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PSYC BC1010 Introductory Laboratory in Experimental Psychology. 1.5 point.

Prerequisites: Departmental permission via Barnard Department of Psychology Lab and Statistics Lottery (students enter lottery online the previous semester). Note: This introductory lab course is intended for students who have not previously been enrolled in a psychology lab course. It is also highly recommended for First Year and Sophomore students.
Corequisites: BC1001 or its equivalent. BC1001 may also may taken in the semeser prior to BC1010.

A laboratory-based introduction to experimental methods used in psychological research. Upon successful completion of this course, students will know how to review the primary literature and formulate a hypothesis, design an experiment, analyze data using statistical methods, communicate the results of a scientific study through oral presentation and written manuscript, and carry out research studies under ethical guidelines. Students will be able to apply the acquired knowledge in all disciplines of Psychology and will be prepared to engage in advance research in fields including, but not limited to, Cognition, Learning, Perception, Behavioral Neuroscience, Development, Personality, and Social Psychology.