Data Analysis and Methods of Psychological Inquiry
6 Units of Credit6 UOC
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This course provides students with knowledge about the characteristics of science, scientific method, experimental design and data analysis in behavioural sciences. It provides a comprehensive foundation in critical thinking, enabling students to design and execute experiments, analyse and interpret the results, scrutinise and critically evaluate published research and discriminate between evidence-based information and pseudoscience. The course progresses from a discussion of different methodological approaches and data collection techniques to descriptive statistics, foundation of hypothesis testing and the introduction of specific statistical tests.
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