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Module

PSY2010 : Statistics for Empirical Psychology

  • Offered for Year: 2020/21
  • Module Leader(s): Dr Kevin Wilson
  • Owning School: Psychology
  • Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
Semesters
Semester 1 Credit Value: 10
ECTS Credits: 5.0

Aims

To provide an understanding of statistical methods relating to Analysis of Variance and Regression and Correlation. The methods will include parametric and non-parametric techniques and will include appropriate computational methods.

In the modern age advanced analysis and interpretation of data has become universally important. The aim of the course is to enhance levels of both statistical literacy and numeracy. It will enable students to analyse their own experiments and interpret the reports of others.

Outline Of Syllabus

Review of z-tests, t-tests and Non-Parametric Methods for comparing two populations. One Way Analysis of Variance. Design and Analysis of Experiments. Planned Comparisons and Post Hoc Tests. Non-parametric Methods for Comparing Several Populations (Kruskal-Wallis & Friedman). Correlation, Simple Regression Analysis, Multiple Regression Analysis.

Teaching Methods

Module leaders are revising this content in light of the Covid 19 restrictions.
Revised and approved detail information will be available by 17 August.

Assessment Methods

Module leaders are revising this content in light of the Covid 19 restrictions.
Revised and approved detail information will be available by 17 August.

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Timetable