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Statistical Methods for Cognitive Psychologists

Michaelmas 2002

  • Level

    • This is a course planned with the needs in mind of a graduate student starting as a PhD student at the MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences and related institutions. It will in addition be open to others e.g. research assistants, junior scientists, visitors.
  • Style

    • The presentation will be as fairly formal lectures, each aiming to outline a particular class of methods
    • to give examples of it being applied to realistic situations
    • to indicate how to implement it using software available at CBU
  • Location

    • Lectures will take place in the West Wing Lecture Theatre on Thursdays from 12 am till 1 p.m. and are being given by Ian Nimmo-Smith and Peter Watson who will welcome any feedback.

(Last updated 7October 2002)

Links to updated PowerPoint and PDF files of the lecture notes are being added during the progress of the course.




October 10

Peter Watson

Exploratory Data Analysis

October 17 [14:30 start]

Ian Nimmo-Smith

The Anatomy of Statistics: models, hypotheses, significance and power

October 24

Peter Watson

Simple and multiple linear regression

October 31

Ian Nimmo-Smith

The General Linear Model and complex designs including Analysis of Covariance

November 7



November 14

Peter Watson

Anova of balanced multi-factorial designs applied to between subjects designs, and single subject studies

November 21

Ian Nimmo-Smith

Repeated Measures and Mixed Model ANOVA

November 28

Peter Watson

Power analysis

December 5

Ian Nimmo-Smith

Post-hoc tests, multiple comparisons, contrasts and handling Interactions

December 12

Peter Watson

To look at the lecture notes for the Michaelmas 2001 course click here

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