Survey research and design in psychology/Lectures/Descriptives & graphing
This page is complete for 2014.
Lecture 03: Descriptives & graphing
Overviews descriptive and graphical approaches to analysis of univariate data.
- Steps with data
- How to approach data
- Parametric & non-parametric statistics & level of measurement
- Properties of the normal distribution
- Non-normal distribution
- Univariate descriptive statistics
- Univariate graphs
- Video: Science is beautiful - explores 3 different visualisations, Florence Nightingale (health), genome overlaps, ocean currents (Nature Video, Youtube, 5:30 mins).
- Video: Is Pivot a turning point for the web? - demonstrates the potential for dynamic data visualisation in order to discover patterns and links (Gary Flake, TED talk - 6:25 mins).
- Lecture slides (Slideshare)
- 2014 handouts:
These are the 2014 lecture recordings:
- Survey design (Previous lecture)
- Correlation (Next lecture)
- Level of measurement
- Normal distribution
- Descriptive statistics
- Summary of univariate descriptive statistics and graphs for the four levels of measurement (pdf)