Ch 13: Descriptive Statistics in Psychology: Homework Help

About This Chapter

The Descriptive Statistics in Psychology chapter of this Research Methods in Psychology Homework Help course helps students complete their descriptive statistics in psychology homework and earn better grades. This homework help resource uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long.

How it works:

  • Identify which concepts are covered on your descriptive statistics in psychology homework.
  • Find videos on those topics within this chapter.
  • Watch fun videos, pausing and reviewing as needed.
  • Complete sample questions and get instant feedback.
  • Finish your descriptive statistics in psychology homework with ease!

Topics from your homework you'll be able to complete:

  • Uses for descriptive statistics
  • Frequency distributions
  • Measures of central tendency, including mean, median and mode
  • Measures of variability, including range, variance and standard deviation

7 Lessons in Chapter 13: Descriptive Statistics in Psychology: Homework Help
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What Are Descriptive Statistics? - Definition and Uses

1. What Are Descriptive Statistics? - Definition and Uses

This lesson is a simple walk-through of the common types of descriptive statistics and why they are important for understanding psychological research. You will likely be familiar with many of them but some you may not be.

Frequency Distributions: Definition & Types

2. Frequency Distributions: Definition & Types

This lesson explores the process of creating frequency distributions and histograms to give readers of your future scientific articles a numerical or visual way to understand the data you have presented.

Mean, Median & Mode: Measures of Central Tendency

3. Mean, Median & Mode: Measures of Central Tendency

By describing the data using central tendency, a researcher and reader can understand what the typical score looks like. In this lesson, we will explore in more detail these measures of central tendency and how they relate to samples and populations.

Measures of Variability: Range, Variance & Standard Deviation

4. Measures of Variability: Range, Variance & Standard Deviation

Looking specifically at range, variance, and standard deviation, this lesson explores the relationship between these measures and samples, populations, and what it says about your data.

What Is Descriptive Statistics? - Examples & Concept

5. What Is Descriptive Statistics? - Examples & Concept

Descriptive statistics are used to summarize data. Learn about the different kinds of descriptive statistics, the ways in which they differ from inferential statistics, how they are calculated, and more.

Perceptual Set: Definition and Examples

6. Perceptual Set: Definition and Examples

Perceptual set is our tendency to interpret things in certain ways based on previous experiences. This lesson explains perceptual set, provide examples, and ends with a quiz to determine what you have learned.

What is Bioinformatics?

7. What is Bioinformatics?

Have you ever heard of bioinformatics? In short, it's a branch of biology that uses computer science, statistics, math, and engineering to understand biological processes. Read this lesson to learn more.

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