# AP PSYCHOLOGY

## RESEARCH METHODS THINKING CRITICALLY WITH PSYCHOLOGICAL SCIENCE

### CORRELATION AND EXPERIMENTATION

 Question [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which correlation coefficient shows the WEAKEST correlation?
 A -0.13 B -0.87 C 0.54 D 0.89
Explanation:

Detailed explanation-1: -The magnitude of the correlation coefficient indicates the strength of the association. For example, a correlation of r = 0.9 suggests a strong, positive association between two variables, whereas a correlation of r =-0.2 suggest a weak, negative association.

Detailed explanation-2: -The strongest linear relationship is indicated by a correlation coefficient of-1 or 1. The weakest linear relationship is indicated by a correlation coefficient equal to 0.

Detailed explanation-3: -A correlation is a statistical measurement of the relationship between two variables. 2 Remember this handy rule: The closer the correlation is to 0, the weaker it is. The closer it is to +/-1, the stronger it is.

Detailed explanation-4: -Correlation Coefficient = 0.8: A fairly strong positive relationship.

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