What to do with outliers

IB Psychology: What to do with outliers

One of the common questions from students is whether they can "just get rid of outliers." The answer is - it"s complicated.Students should never simply discard data because they feel that it someone compromises the significance of their study. Any time that outliers are eliminated from a data set, that choice needs to be justified. Below is an explanation of the two ways that outliers may be eliminated: a practical...


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