Flashcards in Correlations Deck (10):
What does a scattergraph look like for a positive correlation?
When one variable increases, so does the other
What does a scattergraph look like for a negative correlation?
When one variable increases, the other decreases
Why is there no independent variable?
There are co variables because it is a non experimental research method, no manipulation, just measuring existence
What does the data compare in terms of participants?
Usually data from the same participant
What type of data does it gather?
Why doesn't it show cause and effect?
Because it is looking for a relationship
What kind of data does is often use?
Self report data
What does each cross refer to on a scatter graph?
- shows relationship
- no individual differences
- allows investigation of unethical topics
- quantitative data - objective
- easy to interpret graphically