Positive Correlation in Psychology: Examples & Definition


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What is a correlation?

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1. Which of the following statements is an example of a positive correlation?

2. Which of the following statements about correlations is NOT correct?

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About this Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will help you quickly assess your understanding of positive correlation. You will be quizzed on correlations and how they relate variables with one another.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Quiz questions will assess your understanding of the following topics:

  • Correlation definition and qualities
  • Positive correlation example
  • Facts regarding positive correlations

Skills Practiced

By answering the quiz questions, students will be able to practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related positive correlation lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main terms, such as correlation
  • Critical thinking- apply relevant concepts to examine information about positive correlation in a different light
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about qualities of correlations

Additional Learning

To review concepts related to positive correlation, read through the brief lesson called Positive Correlation in Psychology: Examples, Definition & Quiz. This lesson will help you:

  • Define positive correlation
  • Identify the difference between positive and negative correlation
  • Learn about the strength of a correlation
  • Determine the line of best fit by using a scatterplot