Psychology 210

Fall 2010


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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

Thurs 2:30 - 3:30, CBC B346

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 H drive.)
Recoded Research Data
Global Warming Data

Computer Lab Hours Open Lab hours
Lab Assignments

Core 1: Study Partners
Core 2: Graphs
Core 3: Introduction to SPSS
Core 4: SPSS Graphs
Core 5: SPSS Syntax
Core 6: Descriptive Statistics

Core: Fixing your Email

Core 7: One Sample t-test
Core 8: Reading a Research Report
Core 9: Independent Sample t-test and Writing a Research Report
Core 10: Correlation

Bonus 1: After Your Degree
Bonus 2: Data Entry
Bonus 3: Design a Survey

Bonus 4: Conference Poster Overview

Global Warming

  Sex Differences in Car Accidents
  Underage Smoking and Drinking


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
Final Answers


Practice Problems
(not for marks)

Central Tendency and Shape
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


Creating Good Summary Sheets
Probability Formula Decision Tree

What Inferential Procedure to Use

Estimating your course grade Excel worksheet to estimate course grade


Online Research
Research Interests