DEGREES OF FREEDOM

1. Number of elements free to vary in a statistical calculation. See chi-square distribution. 2. Motor control. The joints and muscles that move to produce a movement.

DEGREES OF FREEDOM: "Joe had a degree of freedom with his movements."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "DEGREES OF FREEDOM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/degrees-of-freedom/ (accessed October 21, 2021).
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