Basic Statistics for Behavioral Science

Stephen R. Schmidt, Ph. D.

PSYCHOLOGY  3020
Spring 2019

Syllabus and Notes

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Week
Topic
Lecture Notes
Readings
1/14 - 1/20
Introduction to Course
Mathematical Preliminaries
Observation and Scientific Method

First Day.pdf
Intro.pdf
Ch. 1
1/21 - 1/27
Monday: Martin Luther King, Jr's Day (no class)
Descriptive Statistics and Measures of Central Tendency
Descriptives.pdf Ch. 2 & 3 
1/28 - 2/3
Measures of Variability Variance.pdf
Ch. 4
2/4 - 2/10
Review
Test 1 Wednesday 2/6


2/11 - 2/17
The Z statistic
Z.pdf
Ch. 5
2/18 - 2/24
Probability
Sampling Distributions
Probability.pdf
SamplingDist.pdf
Ch. 6
Ch. 7
2/25 - 3/3
Sampling Distributions (continued)
Review
Test 2 Friday 3/1


Ch. 7
3/4 - 3/10
Spring Break


3/11 - 3/17
Hypothesis Testing Hypothesis.pdf
Ch. 8
3/18 - 3/24
Introduction to the t statistic
t_intro.pdf
Ch. 9
3/25 - 3/31
Independent Samples t
2_Sample_t.pdf
Ch. 10
4/1 - 4/7
Review
Test 3 Wed 4/3


4/8 - 4/14
Related Samples t
Paired_t.pdf
Ch. 11
4/15 - 4/21
Correlation
Correlation.pdf
Ch. 14

4/22 - 4/24
Regression
Chi-Square
Regression.pdf
ChiSquare.pdf
Ch. 14
Ch. 15
Friday 4/26
10:00 AM
Final Exam
TEST_4_REVIEW.docx






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