Academic Calendar - 2022

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2022
Western Main Campus

Psychology 2801F/G

RESEARCH METHODS IN PSYCHOLOGY I


This course will introduce students to the variety of ways to conduct research in psychology. Topics to be covered include the scientific approach to testing psychological theory; ethical issues in psychological research; developing and planning research projects; basics of measurement; survey research; best practices in research conduct.

Antirequisite(s): the former Psychology 2800E, the former Psychology 2820E, Psychology 2830A/B, Psychology 2840A/B, Psychology 2855F/G and Psychology 2856F/G.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 credits of Psychology at the 1000 level; Data Science 1000A/B and .5 credit of Year 1 Math from among the following courses: Calculus 1000A/B, Calculus 1301A/B, Calculus 1500A/B, Calculus 1501A/B, Mathematics 1225A/B, Mathematics 1228A/B, Mathematics 1229A/B, Mathematics 1600A/B, or Applied Mathematics 1201A/B, or registration in Year 2 of an Honours Specialization in Neuroscience with special permission from the program administrator. Math 1228A/B is recommended. Students who have completed Statistics 1024A/B (or other introductory statistics course) instead of Data Science 1000A/B must seek special permission of the instructor to enrol.

Extra Information: 2 Lecture Hours; 2 Laboratory Hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
Breadth: CATEGORY A i  
Subject Code: PSYCHOL

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