Statistical Methods in Psychology II
Prof. Hugh Foley
A study of advanced techniques and controversial issues in experimental design and analysis. The course will emphasize computer analysis of a range of experimental designs. Three hours of lecture, two hours of lab per week. Prerequisites: PS217 and 306.
Social Psychology: Investigations of the Self
Prof. Holley Hodgins
This course offers an opportunity to acquire hands-on research experience and experimental skills in a small laboratory group. Students will read journal articles on selected topics in social psychology, design a study, collect data, and use a computer data analytic statistical package to analyze their data. Three hours of lecture and two hours of lab per week. Prerequisite: PS217, or consent of instructor.
Students will work with an individual faculty member to complete a major research project developed in Senior Research Project I. A final project will be submitted in thesis form to the faculty supervisor at least two weeks before the end of the term. Each student will make an oral presentation of the final project to the other senior thesis students and the psychology faculty. Prerequisites: PS375. May not be taken concurrently with PS378. May be used to fulfill the thesis requirement for honors in psychology.
Prof. Douglas Gutheil
Students will work with course instructor to complete a major written project. The project can be a synthesis of the literature in a particular topic of psychology, or an original theoretical formulation. The final project should demonstrate a conceptual integration of the material, and should demonstrate both originality and independence of work. In addition to the written project, each student will make an oral presentation summarizing the project. The written version of the project will be submitted at least two weeks before the end of the spring semester. Prerequisite: PS306. This course may by used to fulfill the thesis requirement for honors in psychology.