# anticorrelation meaning

**Noun:****anticorrelation**- A correlation in which large values of one variable are associated with small values of the other; the correlation coefficient is between 0 and -1

- negative correlation, indirect correlation

**Type of:**correlation, correlational statistics- A correlation in which large values of one variable are associated with small values of the other; the correlation coefficient is between 0 and -1

### Examples

- Would think that it could occur for both degeneracy and
*anticorrelation*with the average ( actual physical effects ). - This study also found a significant
*anticorrelation*between STS activation in the incongruent-congruent contrast and social subscale score on the Autism Diagnostic Interview-Revised, but not scores on the other subscales. - The Pearson correlation is + 1 in the case of a perfect direct ( increasing ) linear relationship ( correlation ), " 1 in the case of a perfect decreasing ( inverse ) linear relationship ( "'
*anticorrelation*"'), and some value in the open interval ( " 1, 1 ) in all other cases, indicating the degree of linear dependence between the variables.