Introduction to the Psychology Modules

PSYCH 167AC: Implicit Bias and Social Outcomes

Course Description: Traditionally, research on prejudice and stereotyping has focused on the psychological mechanisms that lead people to be biased against others. Recent research has begun to shed light on the psychological legacy of prejudice and stereotyping for their targets. This course will review the major contributions of each of these literatures, providing students with a broad understanding of both classic and current issues in the

Module Descrption: This module introduces students to correlation and regression analysis. Students pick from a set of datasets on health outcomes, and a set of datasets on implicit bias, both at the county level for the entire US. They then merge the two datasets by census code and measure correlation and regression to see if there are interactions between biases and health outcomes. The module is designed for students with little-to-no coding or statistics experience.