Basic Statistics for Behavioral Science

Stephen R. Schmidt, Ph. D.

PSYCHOLOGY  3020
Spring 2018

Syllabus and Notes

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Week
Topic
Lecture Notes
Readings
1/15 - 1/19
Monday: Martin Luther King, Jr's Day (no class)
Introduction to Course
Mathematical Preliminaries
Intro.pdf Ch. 1
1/22 - 1/26
Observation and Scientific Method
Descriptive Statistics and Measures of Central Tendency
Descriptives.pdf Ch. 2 & 3 
1/29 - 2/2
Measures of Variability Variance.pdf
Ch. 4
2/5 -  2/9
Review
Test 1 Wed 2/7


2/12 - 2/16
The Z statistic
Z.pdf
Ch. 5
2/19 - 2/23
Probability
Sampling Distributions
Probability.pdf
SamplingDist.pdf
Ch. 6
Ch. 7
2/26 - 3/2
Sampling Distributions (continued)
Review
Test 2 Friday 3/2


Ch. 7
3/5 - 3/9
Spring Break


3/12 - 3/16
Hypothesis Testing Hypothesis.pdf
Ch. 8
3/19 - 3/23
Introduction to the t statistic
t_intro.pdf
Ch. 9
3/26 - 3/30
Independent Samples t
2_Sample_t.pdf
Ch. 10
4/2 - 4/6
Review
Test 3 Wed 4/4


4/9 - 4/13
Related Samples t
Paired_t.pdf
Ch. 11
4/16 - 4/20
Correlation
Correlation.pdf
Ch. 14

4/23 - 4/25
Regression
Chi-Square
Regression.pdf
ChiSquare.pdf
Ch. 14
Ch. 15
Friday 4/27
10:00 AM
Final Exam
TEST_4_REVIEW_.doc






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