Skip to content
R for the Rest of Us Logo

This lesson is locked

Get access to all lessons in this course.

If the video is not playing correctly, you can watch it in a new window


Click on the transcript to go to that point in the video. Please note that transcripts are auto generated and may contain minor inaccuracies.

Your Turn

Perform a linear regression examining how iq predicts act_reading. Ask for standardized coefficients before calling for the summary of results. Is IQ a significant predictor of ACT reading scores? If so, what is the standardized coefficient?

Learn More

Read more about the lm() function in the stats package. If you’d like to learn more, check out this tutorial in YaRrr! The Pirate’s Guide to R by Nathaniel D. Phillips.

Although not covered in these videos, it should be noted that all previously covered statistics up to this point are essentially linear models. This blog post by Dr. Athanasia Monika Mowinckel nicely illustrates how we could have done all the statistics using the lm() function instead.

Have any questions? Put them below and we will help you out!

You need to be signed-in to comment on this post. Login.