Compare and contrast:
- , where is defined as
Variants of version 1 are often found in psychology journals. Rather than separating out reusable defintions, e.g., here of the logit function, many psychologists for some reason find it necessary to plug all bits of a formula in together at once to make a monster formula.
Here’s another example; two definitions of correlation:
(Okay, I cheated a bit with the second and left out definitions of covariance and SD.)
So the question: which do you find easier to understand?