CONTINGENT PROBABILITY

the likelihood, represented numerically from 0 to 1, that a certain element will happen if another element does. Irregularly high or low dependent likelihoods might, but don't always, indicate a cause and effect relationship between the elements.

CONTINGENT PROBABILITY: "The contingent probability that Jennifer would try out for cheerleading if Samantha sis was rather high."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "CONTINGENT PROBABILITY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/contingent-probability/ (accessed October 17, 2019).
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