Psychology | Statistical Techniques
K300 | 3769 | O. Sporns


Introduction to statistics and statistical methods.  This course will
cover:  nature of statistical data; ordering and manipulation of
data; measures of central tendency and dispersion; elementary
probability; concepts of statistical inference and decision;
estimation and hypothesis testing; regression; correlation.  Emphasis
on applications to problems within the behavioral sciences.

Instructor:  Olaf Sporns, Assistant Professor
Office:  TBA Psychology, phone TBA
Office Hours:  TBA
Email:  TBA (current: sporns@nsi.edu)

Course Web Page:  to be added.

Required Text:  Gravetter, F.J., and Wallnau, L.B.  Statistics for the
Behavioral Sciences, West Publishing Company, 5th edition, 1999.

Format:  Lecture, discussion is encouraged.

Exams:  3 in-class exams and one final.  Homework assignments at least
once per week.  Grades will be based on a combination of exams, final
exam and homework.