Psychology, G541, Data Analysis Revision Notes

  • suggest appropriate descriptive statistic/graphical representations of data (no inferential statistics required for this unit)
  • draw conclusions from data/graphs
  • sketch summary tables/graphs
  • identify and describe the differences between qualitative and quantitative data
  • suggest appropriate descriptive statistics for data in source material (mean, median, mode)
  • sketch appropriate summary tables/graphs from data in source material (bar charts, scattergraphs
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AS Psychology - G541 Psychological Investigations Revision Notes


Data Analysis
Specification Reference:

3.1 The data produced by a piece of research
Candidates should be able to:

· suggest appropriate descriptive statistic/graphical representations of data (no inferential
statistics required for this unit)

· draw conclusions from data/graphs

· sketch summary tables/graphs…

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AS Psychology - G541 Psychological Investigations Revision Notes
Mode Most common value(s) +Useful when data is in
categories

-Not useful when there
are several modes



Measures of Dispersion Range Highest to lowest value +Easy to calculate

-Affected by extreme
values

Standard Deviation Mathematical calculation +Precise, all values taken
into account…

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