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Psychological Research: Correlations

Psychological Research: Correlations

Author: Barbara Ludins

This lesson will define correlations in psychological research and explore the various types.

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Psychological Research: correlations

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Terms to Know

How closely related different events, behaviors, or variables are to each other.

Correlational Study
A study that examines data from different sources to draw conclusions about how different psychological are related or relate to outside factors.

Positive Correlation
A relationship where when one factor increases, so does the other.

Negative Correlation
A relationship where when one factor increases, the other decreases.

A relationship where one factor leads to and makes another factor occur.