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Unformatted text preview: α vs. p Alpha is the cut off determined for p (.05= take a 5% of being wrong) P value is based on the number calculated Choose the smallest p value – least likely to be wrong-coefficient will be closer to +1 or -1-closest to correlation line-eliminated most error-compare actual to predicted (tests if the prediction is good)-which one is closer? – less error- SS predicted : how spread out the scores would be based on the regression line...
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This note was uploaded on 10/04/2011 for the course PSYC 3990 taught by Professor Vandellen during the Spring '10 term at University of Georgia Athens.
- Spring '10