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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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).
Our approach is positivist paradigm and the methodology is quantitative to develop the descriptive correlational method research.
Underlying it there appears to be a version of the correlational method often associated with Paul Tillich.
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.
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.
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.
It will be published four times a year for professionals involved in the use of experimental and correlational methods and qualitative analysis.
However, even the construction of composite portraits based on commonalities results in representations of cases that are full of implications that can be tested with correlational methods applied to large samples.