PSYC 402 (08) - Statistics in Psychology

Statistics in Psychology

Durham   Liberal Arts :: Psychology
Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2021 - Full Term (02/01/2021 - 05/11/2021)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   40  
CRN: 50909
Design, statistical analysis, and decision making in psychological research. Probability, hypothesis-testing, and confidence intervals. Conceptualization, computation, interpretation, and typical applications for exploratory data analysis (including measures of central tendency, variability), t-tests, correlations, bivariate regression, one-way analysis of variance, and chi square. Introduction to computer methods of computation.
Department Approval Required. Contact Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Equivalent(s): PSYC 402H
Mutual Exclusion : ADM 430, ADMN 420, ADMN 510, BIOL 528, EREC 525, HHS 540, MATH 439, MATH 539, MATH 644, SOC 402, SOC 402H, SOC 502, SOC 502H
Only listed campus in section: Durham
Attributes: Quantitative Reasoning(Disc)
Instructors: STAFF

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
2/1/2021 5/11/2021 TR 11:10am - 12:30pm HS 150
Additional Course Details: 

You can buy the books (see booklist) cheaply online. Feel free to purchase the 1st or 2nd edition of Heiman STAT (lots of cheap, used copies can be found online). Note: There's no "access code" needed for the Heiman text. All you'll need is the book itself--no need to purchase anything else. DO NOT purchase e-book.


1) Heiman, G.W. (2015). STAT (Behavioral Sciences), 2nd edition. Wadsworth/Cengage ISBN: 978-1285458144 (Note: DO NOT purchase e-book; It’s not necessary to use the “access code” that’s provided with the text.) 2) Huff, D. & Geiss, I. (1993). How To Lie With Statistics. New York: W.W. Norton ISBN: 978-0393310726