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Experimental Psychology (7118.3)

Level: Undergraduate Second Year Level
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 1
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Discipline: Discipline of Psychology


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  • Semester 1, 2019, FLEXIBLE, BRUCE (189090) - View
  • Semester 1, 2018, FLEXIBLE, BRUCE (179830) - View
  • Semester 1, 2017, FLEXIBLE, BRUCE (163875) - View
  • Semester 1, 2016, FLEXIBLE, BRUCE (153675) - View
  • Semester 1, 2015, FLEXIBLE, BRUCE (145633) - View

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In this unit, students further develop their understanding of research methods used in psychology. This unit discusses the most common experimental designs in psychology, and associated statistical techniques including t-tests, ANOVA, and nonparametric tests. Students will get experience performing these tests with a statistical package.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

1. Critique major research designs in psychology and identify the appropriate statistical analysis;

2. Analyse and interpret data from experimental research designs; and

3. Write a laboratory report in APA format.

Assessment Items

Contact Hours

Up to 4 hours per week.


6611 Introduction to Psychological Research OR 11398 Introduction to Research in Health Sciences
4309 Psychology 101 OR 11399 Understanding People and Behaviour OR Psychology 102 OR 10444 Foundations of Psychology



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