82:250 Fundamentals of Psychological Research I [Goernert]

Prerequisite: both of the following: 82:160, 82:161.

Examination of basic theoretical, methodological and statistical issues involved in data generation and analysis in psychology. Topics will include selected measurement techniques, characteristics of problems, hypothesis, and variables as they relate to systematic observational techniques, pre-experimental and correlational designs. Descriptive statistical procedures will be dealt with in conjunction with the substantive characteristics of the different designs. (Required for all Psychology Majors and normally to be taken during the second year of the student's program).

3 lecture hours per week, 3 laboratory hours per week, one term.

Instructor: Phillip Goernert