Quantitative Methods in
Psychology
July 27th, 2009: t-test week
Jeff Vietri
Corresponding to chapter 9 in the text
This week
We will cover the three t-tests
All of them are based on the same logic as
the z-score:
How likely are we, given the precision
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July 14th, 2009: z-scores
Jeff Vietri
Jeff
Corresponding to chapter 5 in the text
Corresponding
Today's Agenda
Today's
Go over homework
Answer questions
Quiz 2
Z-scores!
Don't forget the homework
Today: stan
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July 15th, 2009: probability!
Jeff Vietri
Jeff
Corresponding to chapter 6 in the text
Corresponding
Today's Agenda
Today's
Go over homework?
Discuss quiz?
Probability!
Making sense of probability
Notation
Ge
Quantitative Methods in Psychology
July 20th, 2009: probability and
sampling
Jeff Vietri
Corresponding to chapter 7 in the text
Todays Agenda
Review Quiz
Get ever closer to quantitative methods in
psychology
Sampling distributions
Standard error of the me
Quantitative Methods in Psychology
July 20th, 2009: probability and
sampling
Jeff Vietri
Corresponding to chapter 7 in the text
Todays Agenda
Review Quiz
Get ever closer to quantitative methods in
psychology
Sampling distributions
Standard error of the me
Hypothesis testing
July 21st
Corresponding to Chapter 8 in the text
Hypothesis Testing
Inferential Statistics use data from a sample to
gain information about a population
This population does not have to be real; it can be
theoretical
If so, called a tre
Hypothesis testing
July 21st
Corresponding to Chapter 8 in the text
Hypothesis Testing
Inferential Statistics use data from a sample to
gain information about a population
This population does not have to be real; it can be
theoretical
If so, called a tre
Psych Chapter 6-9 Review
Chapter 6
Classical conditioning
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o
o
o
o
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First described by Pavlov
When conditioned stimulus is paired with an unconditioned stimulus so the conditioned stimulus
will yield the same results as the unconditioned stimulus would
EXAM 1- February 20/21
Chapter 1- Introduction
1. The aim of many age limits set on adolescents is protection. Why do adolescents need to
be protected? Be able to discuss the various requirements and risks to be considered (and
that we considered in class
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July 13th, 2009: Variability
Jeff Vietri
Jeff
Corresponding to chapter 4 in the text
Corresponding
Today's Agenda
Today's
Review homework
Go over quiz
Answer questions
Chapter 4: Variability
Things are getti
Quantitative Methods in Psychology
July 9th, 2009
Jeff Vietri
Corresponding to chapter 3 in the text
Today's Agenda
Review
homework
Answer questions
Quiz!
Chapter 3: Measures of central tendency
Mean
Median
Mode
Don't
forget Monday's homework
Definin
Quantitative Methods in
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July 29th, 2009: t-test week
Jeff Vietri
Corresponding to chapter 11 in the text
Today's Agenda
Answer any questions about homework
Introduce paired-samples t-test
Compare t-tests
Repeated-sample t-test
Repeated-sampl
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August 3rd, 2009: ANOVA week!
Jeff Vietri
corresponding to Chapter 13 in the
corresponding
text
text
This week
Cover ANOVA
Logic of ANOVA
Only 2 chapters!
How does it work?
Why would we use it?
Types of ANOVA
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August 4th, 2009: ANOVA week!
Jeff Vietri
corresponding to Chapter 14 in the
corresponding
text
text
Effect Size
Effect
SSbetween
=
SSbetween + SS within
2
Gives the percent variance explained by
Gives
the tr
Quantitative Methods in
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August 4th, 2009: ANOVA week!
Jeff Vietri
corresponding to Chapter 14 in the
corresponding
text
text
Repeated Measures ANOVA
Repeated
Up until now weve just covered one-way
Up
ANOVA (the most basic type)
ANOVA
Correlation!
August 10th 2009
Jeffrey Vietri
This weeks agenda
Resolve questions about ANOVA
Any questions?
Correlation
Today!
Chi-Square
Tomorrow!
Final exam
Wednesday!
Todays Agenda
Correlation
What does the sign mean?
What does the number mean?
How do
Quantitative Methods in
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Chi-square: The final
lecture
August 11th 2009
Jeffrey Vietri
Todays Agenda
Learn some Chi-square stuff
Non-parametric hypothesis test
Its what we do with nominal data!
Review homework questions from Ch 15
Mention that I
Quantitative Methods in Psychology
July 7th, 2009:
Jeff Vietri
Corresponding to Chapter 1 in the text
What are 'statistics'?
Statistics:
a set of mathematical procedures for
organizing, summarizing, and interpreting
information.
Broadly speaking, statis
Quantitative Methods in Psychology
July 8th, 2009
Jeff Vietri
Corresponding to chapters 2 in the text
Frequency distribution
f
=n
X = f1(X1) + f2(X2) + f3(X3)
Percent of data in category A = fA/ f
Histograms:
bars touch because interval/ratio
data
Why
Lecture 8 - Cognitive changes cont'd
Cognitive changes
3. Metacognition is thinking processes/ stepping above your thinking- Thinking about thinking
Monitoring ones own cognitive activity during thinking
Increased thinking about our own thoughts
Increased