Each week, the one primary discussion board is one that is meant to be a resource. For this, you should respond to the following prompts:

One thing I feel I have a really good grasp on in this week’s materials is…[insert happy thing]
Next, your job is to “teach” us what [happy thing] is and something about it that would help someone else understand the concept/etc.
One thing I struggled with this week was…[insert sad thing], and why…the why could be a question, or a comment, or whatever.
{Optional} If you found a helpful resource to share regarding this week’s materials, you can share it here, and provide a brief explanation of said share. Do not share an item if you do not explain in words what it is and how it is helpful.
NOTE.1: if you are using a picture, video, etc., make sure to embed it in the post. Makes it easier as most people do not like downloading, etc. (https://documentation.brightspace.com/EN/semester_start/-/learner/faq_add_pic_to_discussion_post.htm)
NOTE.2: If you are providing examples, etc., do not use any items from the lecture or worksheet
Module 9: Multivariate Correlational Research
Chapter 9 features two multivariate techniques. Longitudinal, cross-lag panel designs are able to get at temporal precedence, and multiple regression helps researchers rule out some third variables. Two other sections of Chapter 9 are Pattern and Parsimony, which explains the scientific advantages of using a large, diverse set of correlational data to support a theory, and Mediation.
Learning Objectives
A year from now, you should still be able to:1. State why simple bivariate correlations are not sufficient for establishing causation.2. Explain how longitudinal correlational designs can establish temporal precedence.3. Explain how multiple-regression analyses help address internal validity (the third-variable problem).4. Describe the value of pattern and parsimony, in which a variety of research results support a single, parsimonious causal theory.5. Explain the function of a mediating variable.