Statistics Seminars

Statistics Seminars

Statistical Methods for Cognitive Psychologists – Michaelmas 2016

Lectures are held on Thursday mornings at 11am-12 noon in the Lecture Theatre, here at Chaucer Road:

6 Oct Exploratory Data Analysis
13 Oct Simple and multiple linear regression
27 Oct The General Linear Model and complex designs including Analysis of Covariance
3 Nov Categorical Data Analysis
10 Nov ANOVA of balanced multi-factorial designs: between subject designs, and single subject studies
17 Nov Repeated measures and mixed model ANOVA
24 Nov Post-hoc tests, multiple comparisons, contrasts and handling interactions
1 Dec Power analysis
8 Dec Latent variable models: factor analysis and all that


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 Unit.

Style: The presentation will be as fairly formal lectures, each aiming to:peter.watson

  • outline a particular class of methods
  • give examples of it being applied to realistic situations
  • indicate how to implement it using software available at CBU.

All talks will be given by Peter Watson of the CBU.

Talks will take place on Thursday mornings at 11 am, until noon, in the Lecture Theatre at the MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, 15 Chaucer Road, Cambridge CB2 7EF.