[ExI] confounding

spike spike66 at att.net
Wed Sep 21 01:41:33 UTC 2016



On Behalf Of Henry Rivera
Subject: Re: [ExI] confounding


>…In statistics, a confounding variable (also confounding factor, a confound, a lurking variable or a confounder) is an extraneous variable <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Extraneous_variable>  in a statistical model <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Statistical_model>  …

Cool!  Thanks Henry, I learned a new thing this day.

>… While Spike is a Renaissance man, he still may not have been exposed to Research Design instruction like us psychologists. -Henry


You are too kind, sir, but I am older than you think.  I am more of a Dark Ages guy.  Bumpy club, knapped flint, that sorta thing.  Primitive.  Red in tooth and claw, savage, retro.  But I am working that so don’t give up on me.




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