Survey of mathematical and computational modeling in psychology. Topics include psychophysical scaling, information processing, probabilistic choice, signal detection theory, model comparison, and Bayesian graphical modeling. Prereq: A grade of C- or above in 2300 and 3321; a grade of C- or above in 3321 and a grade of B or above in 3313 and Neurosc 3000, and Neuroscience major; or Grad standing.
Meets the following Psychology Major Goals:
Knowledge Base in Psychology
- Describe key concepts, principles, & overarching themes in psychology
Scientific Inquiry & Critical Thinking
- Use scientific reasoning to interpret psychological phenomena
- Interpret, design, & conduct basic psychological research
- Refine project-management skills