Psychology | Statistical Techniques
K300 | 3443 | 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 variability; 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:  Psychology 367; phone 855-2772
Office Hours:  We/Fr 10:00-11:30

Course Web Page (updated version will be available in January 2001):

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:  Three in-class exams and one final.  Graded homework
assignments once per week.  Grades will be based on a combination of
exams, final exam and homework.