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Descriptive and

Inferential Statistics

PSY/315

PRESENTED BY

January 17, 2015

SHIRLEEN WHETSTONE, TASHA S.

Content Page

Title page

Description of the functions of statistics

Example of statistical functions

Definition of descriptive statistics

Definition of inferential statistics

Example I. relationship between descriptive and inferential statistics.

Example II. relationship between descriptive and inferential statistics.

Reference page

Description of the functions of

statistics

Introduction

Primary

Collect

Observe

People have a limited capacity of

memory

Statistics help condense an

overwhelming body of data

Help researchers "see" patterns and

relationships

Assist the human mind comprehend

disparate data as an organized

whole

Analyze

Interpret

Example of

Statistical Functions

(Statistics) tables showing the values of

the cumulative distribution functions,

probability functions, or probability

density functions of certain common

distributions for different values of their

parameters, and used esp to determine

whether or not a particular statistical

result exceeds the required significance

level.

Descriptive Statistics

According to Simply Psychology “Descriptive statistics is the term given to the analysis of data that

helps describe, show or summarize data (i.e. the sample) in a meaningful way such that, for example,

patterns might emerge from the data. Descriptive statistics do not, however, allow us to make

conclusions beyond the data we have analyzed or reach conclusions regarding any hypotheses we

might have made. They are simply a way to describe our data.

The central tendency of a distribution is an estimate of the "center" of a distribution of values. There

are three major types:

Mean: all values in a set of data are added together and divided by the number of values (N).

Median:...