What is a Correlational Study? - Definition & Examples


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What is a correlational study?

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1. A correlation coefficient of 1 between variable A and variable B means that _____.

2. Correlational studies _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What are correlational studies and why are they used for experimenting? You can see how much you know about these studies and specific examples by using this quiz and worksheet.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Using these tools, you can check your knowledge of:

  • The meaning of correlation
  • Types of correlations
  • A strong correlation value
  • Numeric boundaries for correlation analyses

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about correlation
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about correlation values
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about the different types of correlation and interpret them correctly

Additional Learning

Cover more about these topics with the lesson What is a Correlational Study? - Definition & Examples. Review more about:

  • Examples of correlational studies
  • Components of these studies
  • The strength of correlation