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Presentation of Scientific Data - Chapter Summary
The lessons in this chapter review the presentation of scientific data. One of the topics covered is how to interpret the slope and intercept of a linear model. You'll also look at how to read both graphs and charts with scientific data. After completing the chapter, you should be prepared to:
- Discuss the types of graphs and charts used by scientists as visual aids to summarize their findings
- Construct and interpret scatter-plots from data
- Explain how psychologists analyze and test the significance of data
- Use slope and intercept to predict and understand statistical data
Our subject matter experts present the information in these lessons using plenty of examples to ensure the material is easy to understand. You can use the Help tab or your Dashboard to submit questions to instructors if you get stuck on a topic. A brief multiple-choice quiz is available for each lesson to test your knowledge. Each lesson is also accompanied by a full written transcript.
1. How to Read Scientific Graphs & Charts
How do scientists summarize their findings with visual aids? In this lesson, explore the different types of tables, charts and graphs that scientists use. Learn to read these effectively as a preview to your science studies.
2. How to Construct Graphs from Data & Interpret Them
After watching this video, you should be able to explain what a graph is, construct a scatter plot, and interpret scatter plots from scientific data. A short quiz will follow.
3. Statistical Analysis for Psychology: Descriptive & Inferential Statistics
What are the two main types of statistics used by psychologists? In this lesson, you'll start to see what psychologists need to do to analyze their data and test the significance of their results.
4. Interpreting the Slope & Intercept of a Linear Model
You've probably seen slope and intercept in algebra. These concepts can also be used to predict and understand information in statistics. Take a look at this lesson!
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