Monthly Archives: February 2012

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Can correlation show causality?

Can correlation show causality?//Correlation does not equal to causation. (P&Q)≠(P→Q)٧(Q→P) Correlation refers to the departure of 2 variables from independence. In psychology, Correlation is defined as a statistical measurement of the relationship between two variables. Correlation is computed/calculated into the … Continue reading

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Is the term “approaching significance” cheating?

For the new semester and the new blogging life, I chose the topic that I found interesting, “Is the term “approaching significance” cheating?”  (cheating sounds fun!) 😛 When the result of a statistical test is significant, it means that it … Continue reading

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