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By Michael C. Roberts, Stephen S. Ilardi

ISBN-10: 0631226737

ISBN-13: 9780631226734

ISBN-10: 1405129026

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When the independent variable does not reflect an active manipulation, the chronological and causal relationships of two or more variables cannot be determined. As such, in a comparison of samples from two preexisting groups, the direction of causation between group membership and the dependent variable cannot be ascertained. For an 18 Finger, Rand excellent discussion of the difficulties inherent in inferring causation on the basis of correlation data, see Bollen (1989: ch. 3). Selection bias interaction.

Notes 1 2 3 4 The number of distinct correlations from an n × n correlation matrix is the number of lower or upper off-diagonal elements, or n(n − 1)/2. Therefore, a 5 × 5 correlation matrix has 5(4)/2 = 10 distinct elements, and a 10 × 10 correlation matrix has 10(9)/2 = 45 distinct elements. The familywise Type I error rate for a set of p comparisons is equal to 1 − (1 − α) p, where α is the per comparison Type I error rate. 226. In a repeated-measures ANOVA, the sphericity assumption refers to the assumption of equal variances among all possible difference scores – differences in DV scores based on all possible pairs of levels from the within-subjects IV.

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