A meta-analysis (Anderson & Bushman, 2001) reported that the average correlation between time spent playing violent video games (X) and engaging in aggressive behavior (Y) in a set of 21 well-controlled experimental studies was .19. This correlation was judged to be statistically significant. In your own words: what can you say about the nature of the relationship?
Answer to relevant QuestionsIf "correlation does not imply causation", what does it imply? Discuss how nonlinear relations may result in small r's. What information should be included in the report of a Chi square test of contingency? What information should be included in a report of a bivariate regression? How can you report the effect size and significance test for each individual predictor variable?
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