Share
Explore BrainMass

difference between correlation & causation

What is the difference between correlation and causation? And why is this important to know for someone doing social psychological research?

Solution Preview

Correlation is a statistical concept, which is measured when one variable has a simultaneously occurring positive or negative or no effect on the second variable. When correlation is linked with multiple variables, multiple regression analysis or item response methods are employed to ...

Solution Summary

Research methods and statistics - difference between correlation and causation

$2.19