Fall 2016

Statistics and Experimental Design

Listed in: Psychology, as PSYC-122

Formerly listed as: PSYC-22


Julia D. McQuade (Section 01)


An introduction to and critical consideration of experimental methodology in psychology. Topics will include the formation of testable hypotheses, the selection and implementation of appropriate procedures, the statistical description and analysis of experimental data, and the interpretation of results. Articles from the experimental journals and popular literature will illustrate and interrelate these topics and provide a survey of experimental techniques and content areas.    A one-hour weekly lab will be devoted to data analysis using statistical software.

Requisite: PSYC 100 or consent of the instructor. Limited to 30 students. Both semesters. Spring semester: Not open to first year students. Professor McQuade. 

PSYC 122 - L/D

Section 01
Tu 10:00 AM - 11:20 AM MERR 300A
Th 10:00 AM - 11:20 AM MERR 300A


Section 01
W 02:00 PM - 02:50 PM MERR 300B

This is preliminary information about books for this course. Please contact your instructor or the Academic Coordinator for the department, before attempting to purchase these books.

ISBN Title Publisher Author(s) Comment Book Store Price
Statistics for Behavioral Sciences 9th edition Wadsworth Gravetter, F.J. & Wallnau, L.B Amherst Books TBD

These books are available locally at Amherst Books.


Other years: Offered in Fall 2007, Spring 2008, Fall 2008, Spring 2009, Fall 2009, Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Fall 2012, Spring 2013, Fall 2013, Spring 2014, Fall 2014, Spring 2015, Fall 2015, Spring 2016, Fall 2016, Spring 2017, Fall 2017, Spring 2018, Fall 2018, Spring 2019, Fall 2019, Spring 2020, Fall 2020, Spring 2021, Fall 2021, Spring 2022, Fall 2022, Spring 2023, Fall 2023, Spring 2024, Fall 2024