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Correlation & Causation in Math - Chapter Summary
Short, engaging video and text lessons clearly explain correlation and causation as well as response variable as the concept applies to statistics. Examples and definitions are used to simplify this material and make it accessible to all learners. Once you have completed your review of this chapter, you should be able to do the following:
- Differentiate between correlation and causation
- Interpret correlations
- Define response variable in statistical terms
Brief lessons take less than 10 minutes to review and can be accessed at any time, from any device. Lesson transcripts are also printable so you can create handy reference tools if needed. Take self-assessment quizzes to measure the depth of your knowledge following each lesson and track your progress through this chapter on your Dashboard.
1. Correlation vs. Causation: Differences & Definition
When conducting experiments and analyzing data, many people often confuse the concepts of correlation and causation. In this lesson, you will learn the differences between the two and how to identify one over the other.
2. How to Interpret Correlations in Research Results
Perhaps the most common statistic you'll see from psychology is a correlation. Do you know how to correctly interpret correlations when you see them? This lesson covers everything you need to know.
3. Response Variable in Statistics: Definition & Example
In statistics, a response variable is the variable about which a researcher is asking a question. He or she wants to know if this variable 'responds' to other factors being examined. This lesson gives you a better understanding of this concept.
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