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Psychology 242
Research in Psychology
Dr. David J. McKirnan

Week 12, Inferential Statistics:
t-tests & correlations.

Lecture notes

Key topics:Plato's Cave, w/text

This week we will discuss the t-test and correlation coefficient.  Along the way we will learn a set of basic statistical concepts, some of which are cited in italics here.

Lecture notes: Statistics notes # 2


Suggested background reading: "Introduction to Methods in Science" (or the eqivalent) in whatever text you are using.

Focus Modules:
The logic of Research: The allegory of Plato's Cave
Computing t
The Central Limit theorum

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