# correlations

1. ### Dissertation Trouble Using Correlations

Hello. I am having a problem with my dissertation and I was wondering if anyone is kind enough to help me out. I am running a within-subjects correlational study using two independent variables, Organizational Identity (OI) and Narcissistic Organizational Identity (NOI). I have 5 dependent...
2. ### Test for comparing correlation values. The winner is?

Hi everyone, my problem is relatively simple, but trivial. I've already read some topics about that, but I really need straightforward answers and/or opinions. I have data divided by one fixed effect (Emotion, with 2 levels: negative and neutral), and I have a covariate (reaction time) for...
3. ### remarkable correlations

Currently I'm writing my thesis on mindfulness and deviant workplace behavior. The mindfulness scale that I am using consists of four subscales (observing, acceptance, awareness and describing). Two of the control variables that I used are weekly contract hours and actual average weekly...
4. ### Beta weights and correlations

Dear all, I have used regression to explain a dependent variable with a number of independent variables. I expected independent variables which have higher correlations with the dependent variable to have higher beta weights in the regression model but this is not the case for some...
5. ### Correlation conundrum

Hi there, New to this forum, sought it out because I am having real trouble understanding what is going on with this weird correlation I am finding with my research! I am studying eating disorders and I have two samples: anorexic inpatients (n=328) and healthy controls (n=110). I am...
6. ### What type of correlation analysis should I use?

So I made a questionnaire with one part being sort of a quiz with right and wrong answers, along with "Don't Know" answers. I took all these, recoded them so that the right answers are 1 and the others are 0. After that, I used Compute to give out: right answers/total # questions. There are 13...
7. ### What statistical test do I use to tell if my data statistically significant?

This is for a PhD experiment I am working on. I have 5 types of rock samples. I am trying to understand how their ability to preserve a type of fossils differs and whether the difference is statistically significant. I determined the presence or absence of the fossil (using a spectroscopy tool)...
8. ### How to test using Spearman correlation in R?

Given such data X-Y 2-6 4-9 6- 3 8- 12 10- 15 When using pearson correlation it will be straight forward, however, when using spearman, should we arrange the data before running the test? Something like X- Order X ** Y - Order Y 2-1 ** 6 4-2 ** 9 6- 3 ** 3 8- 4 ** 12 10- 5...
9. ### Correlating factor scores and calculating marker scale scores

Hi, I am doing a lexical study, identifying personality factor structure of the Malay language adjectives. I have three datasets: 1) The Malay adjective checklist 2) The Big-Five Mini Marker scale 3) The 60 items HEXACO PI My research objectives are to: 1) Examine the factor...
10. ### One variable influencing the other

Hey everyone! I'm new to statistics and would really appreciate some help. I have this one project, that I need to finish, and the objective of it is to see if one variable has any influence on the other. More precisely, I need to know if anxiety can influence the performance on tests (test...
11. ### clustering similar lines (on chart)

Firstly sorry if this is the wrong forum for this question. I have a matrix made up of distances in meters and for every distance I have an R2 value, the chart I plot in excel is a simple line chart that shows a bunch of lines that could 'seem' to be clustered and have a relationship as the...
12. ### Simple regression vs Multiple regression - how to answer this question

I am working on an assignment and stuck on whether I need to use a simple regression or a multiple regression. Any help would be appreciated. Basically what I need to do is to find out whether or not the relationship/correlation between two variables (in this case Degree GPA and Grade 12...
13. ### Correlation Question - Challenging One !

I have got a case of: If we have a data set of 2 year (in terms of 24 months) for 2 attributes lets say X and Y .. The correlation between the 2 attributes in the first 12 months is highly positive and the correlation between the 2 attributes in the second 12 months is also highly positive...
14. ### finding correlations

It has been a while since I have taken statistics. I used to know it pretty well but now sadly it has been lost. I'm looking for help in finding correlations between two things. The tricky part is that I don't necessarily have numbers to go by. I'll give you an example. I want to know if a...