PSY 201 Methodology I

 

The aim of this course is to provide an introduction to the methods used in Psychology. It examiners the basics of : theoretical background of psychology, tools of psychological research and knowledge of statistics for psychology.

 

Course Content;

 

Different approaches to the study of Psychology.

Bases of knowing

Data collection methods in psychology

Introduction of measurements and statistics

 

Recommended Readings:-

1.      Haslam, A.S. &  Macgarty, C . 1998.  Doing Psychology; An Introduction to Research Methodology and Statistics.  London, Stage Publications.

2.      Bower, G. & Hilgard, E. 1981. Theories of Learning . (5th Ed) New York, Appleton of century Crofts.

3.      Gleitman, H. 1991. Psychology. (4th Ed) new York, W.W. Norton and Company.