Department of Psychology Title The Ohio State University

Psychology 5608

Introduction to Mathematical Psychology

Survey of mathematical and computational modeling in psychology. Topics include psychophysical scaling, information processing, probabilistic choice, signal detection theory, model comparison, and Bayesian graphical modeling.


Credit Hours: 3


Psych 2300 and 3321(H), or graduate standing.

Meets the following Psychology Major Goals:


Knowledge Base in Psychology

  • Describe key concepts, principles, & overarching themes in psychology


Scientific Inquiry & Critical Thinking

  • Use scientific reasoning to interpret psychological phenomena
  • Interpret, design, & conduct basic psychological research


Professional Development

  • Refine project-management skills

Psychology Major:


Psychology Minors:

Advanced elective for General Psychology

General Education:

Syllabus: View Sample Syllabus

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