Psychology 210

Fall 2007


Calender Entry

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

Monday 1:30 - 2:30am every week
Wednesay 5:00- 6:00pm by appointment
Thursday 11:30 - 12:30 every week

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 Graphs for SPSS 14.0
Core 3 Graphs for SPSS 15.0
Core 4 Syntax for SPSS 15.0
Core 5 Recoding for SPSS 15.0
Core 6 Subgroups for SPSS 15.0
Core 7 One-Sample t-test for SPSS 15.0
Core 8 Reading a Research Report
Core 9 Independent Sample t-test for SPSS 15.0
Core 10 Correlation for SPSS 15.0
Core 11 Conference Poster Overview

  Comparing Cat and Dog Ownership
Sex Differences in Car Accidents
Underage Smoking and Drinking

Elective 1 Your SCR Account
Elective 2 After Your Degree
Elective 3 Standard Scores for SPSS 15.0
Elective 4 for SPSS 15.0
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
Correlation Practice Sheet

Handouts Probability Formula Decision Tree
What Inferential Procedure to Use
Estimating your Final Course Grade Estimating Your Final Course Grade
Example Calculations of Final Course Grades


Online Research
Research Interests