8.1 Learning Objectives

After completing this lab, you should be able to do the following using R:

  • Calculate bivariate correlations between continuous variables.
  • Conduct significance tests of the correlation between two continuous variables.
  • Create an appropriate visualization for the relationship between two continuous variables.

Additionally, you should be able to do the following:

  • Report correlations in APA style.
  • Interpret the findings of a correlation test.