Research Methods in Experimental Psychology

Labs

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LECTURES & LABS

Week 1

TUESDAY

Lecture

Welcome to Experimental Psych A280 (pdf 5361kb)

Research Group Assignments

ZOOM Meeting
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THURSDAY

Lecture

Chapter 1: Scientific Understanding of Behavior (pdf 276kb)

Research Project Approval Form Instructions

ZOOM Meeting
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See CANVAS for Ch 1-Scientific Understanding of Behavior

See CANVAS for Research Project Approval Form

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Week 2

TUESDAY

Lecture

Chapter 2: Where to Start: The Process of Research (pdf 2044kb)

ZOOM Meeting
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See CANVAS for Ch 2: Library Research Activity: Finding Primary Research Articles

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THURSDAY

Lecture

Introducing Internet & Library Research (pdf 591kb)

Literature Review & Sourcing Topics (pdf 1415kb)

ZOOM Meeting
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Literature Review & Sourcing Topics Presentations: For more resources see the "Literature Review Presentations & Sources" dropdown on the Toolbox webpage

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Week 3

TUESDAY

Lecture
ZOOM Meeting
Lab

Class Presentations: Lit Review & Sourcing Topics

Lab Materials
Vote for the Winner

THURSDAY

Lecture
ZOOM Meeting
Lab

Class Presentations: Lit Review & Sourcing Topics

Lab Materials
Vote for the Winner

Week 5

TUESDAY

Lecture

Chapter 3: Ethics in Behavioral Research (pdf 267kb)

Informed Consent Form Instructions

ZOOM Meeting
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See CANVAS for Ch 3-Ethics in Behavioral Research

Informed Consent Form

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THURSDAY

Lecture

Chapter 4: Fundamental Research Issues (pdf 457kb)

ZOOM Meeting
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See CANVAS for Ch 4-Hypothesis and Operational Definitions

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Week 6

TUESDAY

Lecture

Chapter 5: Measurement Concepts (pdf 427kb)

ZOOM Meeting
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See CANVAS for Ch 5-Reliability, Validity, and Reactivity

THURSDAY

Lecture

EXAM REVIEW #1

ZOOM Meeting
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Exam #1: Mult-Choice Questions Review (267kb)

Exam #1: Open-Ended Questions Review (267kb)

Week 7

TUESDAY

Lecture

EXAM #1

ZOOM Meeting

NO ZOOM MEETING

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THURSDAY

Lecture

Review-Writing an APA Format Research Paper (pdf 115kb)

Stroop Experiment: In-Class

ZOOM Meeting
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See CANVAS for Stroop Experiment WORKSHEET

Stroop Experiment APA Format Paper #1

Lab Materials

ARTICLE TO CITE: Stroop 1935 (pdf 872kb)


Take the Stroop Test!

Record Your Times!

Instructional Videos for Statistics

See the TOOLBOX webpage in the "APA Format, In-Text Citations & References" dropdown for an extended list of APA Format Resources


APA Format Guide

Example Final Research Paper w/o Notes(pdf 326kb)

Example Final Research Paper w Notes

Week 8

THURSDAY

Lecture

Chapter 7: Asking People about themselves: Survey Research (pdf 407kb)

Q & A for APA Research Proposal Paper

ZOOM Meeting
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See CANVAS for Ch 7-Survey Research Assignment

Begin APA Format Research Proposal Paper #2A

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Week 10

TUESDAY

Lecture

Chapter 8: Experimental Design (pdf 427kb)

ZOOM Meeting
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THURSDAY

Lecture

Chapter 9: Conducting Experiments (pdf 407kb)

ZOOM Meeting
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See CANVAS for Ch 9-Confounding Variables

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Week 11

THURSDAY

Lecture

Veteran's Day

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Week 12

TUESDAY

Lecture

EXAM #2

ZOOM Meeting

NO ZOOM MEETING

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Week 13

TUESDAY

Lecture

Chapter 13: Understanding Research Results: Statistical Inference (pdf 873kb)

ZOOM Meeting
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See CANVAS for Chapter 13 Exercise

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THURSDAY

Lecture

THANKSGIVING

ZOOM Meeting
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Week 14

TUESDAY

Lecture

Chapter 14: Generalizing Results (pdf 571kb)

ZOOM Meeting
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See CANVAS for Choosing the Correct Statistical Test

See CANVAS for Is it a Correlation or is it an Experiment

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Week 15

TUESDAY

Lecture

Q & A for APA Research Final Paper

ZOOM Meeting
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PRESENTATIONS: Group Research Projects

Evaluating Research Methods in Popular Media

THURSDAY

Lecture

EXAM REVIEW #3

ZOOM Meeting
Lab

PRESENTATIONS: Group Research Projects

Lab Materials

Exam #3: Mult-Choice Questions Review (pdf 270kb)

Exam #3: Open-Ended Questions Review


Week 16

TUESDAY

Lecture

FINAL EXAM #3

ZOOM Meeting

NO ZOOM MEETING

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THURSDAY

Lecture
ZOOM Meeting

NO ZOOM MEETING

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Peer Review

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