Nonlinear Methods for Psychological Science:
Sample Schedule

Day 1

9:00-10:00 a.m. Welcome, Orientation & Introductions (breakfast available)
10:00-11:00 a.m. Intro to Nonlinear Dynamics & Self-Organization
11:00-12:00 p.m. Intro to Dynamics & Time Series
12:00-1:00 p.m. Lunch on your own
1:00-2:00 p.m. Data Collection
2:00-4:00 p.m. Dynamics from Distributions
4:00-5:00 p.m. Distribution Exercises
7:00-9:00 p.m. Opening Dinner

Day 2

9:00-10:00 a.m. Intro to Fractal Analysis & Scaling (breakfast available)
10:00-11:00 a.m. Standardized Dispersion Analysis & Exercises
12:00-1:00 p.m. Lunch on your own
1:00-2:00 p.m. Detrended Fluctuation Analysis (DFA) & Multifractals
2:00-3:00 p.m. DFA and Multifractal & Exercises
3:00-4:00 p.m. Continued: Multifractals
4:00-5:00 p.m. Relationships among Scaling Exponents and Analyses

Day 3

9:00-10:00 a.m. Intro to Recurrence Quantification Analysis (RQA) (breakfast available)
10:00-11:00 a.m. RQA using Categorical Data: Examples and Exercises
11:00-12:00 noon Continued: Categorical RQA
12:00-1:00 p.m. Lunch on your own
1:00-3:00 p.m. Cross RQA for Categorical Data: Examples and Exercises
3:00-5:00 p.m. Student-Instructor Data Consultations

Day 4

9:00-10:00 a.m. Phase Space Reconstruction (breakfast available)
11:00-12:00 noon RQA using Continuous Data
12:00-1:00 p.m. Lunch on your own
1:00-2:00 p.m. Continuous RQA: Examples and Exercises
2:00-4:00 p.m. Cross RQA using Continuous Data
4:00-5:00 p.m. Cross RQA: Examples and Exercises

Day 5

9:00-10:00 a.m. Continued: Cross RQA Examples and Exercises (breakfast available)
10:00-12:00 noon A Complex Systems Perspective on Psychology and Behavior
12:00-1:00 p.m. Lunch on your own
1:00-3:00 p.m. Student-Instructor Data Consultations
3:00 p.m. Adjourn

Participants and an instructor at the 2012 ATI

Participants and an instructor at the 2012 ATI.