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Why do psychologists need to learn about statistics


Why do psychologists need to learn about statistics

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Event provided in partnership with Oxford University Press and Victoria Bourne.

Using research to enhance your studies and employability.

In this subject focused session, Victoria covers:

  • Statistics for your psychology studies
  • Statistics for your research
  • Statistics for your career

'40% of new psychology students do not realise that statistics is part of the psychology curriculum'
Ruggeri et al. (2008)

'Statistics is perceived as the hardest aspect of a psychology degree.'
Barry (2012)

Why Psychologists Need to Learn About Statistics


Why do psychologists need to learn about statistics

By Victoria Bourne - Professor Victoria Bourne is a teaching focused academic at Royal Holloway University
Her teaching is primarily around the methods and statistics used in psychological research.

Why do psychologists need to learn about statistics

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Starting Out in Methods and Statistics for Psychology: a Hands-on Guide to Doing Research

Starting Out in Methods and Statistics for Psychology: a Hands-on Guide to Doing Research

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