3.1 Learning Objectives

After completing this lab, you should be able to:

  1. Install and load R packages.
  2. Understand why data visualization is a useful tool for science communication.
  3. Know and apply the APA guidelines for figures in APA manuscripts.
  4. Understand the basic “grammar of graphics” used by ggplot2.
  5. Apply the basic “grammar of graphics” to visualize data in R.