Review questions

Reflect on your understanding by working through these review questions.

  1. Describe the difference between a dependent and independent variable.
  2. What is the purpose of the elaboration paradigm?
  3. What is a zero-order table and how would you elaborate it?
  4. Define: replication, a spurious relationship, an intervening variable, specification and a suppressor relationship.
  5. What do standardised Beta coefficients contribute to path analysis?