SCREE PLOT

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Plot, in descending order of magnitude, of the eigenvalues of a correlation matrix. In the context of factor analysis or principal components analysis a scree plot helps the analyst visualize the relative importance of the factors.

SCREE PLOT: "Scree plots can help determine the most important factors in a study."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "SCREE PLOT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/scree-plot/ (accessed December 3, 2021).

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