This course provides you with a background of research methods and statistics relevant to psychological research. Topics covered will include applying descriptive and inferential statistics to understand real life phenomena, and the development of critical and analytical thinking skills to evaluate research and statistics. Special focus will examine ways of applying mixed methods to address various research questions. Lab assignments will provide you with opportunity to practice statistical techniques using the SPSS statistical software. View the Psy300 Fall 2015 Syllabus.