Interpret with caution: multicollinearity in multiple regression of cognitive data.

@article{Morrison2003InterpretWC,
  title={Interpret with caution: multicollinearity in multiple regression of cognitive data.},
  author={Catriona M. Morrison},
  journal={Perceptual and motor skills},
  year={2003},
  volume={97 1},
  pages={
          80-2
        }
}
Shibihara and Kondo in 2002 reported a reanalysis of the 1997 Kanji picture-naming data of Yamazaki, Ellis, Morrison, and Lambon-Ralph in which independent variables were highly correlated. Their addition of the variable visual familiarity altered the previously reported pattern of results, indicating that visual familiarity, but not age of acquisition, was important in predicting Kanji naming speed. The present paper argues that caution should be taken when drawing conclusions from multiple… CONTINUE READING