Basic Statistics

Course description:

Principles and methods of statistics used in psychology; understanding and interpreting psychological data. Typically covers descriptive statistics, hypothesis testing, z-tests, t-tests, ANOVA, correlation, regression, and chi-square analyses.

Course Schedule for a 15-week Fall/Spring Semester:

The following table provides a proposed 15-week schedule for a fall or spring semester. Materials follow the Nolan and Heinzen Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences; however, course materials are also provided from the Aron, Aron, and Coups Statistics for Psychology. Video links from the YouTube channel are attached to match course materials.

Download all materials at our OSF page:

All videos are recorded by Dr. B unless noted:

  • ^ = Rebecca Knoph
  • ` = Katherine Miller
  • + = Emily Klug
  • * = Jessica Willis

Additional Videos:

Topic Video Created by
Research Methods Theory Example 1 Cody Conner
Research Methods: Hypotheses Example 1 Cody Conner
Random Sampling & Assignment Example 1 Cody Conner
Z-Scores & Descriptive Statistics Example 1 
Example 2
Michael Mizer
Standard Deviation Example 1 Michael Mizer
Reliability Analysis in SPSS Example 1 Katherine Miller
Random Sampling & Assignment Example 1 Cody Conner
Z-tests & Statistical Power Example 1 Emily Klug