Mann Whitney U or??

Hello all,

I need your help. I have a scenario which is about:

A psychologist wanted to examine whether social engagement and extroversion explain empathy. She was primarily interested in how much unique variance in empathy could be explained by extroversion, controlling for social engagement.

Which analysis do I have to use for this scenario? It would be great if you did help me.

Here is the data:


Not a robit
Why did you decide to stray away from linear regression? How are your variables formatted and what is your sample size?