Who is this class for: This course is aimed at anyone who wants to improve their statistical inferences, either because you are preparing to do empirical research for the first time, or because you were never taught these important statistical concepts in a clear and accessible manner in the past. I didn't know most of the things you will learn in this course until well after I got my PhD, and I've tried to create the course I would have liked to have gotten when I started to do research. You should have some basic knowledge about calculating descriptive statistics, and how to perform t-tests, correlations, and ANOVA's (If you don't have this knowledge, try https://www.coursera.org/learn/basic-statistics first). We will use R in many of the assignments, but you don't need any previous knowledge of R - we will mainly use it as a fancy calculator.

Created by:   Eindhoven University of Technology

  • Daniel Lakens

    Taught by:    Daniel Lakens, Associate Professor

    Department of Human-Technology Interaction
Commitment7 weeks of study, 3 hours a week
How To PassPass all graded assignments to complete the course.
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Eindhoven University of Technology
Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) is a research-driven, design-oriented university of technology with a strong international focus. The university was founded in 1956, and has around 8,500 students and 3,000 staff. TU/e has defined strategic areas focusing on the societal challenges in Energy, Health and Smart Mobility. The Brainport Eindhoven region is one of world’s smartest; it won the title Intelligent Community of the Year 2011.
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Rated 4.9 out of 5 of 80 ratings

Very good!!! I like this course and the hair style of the professor. ^_^

Exactly what i needed. But now it

This course was very helpful indeed. My insight into these areas of statistics is now better than it was before, and it wasn't even a terribly painful experience! It was refreshing to have statistical concepts explained so clearly and - dare I say - sensibly. I have already recommended this course to several colleagues and will keep doing so. Thank you very much for putting together such a high-quality course!

Wonderful course! It was really well-conceived and I learned a lot. Would definitely recommend it to everyone interested in statistics!