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    proportion of explained variance

    Thank you, I will digest that for a moment. When I want to express the meaning of a "perfect" R2 =1 in my words it means that the predicted scores that our model provides us deviate to the same amount from the mean of y as the observed scores do ?
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    proportion of explained variance

    Alright thank you already I didn't have that point in mind. My understanding of a positive high r-value would be that it describes the frequency with which relatively high scores on x (compared to the mean of x ) tend to occur in cases in which also relatively high scores on y occur...
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    proportion of explained variance

    Hello everyone, I am studying psychology and I have set for myself the aim to get an intuitive understanding of what I learn in stats. It worked out well in the first year however now I got to models like linear regression and feel like I don't fully understand what's going on anymore. I can...