CAUSAL CHAIN By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 The sequence of events that results in an effect. Also called causal path. CAUSAL CHAIN: "The causal chain follows the events leading the the effect." Related Psychology Terms CAUSAL CHAIN CAUSAL PATH CAUSAL PATH FALSE CAUSE CAUSAL ORDERING CAUSAL LATENCY CAUSAL ORDERING CAUSAL LATENCY BEHAVIOR EPISODE CAUSALITY Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "CAUSAL CHAIN," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/causal-chain-2/ (accessed January 17, 2021).