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Xin Tong

Associate Professor
Unit: College of Arts and Sciences
Department: Department of Psychology
Office location and address
1023 Millmont and 028 Gilmer Hall
485 McCormick Rd
Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
Robust and Interpretable Bayesian Quantile Longitudinal Analysis in Social and Behavioral Sciences
Source: U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF)
May 01, 2020 – April 30, 2023
Bayesian Longitudinal Data Modeling
Source: Association for Psychological Science
February 01, 2022 – January 31, 2023
PSYC 3559: New Course in Psychology
Credits: 1–4
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new topic in the subject area of psychology.
PSYC 3590: Research in Psychology
Credits: 2–3
An original experimental project is undertaken in which each student is responsible for the design and operation of the experiment. S/U grading. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: 14 credits of psychology and instructor permission.
PSYC 4500: Special Topics in Psychology
Credits: 3
Topical Offerings in Psychology
PSYC 5705: Introduction to Bayesian Methods
Credits: 3
This course will provide a practical introduction to classic and modern Bayesian methods, with an emphasis on applications in social sciences. Bayesian estimation for several widely used models in psychology will also be discussed.
PSYC 5725: RM: Practical Longitudinal Sustainability Studies
Credits: 3
Longitudinal data analytical techniques will be introduced to investigate sustainability issues.
PSYC 7507: Contemporary Issues: Quantitative Psychology
Credits: 2
Discusses contemporary developments in psychological theory, methods, and research. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in psychology or instructor permission.
PSYC 7670: Longitudinal Data Analysis
Credits: 3
This course will provide an introduction to the principles and methods (e.g., multilevel models, mixed-effects models, latent growth curve models) for the analysis of longitudinal data. Emphasis will be on data analysis and interpretation. Participants should be familiar with the general linear model (regression, analysis of variance) prior to taking this course.
PSYC 7720: Quantitative Methods II: Experimental Design
Credits: 4
Includes Chi-square tests for contingency tables, correlation, multiple regression, analysis of variance of one-way and factorial designs including repeated measures experiments, and analysis of covariance. Extension work with SPSS and MANOVA computer routines. Prerequisite: PSYC 7710 or equivalent.
PSYC 8998: Non-Topical Research, Preparation for Thesis
Credits: 1–12
For master's research, taken before a thesis director has been selected.
PSYC 9501: Topical Research
Credits: 1–12
Independent laboratory research undertaken with advisor. Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory and can be repeated. Instructor permission required.
PSYC 9998: Non-Topical Research, Preparation for Doctoral Research
Credits: 1–12
For doctoral research, taken before a dissertation director has been selected.
PSYC 9999: Non-Topical Research
Credits: 1–12
For doctoral dissertation, taken under the supervision of a dissertation director.