Basic Statistics for Behavioral Science

Stephen R. Schmidt, Ph. D.

PSYCHOLOGY  3020
Fall 2018

Syllabus and Notes

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Week
Topic
Lecture Notes
Readings
8/27
Introduction to Course
Observation and Scientific Method/Mathematical Preliminaries
First_Day.pdf
Intro.pdf
Ch. 1
9/3
Labor Day 9/3 (no class)
Descriptive Statistics and Measures of Central Tendency
Descriptives.pdf Ch. 2 & 3 
9/10
Measures of Variability Variance.pdf
Ch. 4
9/17
Review
Test 1 Wed 9/19


9/24
The Z statistic
Z.pdf
Ch. 5
10/1
Probability
Sampling Distributions
Probability.pdf
SamplingDist.pdf
Ch. 6
Ch. 7
10/8
Sampling Distributions (continued)
Review
Test 2 Friday 10/12
SamplingDist.pdf

Ch. 7
10/15
Fall Break Monday (no class)
Hypothesis Testing
Hypothesis.pdf
Ch. 8
10/22
Introduction to the t statistic
t_intro.pdf
Ch. 9
10/29
Independent Samples t
2_Sample_t.pdf
Ch. 10
11/5
Review
Test 3 Wed 11/7


11/12
Related Samples t
Paired_t.pdf
Ch. 11
11/19
Correlation
Thanksgiving Break (no class Wednesday or Friday)
Correlation.pdf
Ch. 14

11/26
Correlation (continued)
Correlation.pdf
12/3
Regression
Chi-Square
Regression.pdf
ChiSquare.pdf
Ch. 14
Ch. 15
Friday 12/7

Monday 12/10
10:00 AM Final Exam for 11:30 class

9:30 AM Final Exam for 10:20 class
TEST_4_REVIEW.docx






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