PSYC 201(F,S) Experimentation and Statistics (Q)

An introduction to the basic principles of research in psychology. We focus on how to design and execute experiments, analyze and interpret the results, and write research reports. Students conduct a series of experiments in different areas of psychology (e.g., social, personality, cognitive) which illustrate basic designs and methods of analysis. Format: lecture/lab. Requirements: three papers, midterm exam, and a final exam. Prerequisites: Psychology 101. Enrollment limit: 22 per section. Not open to first-year students. Preference given to Psychology majors. Two sections each semester-students must register for the lab and lecture with the same instructor.

Hour: First Semester: KIRBY, L. SHAPIRO Second Semester: SCINTA, A. SOLOMON