correlational method

cor·re·la·tion·al meth·od

a statistical method, most often used in clinical and other applied areas of psychology, to study the relationship that exists between one characteristic and another in an individual.
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This study used a descriptive and correlational method. Using stratified random sampling, from 15 December 2015 to 28 September 2016, 150 nurses and 450 patients were selected respectively.
Most of the fMRI studies until now have used the correlational method ("At this moment subjects saw the screen of the smart phone and at the same time the reward areas in the brain seem to be activated) and these correlations do not imply a behavioral change, or buying behavior in the future.
Griffith) and the merits of a revised correlational method within practical theology (David Tracy).
144 faculty members were selected by using correlational method with regard to academic rank and based on stratified sampling.
Our approach is positivist paradigm and the methodology is quantitative to develop the descriptive correlational method research.
This is a quantitative research using correlational method. The purpose of this research is to study the relationship between self concept and ability to handle stress on academic achievement of student leaders in University Putra Malaysia.
Underlying it there appears to be a version of the correlational method often associated with Paul Tillich.
For others, Barth symbolizes the failure of neo-orthodox theology to develop some form of a correlational method which could allow a more adequate reflection on the relationship between God and the world and on the resulting requirements for appropriate Christian praxis.
I am unaware of any formal development of methods using such a Procrustean approach as a means of defining the number of components to rotate, but it may provide a more accurate measure than that of either the correlational method I used (Jackson 1993a) or that proposed by Mehlman et al.
The Christian community in particular has often explicitly or implicitly followed something like the correlational method of Tillich and allowed psychology to set the terms of engagement in dialogue.
Mulaik offers a textbook for a graduate first-semester course in advanced correlational methods for students of psychology, sociology, education, and other social sciences.
The structure of intelligence as currently understood depends on correlational methods, and more particularly on factor analysis, and it is worth remembering that adding a constant to everyone's scores on any given test makes no difference at all to its correlations with other tests.