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.