Psy 625 Week 2 DQ 1
DQ 1: More and more, we are asked to document impact
and to measure outcomes. We are asked to provide information about a
variety of things through as many varieties of ways. When we go to stores
and they ask us for a zip code or phone number. The list could go on and
on. You text talks about descriptive statistics and suggests that they
are used to make a group of numbers understandable in a research study.
While that is certainly the case, we use descriptive statistics in a number of
Can you think of ways that you might use descriptive statistics at work or in your personal life?