Seeing the forest from the trees: When predicting the behavior or status of groups, correlate means.

@article{Lubinski1996SeeingTF,
  title={Seeing the forest from the trees: When predicting the behavior or status of groups, correlate means.},
  author={D. Lubinski and L. Humphreys},
  journal={Psychology, Public Policy and Law},
  year={1996},
  volume={2},
  pages={363-376}
}
  • D. Lubinski, L. Humphreys
  • Published 1996
  • Psychology
  • Psychology, Public Policy and Law
  • When measures of individual differences are used to predict group performance, the reporting of correlations computed on samples of individuals invites misinterpretation and dismissal of the data. In contrast, if regression equations, in which the correlations required are computed on bivariate means, as are the distribution statistics, it is difficult to underappreciate or lightly dismiss the utility of psychological predictors. Given sufficient sample size and linearity of regression, this… CONTINUE READING
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