SCATTER By N., Pam M.S. - April 28, 2013 Inclination of data points to deviate from one another. For instance, variance in scores spanning a progression of examinations on the same participant. SCATTER: "The plotted points were just a scatter across the graph." Related Psychology Terms VARIANCE FIVE-NUMBER SUMMARY DISPERSION PSYCHOLOGICAL TEST BETWEEN-GROUPS VARIANCE RESPONSE ACQUIESCENCE POOLED VARIANCE SCALE REPRODUCIBILITY BOX PLOT ODD-EVEN RELIABILITY Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SCATTER," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/scatter/ (accessed September 20, 2021).