ERIC Number: EJ200536
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1979-Jan
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On the Nonintuitive Nature of the Correlation Coefficient: Subjective Estimation of Three-Variable Relations.
Strahan, Robert F.
Multivariate Behavioral Research, v14 n1 p115-23 Jan 1979
The misleading character of the correlation coefficient was investigated in two studies of intuitive statistical behavior: subjective estimation of partial correlation and subjective estimation of the minimum possible correlation between two variables given their equal correlation with a third. (Author/JKS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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