PSYC 2021. Statistical methods IDepartment of Psychology
Summer term S1 2017
Tuesday and Thursday, 2:30 - 5:30
General description: This course covers the fundamental concepts and application of descriptive statistics. It provides an introduction to probability and inferential statistics, including hypothesis testing with the normal and t distributions. It also covers elements of the R programming language, an open-source package for statistical data analysis that you can use on Computing Commons terminals or install for free on your own computer (macOS, Linux, or Windows).
Announcements May 25. Here are all marks to date. Here are answers to midterm test 1.
May 15. The final exam will be on Thursday, June 15, 7:00 - 10:00 pm. The location will be announced soon.
May 2. Here is a list of tutors available through the Department of Psychology Resource Centre.
April 23. For the tests and exam, you will need a simple calculator with only basic functions (e.g., arithmetic and square roots). You won't need it for the quizzes. Bring a simple calculator, like this, not a scientific calculator, like this.
April 23. Use the missed class form if you miss a quiz or test. Provide us with a printed copy of the form with all information filled in.
April 23. Here are some suggestions on how to study.
| Lecture 1a Introduction||code|
| Lecture 1b Frequency distributions||code||galton box|
| Lecture 2a Mean and variance||code||quiz|
| Lecture 2b The z score||code||quiz|
| Lecture 3a Probability||quiz|
| Lecture 3b Sample means|
| Lecture 4a Hypothesis testing||quiz||slides|