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Psychological Research: Correlations

Psychological Research: Correlations

Author: Barbara Ludins
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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


Correlation
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.


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