CAUSAL ORDERING By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 1. Prinicple that states that causes must come before effects. See fals cause- reverse causality. 2. Used in PATH analysis. See causal latency and path. CAUSAL ORDERING: "Causal ordering always has the cause first then the effect." Related Psychology Terms CAUSAL ORDERING CAUSAL PATH FALSE CAUSE CAUSAL NEXUS CAUSAL PATH REMOTE CAUSE BAYESIAN BELIEF NETWORK CAUSAL AMBIGUITY CAUSAL ANALYSIS CAUSAL CHAIN Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "CAUSAL ORDERING," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/causal-ordering-2/ (accessed March 2, 2021).