Unformatted text preview: the relationship. Write in your guess below. o Scatterplot 1 _______ o Scatterplot 4 _______ o Scatterplot 2 _______ o Scatterplot 5 _______ o Scatterplot 3 _______ o Scatterplot 6 _______ Causality and Predictability • The presence of a correlation between two variables doesn’t prove that certain values on one vari-able ________________ high or low values on the other. It merely demonstrates that the two vari-ables are _____________________ in some way. • The relationship between two correlated variables has __________________________________ . This means that if a strong correlation exists between variables, then knowing a person’s score on one variable allows us to predict a person’s score on the other variable. PsychSim 5: Correlation 17...
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This note was uploaded on 02/18/2012 for the course PSY 100 taught by Professor Farthing during the Winter '08 term at University of Maine Orono .
- Winter '08