Welcome to another stupidly-long, but hopefully informative instructional on introductory statistical concepts. Today we tackle regression analysis. Use the menu links below to jump around if you need/want to get a quick bit of info on any topic:

**Menu**

1) Background: Correlation analysis [conceptually] explained

2) Correlation analysis and OLS linear regression

3) From guesses to predictions: The logic of using linear regression

*— a) Building the equation
— b) Interpreting regression
— c) What is OLS?
*4) Advanced Applications

5) Conclusion & Further reading