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correlation coefficient

a descriptive statistic measuring the degree of relationshipbetween two variables; for positive correlations, it is anumber which varies between 0.0 and + 1.0, and for negativecorrelations between 0.0 and -1.0; in both cases, the closerthe value is to I, the stronger the relationship between thetwo variables.

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June 22nd 2021

cognitive neuroscience

a hybrid discipline aimed at identifying the biologicalbases of cognitive processes by combining techniques forthe study of cognitive processes with measures of physiological processes.