Research Design and Analysis
An evaluation of research in psychology and the behavioral sciences. Includes work on research methods and design, and the application and interpretation of basic statistics.
- Explain the utility of research methods used to study behavior, cognition, and emotion.
- Differentiate instances of experimental research from correlational and other forms of quasi-experimental forms of inquiry.
- Correctly identify different levels of research data.
- Identify threats to reliability and validity in concrete instances of research efforts.
- Generate practical research designs in response to statements describing theoretical background and interest.
- Interpret ‘results’ sections of published psychological research papers by describing in words the meaning of the reported results.
- Apply basic statistical techniques to different types of data.
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