Direction of causation between shared and non-shared environmental factors.

@article{Ozaki2009DirectionOC,
  title={Direction of causation between shared and non-shared environmental factors.},
  author={Koken Ozaki and Jyuko Ando},
  journal={Behavior genetics},
  year={2009},
  volume={39 3},
  pages={321-36}
}
Determining the direction of causation between two related variables is an interesting and challenging problem. A simple regression model is a frequently used statistical tool to find out whether a dependent variable is significantly predicted by an independent variable; however using a simple regression model cannot determine the direction of causation, because the model fit takes no account of this direction. As an approach to this problem, non-normal structural equation modeling (nnSEM… CONTINUE READING

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