Basic Statistics for Behavioral Science

Stephen R. Schmidt, Ph. D.

PSYCHOLOGY  3020
Spring 2017

Syllabus and Notes

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Week
Topic
Lecture Notes
Readings
1/18 - 1/20
Introduction to Course
Mathematical Preliminaries
Observation and Scientific Method

Intro.pdf Ch. 1
1/23 - 1/27
Descriptive Statistics and Measures of Central Tendency Descriptives.pdf Ch. 2 & 3 
1/30 - 2/3
Measures of Variability Variance.pdf
Ch. 4
2/6- 2/10
Review
Test 1 Wed 2/8


2/13 - 2/17
The Z statistic
Z.pdf
Ch. 5
2/20 - 2/24
Probability
Sampling Distributions
Probability.pdf
SamplingDist.pdf
Ch. 6
Ch. 7
2/27 - 3/3
Sampling Distributions (continued)
Review
Test 2 Friday 3/3


Ch. 7
3/6 - 3/10
Spring Break


3/13 - 3/17
Hypothesis Testing Hypothesis.pdf
Ch. 8
3/20 - 3/24
Introduction to the t statistic
t_intro.pdf
Ch. 9
3/27 - 3/31
Independent Samples t
2_Sample_t.pdf
Ch. 10
4/3 - 4/7
Review
Test 3 Wed 4/5


4/10 - 4/14
Related Samples t
Paired_t.pdf
Ch. 11
4/17 - 4/21
Correlation
Correlation.pdf
Ch. 14

4/24 - 4/26
Regression
Chi-Square
Regression.pdf
ChiSquare.pdf
Ch. 14
Ch. 15
Friday 4/28
10:00 AM
Final Exam
TEST_4_REVIEW_.doc






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