2. It is well known that similarity in attitude, beliefs, and interests plays an important role in interpersonal attraction. Thus, correlation for attitudes between married couples should be strong. Suppose a researcher developed a questionnaire that measures how liberal or conservative one’s attitudes are. Low scores indicate that the person has liberal attitudes, whereas high scores indicate conservation. The following hypothetical data are scores for married couples. Couple wife husband A 11 14 B 6 7 C 16 15 D 4 7 E 1 3 F 10 9 G 5 9 H 3 8
Calculate person correlation and determine whether there is a significant correlation between attitudes for husbands and wives. Set alpha at .05 two tailed.