IV is often called a predictor in multiple regression DV is often called a

Iv is often called a predictor in multiple regression

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IV is often called a predictor in multiple regression. DV is often called a criterion . - Allows you to see if A and B are related, while accounting for C - If C is held constant, will A and B still be related? - Regression in Popular Press: o “Controlled for” o “Taking into account” o “Correcting for” Mediation - Much of experimental psychology is aimed at determining whether there is a causal relation. Must isolate the cause. - Experiments can only contain a few causal variables, but much of life is more complicated. How satisfied are you with your job, your car, and your significant other? What causes? running speed from your height controlling for weight, what have I got? If I predict your therapy outcome from depression controlling for anxiety, what have I got?
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