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FSS:PSY117 Statistics - Course Information

## PSY117 Statistical Analysis in Psychology

**Faculty of Social Studies**

Spring 2009

**Extent and Intensity**- 1/1/0. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
**Teacher(s)**- doc. Mgr. Stanislav Ježek, Ph.D. (lecturer)

Mgr. Jan Širůček, Ph.D. (lecturer)

doc. Mgr. et Mgr. Jan Šerek, Ph.D. (seminar tutor) **Guaranteed by**- doc. Mgr. Stanislav Ježek, Ph.D.

Department of Psychology - Faculty of Social Studies

Contact Person: doc. Mgr. Stanislav Ježek, Ph.D. **Timetable**- Wed 8:00–9:40 P51 Posluchárna V. Čermáka
- Timetable of Seminar Groups:

*S. Ježek*

PSY117/SB: each even Wednesday 12:00–13:30 P21,*S. Ježek*

PSY117/SC: each odd Wednesday 10:00–11:40 U23,*J. Širůček*

PSY117/SD: each odd Wednesday 12:00–13:30 P21,*J. Širůček* **Course Enrolment Limitations**- The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.

**fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with**- there are 9 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
**Course objectives**- The main objective of the course is to introduce statsitics as a part of psychology and the elementary statistical concepts used in psychological research. Students will learn to passively and actively use these concepts. They learn to prepare data for analysis, compute elementary statitsics, test elementary hypotheses. They also learn to read and communicate statistical findings both in Czech and English.
**Syllabus**- 1. Data matrix, types of variables.
- 2. Graphical representation of data, frequencies and ditribution.
- 3. Measures of central tendency and variability, percentiles, z-scores.
- 4. Measures of association, graphical representation. Partial correlation.
- 5. Linear regression. 6. Probability, probability distributions. 7. Statistical inference, point vs. interval estimates. 8. Statistical hypothesis testing, significance, power, effect size, t-tests. 9. Basic tests for nominal and ordinal variables 10. One-way ANOVA.

**Literature****Assessment methods**- 3 written tests, 1 semester paper, final written exam.
**Language of instruction**- Czech
**Follow-Up Courses****Further comments (probably available only in Czech)**- Study Materials

The course is taught annually.

General note: Cvičení je děleno na tři skupiny. **Listed among pre-requisites of other courses****Teacher's information**- http://www.fss.muni.cz/psych/studium.html

- Enrolment Statistics (Spring 2009, recent)
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