The Cholesky approach: A cautionary note
- John C. Loehlin
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Attention is called to a common misinterpretation of a bivariate Cholesky analysis as if it were a common and specific factor analysis. It is suggested that an initial Cholesky behavior genetic analysis should often be transformed into a different form for interpretation. Formulas are provided for four transformations in the bivariate case.
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- The Cholesky approach: A cautionary note
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- John C. Loehlin (1)
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- 1. Department of Psychology, University of Texas, 78712, Austin, Texas