What is the difference between correlation and causation? And why is this important to know for someone doing social psychological research?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com September 19, 2018, 11:44 pm ad1c9bdddf - https://brainmass.com/psychology/social-psychology/difference-between-correlation-causation-337472
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 ...
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