Statistical Methods in Brain and Cognitive Science

Graph illustrating z-distribution that tests significant difference in means.

z-distribution used in testing whether there is a significant difference in means. (Figure by MIT OCW.)

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MIT Course Number

9.07

As Taught In

Spring 2004

Level

Undergraduate

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Course Description

This course emphasizes statistics as a powerful tool for studying complex issues in behavioral and biological sciences, and explores the limitations of statistics as a method of inquiry. The course covers descriptive statistics, probability and random variables, inferential statistics, and basic issues in experimental design. Techniques introduced include confidence intervals, t-tests, F-tests, regression, and analysis of variance. Assignments include a project in data analysis.

Rosenholtz, Ruth. 9.07 Statistical Methods in Brain and Cognitive Science, Spring 2004. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/brain-and-cognitive-sciences/9-07-statistical-methods-in-brain-and-cognitive-science-spring-2004 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA


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