Statistics in psychology II

Study level: Undergraduate study programme in psychology
Lecturers: Dragutin Ivanec,Ph.D., Mirjana Tonković, Ph.D., Koraljka Modić Stanke, Ph.D.
Language: Croatian
Semester: 2nd (summer)
Status: mandatory
Form of instruction with class hours: 30 hours of lectures, 30 hours of exercise
Prerequisites: Statistics in psychology I
Student evaluation: written and oral exam

Course description

Correlation; correlation coefficients, r, rho, f, serial correlation, coefficient of contingency, coefficient of curvilinear correlation. Using correlation coefficients: coefficient of determination; prediction of results. Multiple correlation. Partial correlation. One way analyses of variance. Introduction to general linear models. Effect size and statistical power. Main nonparametric statistical tests.


Course objectives

Understanding basic statistical concepts and their theoretical foundations important for their appropriate use in data analyses. Developing skills important for using statistical analyses in organizing and preparing data for psychological interpretation.

Required readings

Petz, B. (2004). Osnovne statističke metode za nematematičare. Jastrebarsko: Naklada Slap.

Kolesarić, V. i Petz. B. (2003). Statistički rječnik. Jastrebarsko: Naklada Slap.

Recommended readings

Aron, A. & Aron, E.N. (2002). Statistics for Psychology. Upper Saddle River: Prentice Hall, Inc.