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  Dec 11, 2017
 
 
    
College Catalog 2013-2014 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PSYC 201 - Research in Psychology I


This course is an introduction to the basic principles of research in psychology, with an emphasis on statistical techniques used in psychological science. We consider the pros and cons of experimental, quasi-experimental, and correlational designs to test psychological hypotheses. The course includes a weekly laboratory component in which students develop proficiency with statistical software, writing reports in American Psychological Association style, and familiarity with experimental techniques unique to behavioral research. Prerequisite(s):  PSYC 100  Permission of instructor is required for first year students (4 Credits)