correlational correlational

Definition(s):

  • (adj) relating to or employing correlation

Usage(s):

  1. The correlational style of argument is as apt to establish that, say, ice-cream sales cause homicides, since both peak at the same time of year.
  2. The correlational style of argument is as apt to establish that, say, ice cream sales cause homicides, since both peak at the same time of year.

News

  • Dubious Correlations That Make the News

    Sean Roberts and James Winters have evidently had it with dubious correlational studies of cultural traits. You know the kind: those viral-ready “countries who eat more chocolate win more Nobel prizes” sort of findings that regularly fill your news feed.
    on December 16, 2013     Source: Valley News

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