REGRESSION OF Y ON X By N., Pam M.S. - April 28, 2013 Prediction of a dependent variable using an independent variable. Compare to: inverse prediction. REGRESSION OF Y ON X: "Regression of x on y uses both dependent and independent variables." Related Psychology Terms CONFOUNDS LINEAR REGRESSION REGRESSION EQUATION GROWTH FUNCTION LINEAR MODEL QUASI-EXPERIMENTAL RESEARCH INTERVENING VARIABLE CONTROL MULTIVARIATE ANALYSIS OF VARIANCE (MANOVA) BAR GRAPH Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "REGRESSION OF Y ON X," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/regression-of-y-on-x/ (accessed October 16, 2019).