Correlation And Prediction

2/15/02


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Table of Contents

Correlation And Prediction

Correlation

Types of Variables

Graphing: Scatter Plot

Patterns of Correlation

More Info on Correlation

Computing the Pearson Correlation Coefficient (r)

Degree of Correlation

Interpreting Correlations

Plots and Computations

Statistical Significance

Correlation Matrix from SPSS

Example

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Regression

Prediction

Terminology

Multiple Regression

Prediction with Z scores

Example

Managerís Stress example

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Prediction with Raw Scores

Number supervised (X): M=7; SD=2.37; Stress (Y): M=6; SD =2.61 EXAMPLE: Someone Supervising 3 employees

Last Yearís Psych 201 class

Example

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Terms

Multiple Regression

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Stepwise Multiple Regression

Excluded Variables

What you need to know

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Chapter 3 Summary

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