Lectures

This course assumes five 60-minute lectures to learn about the theory of experimental design and measurement. The Powerpoint Slides used in those lectures are available from the links below.

Lecture 1: Introduction to Experimental Design / types of experiments
(PowerPoint slides)

Lecture 2: Types of validity problems
(PowerPoint slides)

Lecture 3: Demand characteristics
(PowerPoint slides)

Lecture 4: Theoretical & Operational definitions
(PowerPoint slides)

Lecture 5: Variables and Levels
(PowerPoint slides)

A good book to accompany these lectures is:

Martin, D. W. (1999). Doing psychology experiments (5th Edition). Monterey, CA: Brooks/Cole.


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