture/laboratory; Prof. Stroud's course meetings will be remote and meet synchronously; attendance in lectures and labs is required and participation will be evaluated. Prof. Sandstrom will teach his section in synchronous hybrid format; however, some discussions will be held remotely and synchronously. Prof. Simon's section will be held in hybrid format with some meetings held remotely; most class meetings will be synchronous, though there will be some asynchronous content replacing class time.
Limit: 12
Expected: 12
Class#: 2645
Grading: no pass/fail option, yes fifth course option
Requirements/Evaluation: research reports, exams, and weekly problem sets
Prerequisites: PSYC 101; not open to first-year students except with permission of instructor
Enrollment Preferences: Psychology majors
Distributions: Division II Quantative/Formal Reasoning
QFR Notes: This course has weekly problem sets focused on experimental design and quantitative data analysis. Students will design and conduct several experiments, analyze the data, and report their findings.
Attributes: COGS Related Courses
PHLH Statistics Courses

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