Infosys 271: Lecture

Brief description of Lecture: Lecture Slides
In this lecture, I went over the bascis of research design. I discussed the manipulation and control of Independent Variables (IV), the selction and emasurement of Dependent Variables (DV) and the various ways to control possible confounding variables. I also dicussed the whole concept of measurement and talked about the four levels of measurement: Norminal, Ordinal, Interval and Ratio.

Main References


Discussion on measurement scales

Elementary Concepts in Statistics  
Dependent vs. Independent Variables  
Discussion of Independent and Dependent Variables  

Other References


Methods in Behavioral research

Ccourse on psychology research methods