Class Notes (839,483)
Canada (511,363)
York University (35,583)
Psychology (4,109)
PSYC 3031 (5)
Lecture 3

PSYC 3031 Lecture 3: LECTURE 3 - JANUARY 24TH 2017
Premium

2 Pages
78 Views

Department
Psychology
Course Code
PSYC 3031
Professor
Christopher Green

This preview shows 80% of the first page. Sign up to view the full 2 pages of the document.
Description
LECTURE 3 – JANUARY 24 2017H -LOOK AT DATA BEFORE ANALYZING, stats methods can only tell you very specific things -only by looking at it visually, you become very familiar with it + know it, including which statistical techniques that might be appropriate + valuable to use -using graphs are great – esp grouped histogram -data “smoothing” -sometimes you don’t want smoothing to make a point -can we combine accuracy of raw data and simplicity of visual data? Yes -use stem + leaf plot -can look at more than 2 groups with pie charts – terrible for data display -bar charts are better -stacked bar charts for info within bars -Box and Whisker: Q1 and Q4 is 1.5xIQR -need number line or its useless -scatterplots with trendlines -scatterplots appear simple but can be deceptively complicated, relationship you see may not be generated by the variables you think you are studying (confounds) -beware of making snap judgments about relationship between variables, especially causal ones, on the basis of simple scatte
More Less
Unlock Document

Only 80% of the first page are available for preview. Some parts have been intentionally blurred.

Unlock Document
You're Reading a Preview

Unlock to view full version

Unlock Document

Log In


OR

Join OneClass

Access over 10 million pages of study
documents for 1.3 million courses.

Sign up

Join to view


OR

By registering, I agree to the Terms and Privacy Policies
Already have an account?
Just a few more details

So we can recommend you notes for your school.

Reset Password

Please enter below the email address you registered with and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Add your courses

Get notes from the top students in your class.


Submit