Research Methods in Psychology

Catalog Number
PSYx365
Exam Type
Multiple Choice
Credit / Level
3.0 / Upper

Corresponds to a one-semester course in research methods in psychology. Measures understanding of the course material as well as the ability to apply this understanding in specific research situations. Focuses on the following content areas: experimental psychology and the scientific method, research ethics (APA Guidelines), alternatives to experimentation (nonexperimental designs), basic concepts of experimental research, experimental research designs, data analysis and interpretation, and writing research reports. Assumes knowledge of content typically learned in courses in introductory psychology and elementary statistics. (Multiple-choice examination.)

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