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PSYINT4 Psychological Research Methods I 5 ECTS
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Learning outcomes

Students will become familiar with variables, research settings and measuring methods typical for psychological research. After a successful completion of this course, students will understand the different stages of a psychological research process and are able to read psychological research reports from theoretical and empirical points of view.


An introduction to the principles of scientific thinking, the research methods used in psychology and the different stages of a research process.

Teaching methods

A book exam.

Teaching language


Modes of study

A book exam on the department's general examination day.


Numeric 1-5.

Study materials

1. Neale & Liebert, Science and behavior: Introduction to methods of research. Prentice-Hall 1986 or Salkind, Exploring research. Pearson 2006.
2. Stanovich, How to think straight about psychology, 4th edition. HarperCollins 1996 or later edition.

Belongs to following study modules

School of Social Sciences and Humanities
Psychology/ISSS (Psychology/ISSS)
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