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  • "Correlation is not causation," I say, just to have something to say.†   (source)
  • I reminded him of those two correlating facts, and all three of my teammates started laughing.†   (source)
  • Everything Stewart sees is correlated with the rest of the video we have, and it helps map the world and everything in it.†   (source)
  • Mr. Walker: We found very little correlation between turnover and profitability ….†   (source)
  • Some don't correlate at all.†   (source)
  • The Officials in our new village checked my data; it correlated with my parents' statement.†   (source)
  • While that is intriguing, correlation does not constitute evidence.†   (source)
  • Romantic Quality always correlated with instantaneous impressions.†   (source)
  • Marley was able to clear an entire room with his silent, deadly flatulence, which seemed to increase in direct correlation to the number of dinner guests we had in our home.†   (source)
  • The example demonstrates that Aristotle's logic was based on the correlation of terms, in this case "living creature" and "mortal."†   (source)
  • I could chart the rise and fall of Moody's craziness over the past eight years of our marriage and correlate it with his professional troubles and even date certain peaks and valleys tied to unforeseen political events.†   (source)
  • But just because two things are correlated does not mean that one causes the other.†   (source)
  • We've set up a national center to receive and correlate information.†   (source)
  • His mood seemed to improve in exact correlation to Bella's health.†   (source)
  • Most of the children in the study became successful enough—bankers and doctors and lawyers and college professors—but almost none of them turned out to be real geniuses, and there was little correlation between a really high IQ and making a significant contribution to the world.†   (source)
  • We correlate high discharge events with the particular items that caused them and then we design our products and packaging accordingly.†   (source)
  • There's a strong correlation between countries where women are marginalized and countries with high maternal mortality.†   (source)
  • But having pried Mark's score from him, Cedric is anxious to round out a random sampling-to get some numerical comparisons to correlate with what he sees exhibited all around him in language, dress, and general worldliness.†   (source)
  • The study had shown a direct correlation between beauty and eye contact: the infants stared longer at the attractive women, suggesting that people's perceptions of beauty were instinctive.†   (source)
  • And there's no direct time correlation.†   (source)
  • Though Eve failed to see the correlation, she remembered her job and nodded.†   (source)
  • Then I correlate our arrival in the Past so that we meet the Monster not more than two minutes before he would have died anyway.†   (source)
  • Your English will improve very quickly as your brain begins to correlate it with your native language.†   (source)
  • Comparing the rising levels of arsenic with diary entries made by Baker's wife, Neff noted a correlation with visits from Wally Pollack, Baker's brother-in-law, who was in the habit of bringing imported German beer to Baker's house whenever he came calling.†   (source)
  • Soon—minutes—he would have every fact correlated with everything else he knows, discrepancies noted, probability values assigned to uncertainties.†   (source)
  • On each wrist was a gold watch, and the boy kept glancing at them as if to correlate time.†   (source)
  • I had spent weeks at work, studying, correlating statistics, going through reports, none of which actually help to reveal the truth of what it is like to be discriminated against.†   (source)
  • There had never been so many amateur scientists gathering facts for their own amusement-but there were few theoreticians correlating these facts.†   (source)
  • There's no way to trace it, unless you want to follow up an accidental correlation, like you got from the old man.†   (source)
  • It is not fortuitous therefore that the inflammatory promise she has been able to extend to me through that hyperactive organ of hers finds a correlation in the equally inflammatory but utterly spurious words she loves to speak.†   (source)
  • She sat at the alert all the way at Daddy's side as he drove, correlating the AAA Blue Book and the speedometer, often with the baby on her lap.†   (source)
  • As I pinned them up on the bulletin board, I couldn't help but notice there was some correlation between those who could not draw and those who could not write.†   (source)
  • Correlations of Benson's absences from home and burglaries in a neat semicircle around Buffalo.†   (source)
  • It seemed there was always close correlation between true believers and high body counts.†   (source)
  • I'm trying to find a correlation between the color and your mood, but I don't have it yet.†   (source)
  • When intermittents recur, try to correlate them with other things the cycle is doing.†   (source)
  • These correlations are clues for cause-and-effect hypotheses.†   (source)
  • And then we correlate that with their actual behavior—and the correlation is zero.†   (source)
  • And then we correlate that with their actual behavior—and the correlation is zero.†   (source)
  • In dreams, the condition of one's body didn't necessarily correlate.†   (source)
  • As psychiatric problems increase, the correlation with smoking grows stronger.†   (source)
  • * Larry Summers offers an example to emphasize the distinction between correlation and causation.†   (source)
  • Correlation, in short, is not causation.†   (source)
  • Although not everything correlates exactly, because I don't have a broken arm here like I did there.†   (source)
  • Consider now the police/murder correlation in a pair of real cities.†   (source)
  • In fact, the correlation was almost perfect.†   (source)
  • The overall correlation was now down to .†   (source)
  • He notes that there is an almost perfect correlation between literacy and ownership of dictionaries.†   (source)
  • There's no correlation between time here and time there.†   (source)
  • Perhaps abortion and crime are merely correlated and not causal.†   (source)
  • There's no correlation between time there and time here, right?†   (source)
  • You said there wasn't necessarily any time correlation.†   (source)
  • After all, there are several ways in which two variables can be correlated.†   (source)
  • Sunshine and rain, meanwhile, are negatively correlated.†   (source)
  • There are even more correlations, positive and negative, that shore up the abortion-crime link.†   (source)
  • ") The "Moratorium" argument rests on a fundamental confusion of correlation and causality.†   (source)
  • A regression analysis can demonstrate correlation, but it doesn't prove cause.†   (source)
  • Let's start with the positive correlation: books in the home equal higher test scores.†   (source)
  • From this jumble, he must determine which factors are correlated and which are not.†   (source)
  • But higher test scores are correlated with many other factors as well.†   (source)
  • There is a strong correlation—a negative one—between adoption and school test scores.†   (source)
  • One factor to look for would be a correlation between each state's abortion rate and its crime rate.†   (source)
  • A high socioeconomic status is strongly correlated to higher test scores, which seems sensible.†   (source)
  • So those factors are correlated, and that's nice to know.†   (source)
  • How should this correlation be interpreted?†   (source)
  • This correlation is further supported by the performance of Hispanic students in the ECLS study.†   (source)
  • Most people would look at this correlation and infer an obvious cause-and-effect relationship.†   (source)
  • It tends to be cold outside when it snows; those two factors are positively correlated.†   (source)
  • The book was filled with complicated sentences explaining Henrietta's cells by saying, "its atypical histology may correlate with the unusually malignant behavior of the carcinoma," and something about the "correlate of the tumor's singularity."†   (source)
  • "We have seen," Terman concluded, with more than a touch of disappointment, "that intellect and achievement are far from perfectly correlated."†   (source)
  • "Obviously we don't know," he says, "but there are nearly a dozen mysterious deaths recorded among the Dauntless from the past six years, and there is a correlation between those people and irregular aptitude test results or initiation simulation results."†   (source)
  • In 1994, when Boeing first published safety data showing a clear correlation between a country's plane crashes and its score on Hofstede's Dimensions, the company's researchers practically tied themselves in knots trying not to cause offense.†   (source)
  • In languages as diverse as Welsh, Arabic, Chinese, English and Hebrew, there is a reproducible correlation between the time required to pronounce numbers in a given language and the memory span of its speakers.†   (source)
  • But if a group of foreign students were brought in, or, say, medieval poems out of the range of class experience were brought in, then the students' ability to rank Quality would probably not correlate as well.†   (source)
  • Matthew continues, "The only problem with the genetic tracker is that being aware during simulations and resisting serums doesn't necessarily mean that a person is Divergent, it's just a strong correlation.†   (source)
  • So what does correlate with brain size?†   (source)
  • It's actually more about me, and an incident that you might find correlates with what you're feeling right now.†   (source)
  • Most people greatly underestimate the amount of information they learn in a lifetime, and the human brain is able to instantly correlate the information in a way that no other species—or machine—is capable of doing.†   (source)
  • The first can be found in the correlation between smoking and depression, a link discovered only recently.†   (source)
  • Scientists use something called a correlation to measure how closely one factor predicts another, and overall, the students' ratings correlated with the experts' ratings by .†   (source)
  • But even if there is only a modest correlation between what goes on in mice brains and ours, these findings do seem to square with Pomerleau's study.†   (source)
  • Scientists use something called a correlation to measure how closely one factor predicts another, and overall, the students' ratings correlated with the experts' ratings by .†   (source)
  • Other economists have noted that it's difficult to find any correlation between amounts of aid going to a country and development in that country.†   (source)
  • That reflects a very strong global correlation between rising education levels and declines in family size.†   (source)
  • We've tested thousands and thousands of people sitting in chairs, and one of the strongest correlations we've always found is between comfort and aesthetics.†   (source)
  • Scientists use something called a correlation to measure how closely one factor predicts another, and overall, the students' ratings correlated with the experts' ratings by .55, which is quite a high correlation.†   (source)
  • The times don't correlate, remember?†   (source)
  • It is a powerful—if limited—tool that uses statistical techniques to identify otherwise elusive correlations.†   (source)
  • The difference between the first and second questions is the difference between causality (question 1) and correlation (question 2).†   (source)
  • Here now are the eight factors that are strongly correlated with test scores: The child has highly educated parents.†   (source)
  • Nor, however, does using a computer at home turn a child into Einstein: the ECLS data show no correlation between computer use and school test scores.†   (source)
  • Culture cramming may be a foundational belief of obsessive parenting, but the ECLS data show no correlation between museum visits and test scores.†   (source)
  • After all, the ECLS data don't say that books in the house cause high test scores; it says only that the two are correlated.†   (source)
  • Consider again the eight ECLS factors that are correlated with school test scores: The child has highly educated parents.†   (source)
  • So if you just look at raw correlations between police and crime, you will find that when there are more police, there tends to be more crime.†   (source)
  • An analysis of the language used in real-estate ads shows that certain words are powerfully correlated with the final sale price of a house.†   (source)
  • The wide-ranging ECLS data offer a number of compelling correlations between a child's personal circumstances and his school performance.†   (source)
  • Three of the five terms correlated with a higher sale price are physical descriptions of the house itself: granite, Corian, and maple.†   (source)
  • How, then, can we tell if the abortion-crime link is a case of causality rather than simply correlation?†   (source)
  • According to the ECLS data, eight of the factors show a strong correlation—positive or negative—with test scores.†   (source)
  • Five of them have a strong positive correlation to the ultimate sale price, and five have a strong negative correlation.†   (source)
  • He is intrigued by this correlation but, like the "Moratorium" author, fails to see the direction in which the correlation runs.†   (source)
  • Among the most interesting revelations in the data is the correlation between a baby's name and the parents' socioeconomic status.†   (source)
  • Correlation is nothing more than a statistical term that indicates whether two variables move together.†   (source)
  • Obsessive parents might find this lack of correlation bothersome—what was the point of all those Mommy and Me classes?†   (source)
  • The ECLS data show no correlation, meanwhile, between a child's test scores and the amount of television he watches.†   (source)
  • A correlation simply means that a relationship exists between two factors—let's call them X and Y—but it tells you nothing about the direction of that relationship.†   (source)
  • This correlation exists even when controlling for a variety of factors that influence crime: a state's level of incarceration, number of police, and its economic situation.†   (source)
  • But a skilled practitioner can use it to tell how meaningful a correlation is—and maybe even tell whether that correlation does indicate a causal relationship.†   (source)
  • But how then to explain another famous study, the Colorado Adoption Project, which followed the lives of 245 babies put up for adoption and found virtually no correlation between the child's personality traits and those of his adopted parents?†   (source)
  • It's possible that X causes Y; it's also possible that Y causes X; and it may be that X and Y are both being caused by some other factor, Z. Think about this correlation: cities with a lot of murders also tend to have a lot of police officers.†   (source)
  • The secand is the absence of a correlation between lynchings and Klan membership: there were actually more lynchings of blacks between 1900 and 1909, when the Klan was dormant, than during the 1920s, when the Klan had millions of members—which suggests that the Ku Klux Klan carried out far fewer lynchings than is generally thought.†   (source)
  • No, no, no, and no. Here's the breakdown: FIVE TERMS CORRELATED TO A HIGHER SALE PRICE
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    Three of the five terms correlated with a higher sale price are physical descriptions of the house itself: granite, Corian, and maple.†   (source)
  • Here are the top five names among high-end and low-end families, in order of their relative disparity with the other category: Considering the relationship between income and names, and given the fact that income and education are strongly correlated, it is not surprising to find a similarly strong link between the parents' level of education and the name they give their baby.†   (source)
  • You think it's really a correlation?†   (source)
  • "The correlation of the transcendental to the purely spatial in the building under discussion is entirely screwy," he said.†   (source)
  • But all the other cowboys regarded Link and his machine as some correlated species of demon.†   (source)
  • And now try to imagine that sort of answer from a man—forgive me for correlating the two.†   (source)
  • …of internship, when the thrills of fires and floods and murder became as obvious a routine as bookkeeping, when he had seen the strangely few ways in which mankind can contrive to injure themselves and slaughter one another, when it was merely wearing to have to live up to the pretentiousness of being The Doctor, Martin tried to satisfy and perhaps kill his guilty scientific lust by voluntary scrabbling about the hospital laboratory, correlating the blood counts in pernicious anemia.†   (source)
  • To begin with, Asa Griffiths, the father, was one of those poorly integrated and correlated organisms, the product of an environment and a religious theory, but with no guiding or mental insight of his own, yet sensitive and therefore highly emotional and without any practical sense whatsoever.†   (source)
  • If we have a large range of examples, if our observation is constantly directed to seeking the correlation of cause and effect in people's actions, their actions appear to us more under compulsion and less free the more correctly we connect the effects with the causes.†   (source)
  • "Did you ever hear the like?" said Mrs. Kimble, laughing above her double chin with much good-humour, aside to Mrs. Crackenthorp, who blinked and nodded, and seemed to intend a smile, which, by the correlation of forces, went off in small twitchings and noises.†   (source)
  • One begins to suspect at length that there is no direct correlation between eyelashes and morals; or else, that the eyelashes express the disposition of the fair one's grandmother, which is on the whole less important to us.†   (source)
  • Three: up to this point in the test, the fifteen students' answers were virtually uncorrelated.†   (source)
    standard prefix: The prefix "un-" in uncorrelated means not and reverses the meaning of correlated. This is the same pattern you see in words like unhappy, unknown, and unlucky.
  • …test of all:) How through those strains distill'd—how the rapt ears, the soul of me, absorbing Fernando's heart, Manrico's passionate call, Ernani's, sweet Gennaro's, I fold thenceforth, or seek to fold, within my chants transmuting, Freedom's and Love's and Faith's unloos'd cantabile, (As perfume's, color's, sunlight's correlation:) From these, for these, with these, a hurried line, dead tenor, A wafted autumn leaf, dropt in the closing grave, the shovel'd earth, To memory of thee.†   (source)
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