Psychology 210

Fall 2006


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PSY 210      Introduction to Statistical Methods

Study and practise with statistical methods especially useful in the presentation and interpretion of psychological data. Prerequisite: PSY 101 and MAT 096, 124, or 126, or satisfactory placement on the mathematics pretest or consent of the instructor.
4 credits.

Syllabus Syllabus
Dr. Barchard's Office Hours

Thursday 2:30 - 3:30, Friday 11:00 - 12:00

Student Contact Information Email Dr. Barchard to have this sent to you.
Statistics Links on the Internet Statistics Links
SPSS Research Data Research Data
(Using Internet Explorer, right click on the Research Data, select "Save As", and save this data to your floppy disk.)
Recoded Research Data
Computer Lab Hours Open Lab hours
Lab Assignments

Core 1 Study Partners
Core 2 Introduction to SPSS
Core 3 SPSS Graphs
Core 4 Syntax
Core 5 Recoding
Core 6 Subgroups
Core 7 One-Sample t-test
Core 8 Reading a Research Report
Core 9 Independent t-test and Writing a Research Report
Core 10 Correlation
Core 11 Overview

  Core 11: Cats and Dogs
  Core 11: Smoking and Drinking
  Core 11: Sex Differences in Car Accidents

Elective 1 Your SCR Account
Elective 2 After Your Degree
Elective 3 Z-scores and other Standard Scores
Elective 4 Percentiles
Elective 5 Statistics in the News
Elective 6 Sampling Distributions
Elective 7 Power
Elective 8 Exam Questions

Quizzes and Practice Quizzes

Quizzes from previous semesters of Psy 210 are listed under each semester.

Quiz 1 Answers
Quiz 2 Answers
Quiz 3 Answers
Quiz 4 Answers
Final Answers


Practice Problems
(not for marks)

Probability Practice Problems
Probability Problems for Non-Independent Events
Normal Table Practice Sheet
Standard Score Practice Sheet
Understanding Hypothesis Testing
Hypothesis Testing Practice Sheet One Sample and Independent Sample t-tests
Hypothesis Testing Practice Sheet Dependent Sample t-tests
Correlation Practice Sheet

Handouts Probability Formula Decision Tree
What Inferential Procedure to Use


Online Research
Research Interests