EXPLORATORY DATA ANALYSIS By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 Data analysis that will generate new research. Compare confirmatory data analysis. EXPLORATORY DATA ANALYSIS: "The exploratory data analysis gave the investigator new insights into research." Related Psychology Terms BIVARIATE BOTTOM-UP PROCESSING PROCESS ANALYSIS UTILITY STANDARDS BOTTOM-UP PROCESSING BOTTOM-UP ANALYSIS ARCHIVAL RESEARCH META-ANALYSIS PRIMARY DATA STATISTICAL ANALYSIS Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "EXPLORATORY DATA ANALYSIS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/exploratory-data-analysis/ (accessed January 27, 2020).