Correlation and Causation in the Study of Personality

@inproceedings{Lee2012CorrelationAC,
  title={Correlation and Causation in the Study of Personality},
  author={James Jung-Hun Lee},
  year={2012}
}
Copy Abstract: Personality psychology aims to explain the causes and the consequences of variation in behavioural traits. Because of the observational nature of the pertinent data, this endeavour has provoked many controversies. In recent years, the computer scientist Judea Pearl has used a graphical approach to extend the innovations in causal inference developed by Ronald Fisher and Sewall Wright. Besides shedding much light on the philosophical notion of causality itself, this graphical… CONTINUE READING
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