This is a collection of my course handouts for PSYC 621 class. The materials are based on the book by McElreath (2016), the brms package (Bürkner 2017), and the STAN language. Please contact me for any errors (as I’m sure there are plenty of them).


Bürkner, Paul-Christian. 2017. “brms: An R Package for Bayesian Multilevel Models Using Stan.” Journal of Statistical Software 80 (1): 1–28.

McElreath, Richard. 2016. Statistical Rethinking: A Bayesian Course with Examples in R and Stan. Vol. 122. CRC Press.