# PSYC 2021. Statistical methods I

**Department of Psychology**

York University

Summer term S1 2017

Tuesday and Thursday, 2:30 - 5:30

York University

Summer term S1 2017

Tuesday and Thursday, 2:30 - 5:30

**• Syllabus**

**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 notes

• Lecture 1a Introduction
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• Lecture 1b Frequency distributions
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• Lecture 2a Mean and variance
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• Lecture 2b The z score
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• Lecture 3a Probability
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• Lecture 3b Sample means
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• Lecture 4a Hypothesis testing
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