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PSYC 250: Introductory Statistics

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Required Material

Data & Statistics

Below are a series of data, statistics, and dataset sources organized by area of focus. Each section and subsection is organized alphabetically. If you need other data sources other than what is listed here please let me know!


Aging & Elderly:

Children & Families:

Crime & Violence:

Economy, Poverty & Public Assistance:




Housing & Homelessness:

Scholarly Articles

While this class focuses on statistical methods of analysis, the articles in these databases can provide you with practical examples of said analysis in psychological research.

Other Useful Resources

Need Books or Articles We Do Not Own?

If you find any articles, books, or book chapters you would like to read but cannot access through the Pepperdine Libraries you can make a request for our staff to ask other libraries to send it to us. To request something, either locate it in the library catalog, open the individual library record, and click the request button. This will fill out the request form and all you need to do is update your information. You can also fill out the form manually following this link:

You can learn more about interlibrary loan through this guide here: