PSYC 2001 T - Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology

A general introduction to research methodologies employed within contemporary psychology. Topics covered include research designs (experimental, quasi-experimental) and techniques (observations, surveys), basic descriptive statistics, and how to interpret and report research findings.
Precludes additional credit for NEUR 2001 and PSYC 2000 (no longer offered).
Prerequisite(s): PSYC 1001 and PSYC 1002.

Research Methods is designed to introduce you to the basic logic of research design and scientific psychology. While focusing on psychology, its main objective is to help you understand how to be critical consumers of scientific information.

You will learn about scientific methods, research ethics, and how these have been applied in psychological science. Historical and contemporary examples are provided to emphasize stability and change in scientific research.

CRN for section T: 21042

CRN for section TOD (optional Video On Demand service): 21043

In-class lecture time & location:
Mondays and Wednesdays, 6:05pm to 8:55pm, 103 SC

Instructor: Guy Lacroix

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