PSYC 301: Research Methods in Psychology

PSYC 301-208: Lab for Lecture 004
(Fall 2021)

10:30 AM to 12:20 PM M

Innovation Hall 203

Section Information for Fall 2021

In this course, students will: Learn and apply basic research methodology to topics in psychology, be able to critically evaluate evidence generated by psychological research and claims made in the popular press, develop an understanding of how to conduct research in psychology, and be able to explain and apply a number of methodological topics, including measurement, research design, replicability, ethics, and others.

This is the lab section to be taken in conjunction with the lecture section.

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Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 4

General research design in psychology, with an emphasis on experimental design and control. Topics include use of human participants in research, reliability and validity, observational methods, and survey and longitudinal designs. Notes: Students are strongly encouraged to take PSYC 300 concurrently. Laboratory work will include designing and running research studies and writing manuscripts using appropriate style and format. Limited to three attempts.
Specialized Designation: Writing Intensive in Major
Recommended Prerequisite: PSYC 100 and either PSYC 300, STAT 250, or STAT 350 or equivalent.
Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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