Basic Statistics for Behavioral Science

Stephen R. Schmidt, Ph. D.

PSYCHOLOGY  3020
Fall 2017

Syllabus and Notes

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Week Beginning (Mondays) Topic
Lecture Notes
Readings
8/28
Introduction to Course
Mathematical Preliminaries
Observation and Scientific Method

First_Day.pdf
Intro.pdf
Ch. 1
9/4
Monday is Labor Day (no class)
Descriptive Statistics and Measures of Central Tendency
Descriptives.pdf Ch. 2 & 3 
9/11
Measures of Variability Variance.pdf
Ch. 4
9/18
Variability (continued)
Review
Test 1 Friday 9/22


9/25
The Z statistic
Z.pdf
Ch. 5
10/2
Probability
Sampling Distributions
Probability.pdf
SamplingDist.pdf
Ch. 6
Ch. 7
10/9
Sampling Distributions (continued)
Review
Test 2 Friday 10/13


Ch. 7
10/16
Fall Break on Monday (no class)
Hypothesis Testing
Hypothesis.pdf
Ch. 8
10/23
Introduction to the t statistic
t_intro.pdf
Ch. 9
10/30
Independent Samples t
2_Sample_t.pdf
Ch. 10
11/6
Review
Test 3 Wed 11/8


11/13
Related Samples t
Paired_t.pdf
Ch. 11
11/20
Correlation
Thanksgiving Holiday Wednesday - Friday
Correlation.pdf
Ch. 14

11/27
Correlation and Regression
Regression.pdf Ch. 14
12/4
Chi-Square ChiSquare.pdf
Ch. 15
Friday 12/8
10:00 AM
Final Exam
TEST_4_REVIEW_.doc






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