11. Regression and Correlation

  1. Dieter Rasch1,
  2. Klaus D. Kubinger2 and
  3. Takuya Yanagida2

Published Online: 28 OCT 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781119979630.ch11

Statistics in Psychology Using R and SPSS

Statistics in Psychology Using R and SPSS

How to Cite

Rasch, D., Kubinger, K. D. and Yanagida, T. (2011) Regression and Correlation, in Statistics in Psychology Using R and SPSS, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119979630.ch11

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria

  2. 2

    University of Vienna, Austria

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 OCT 2011
  2. Published Print: 2 DEC 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470971246

Online ISBN: 9781119979630



  • inferential statistics, two characters;
  • regression and correlation;
  • deterministic relationships, dependencies;
  • stochastic relationships;
  • stochastic dependency;
  • functional relationships;
  • slope and intercept;
  • correlation coefficients;
  • hypothesis testing


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Regression Model

  • Correlation Coefficients and Measures of Association

  • Hypothesis Testing and Planning the Study Concerning Correlation Coefficients

  • Correlation Analysis in Two Samples

  • References