BOX PLOT By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 n. in exploratory data analysis, refers to a diagram which graphically displays numerical data in groups. These are arranged into five separate summaries which embody the median, the hinges, and the extreme scores. BOX PLOT: "The box plot is often described as a five-number data summary." Related Psychology Terms FIVE-NUMBER SUMMARY BOX PLOT CAUSE-AND-EFFECT DIAGRAM MATRIX BETWEEN-GROUPS VARIANCE TRI-MEAN BAR GRAPH PREESTABLISHED HARMONY DICHOTOMY FUNCTIONAL ANALYTIC CAUSAL MODEL (FACM) Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "BOX PLOT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/box-plot/ (accessed August 7, 2020).