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Importance of statistic to psychology?

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Wiki User
07/19/2010

Statistics is critical to psychology. It is important to check data obtained in psychological studies and observations to make decisions if things occurred by chance or are related.

Often psychologist do studies and use statistics to evaluate these studies.

Also, psychologists look at behaviors and try to see what thing cause or are correlated with these behaviors. They also look at treatments and study weather or not they are effective and compare them to other treatments. All these things use statistics.