REGRESSION EQUATION By N., Pam M.S. - April 28, 2013 Equation which represents the association among the specific values of one variable and the noted values of a different variable. Permits prediction of the most likely value of a variable. REGRESSION EQUATION: "Regression equations are used in regression analysis." Related Psychology Terms REGRESSION OF Y ON X LINEAR REGRESSION CONTINUOUS VARIABLE MODERATOR VARIABLE BACKWARD ELIMINATION BETA WEIGHT BETA RHYTHM, BETA WEIGHT STEPWISE REGRESSION ERROR TERM CANADIAN PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION (CPA) Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "REGRESSION EQUATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/regression-equation/ (accessed September 21, 2019).