|Neuroscience 384M  / Psychology 384M - Syllabus|
Center for Perceptual Systems
Instructor: Lawrence K. Cormack
Office: SEA 4.228
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org (best way to get in touch with me)
Office hours: M 1:30pm-2:30pm, W 10:00-11:00am, and by appt.
T. A.: Joy Wyckoff
Office: SEA 3.324D
Office hours: Th 12:30-2:30 and by appt.
Meeting time: T.,TH. 11am - 12:15 pm
Meeting place: SEA 2.108
Unique numbers: 55135 (NEU) or 43270 (PSY)
Text: Howell, D.C., Statistical Methods for Psychology, 8th (or 7th) Edition. Available at the University Co-op and on the intergoogles.
Note: if you use the 7th Ed., you are responsible for making sure that you do the correct homework problems.
This course will provide a foundation in data analysis and inferential statistics. The topics covered will include exploratory data analysis, graphing and data visualization, curve fitting, sampling theory, traditional hypothesis testing, and Monte Carlo / Bootstrap methods.
Exams and grading:
There will be three exams, each contributing 25% to the final grade. Weekly homework assignments will contribute the remaining 25%. Homework will be penalized 2 points for being late (at all), and 2 additional points for each 24 hours that it is late.
The University of Texas at Austin provides upon request appropriate academic accommodations for qualified students with disabilities. For more information, contact the Office of the Dean of Students at 471-6259, 471-4641 TTY.
Tentative course schedule: