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*[[What is the difference between a type I and type II error?]]
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*[[What is the difference between floor effects and ceiling effects?]]
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*[[How is a linear relationship different from a nonlinear/curvilinear relationship?]]
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*[[Are linear relationships helpful or harmful to a study?]]
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*[[How is a positive linear relationship different from a negative linear relationship?]]
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*[[How does confounding impact the research?]]
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*[[How is validity different from reliability?]]
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*[[How is a between-subjects ANOVA different from a within-subjects ANOVA?]]
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*[[What is the difference between bimodal distribution and unimodal distributions?]]
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*[[What are the advantages/disadvantages of secondary data analysis?]]
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*[[How is interitem reliability different than interobserver reliability? ]]
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*[[How is continuous data different than categorical data?]]
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*[[How does variability impact research findings?]]
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*[[What is the difference between descriptive statistics and inferential statistics?]]
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*[[What are the criticisms of hypothesis testing?]]
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*[[How do I calculate a sample size?]]
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*[[When do I use univariate analysis?]]
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*[[When do I use multivariate analysis?]]
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*[[How do I choose the appropriate statistical test for my data?]]
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*[[How do I create dummy variables?]]
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*[[How do I control for familywise error?]]
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'''General'''   
'''General'''   
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* [[Descriptive Statistics | What are "Descriptive Statistics"?]]  
* [[Descriptive Statistics | What are "Descriptive Statistics"?]]  
* [[Inferential Statistics | What are "Inferential Statistics"?]]  
* [[Inferential Statistics | What are "Inferential Statistics"?]]  
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'''Data Screening'''  
'''Data Screening'''  
* [[Purpose of Data Screening | What is the purpose of data screening/cleaning?]]  
* [[Purpose of Data Screening | What is the purpose of data screening/cleaning?]]  
* [[Data cleaning | Tips/tricks for Data cleaning]]  
* [[Data cleaning | Tips/tricks for Data cleaning]]  
* [[Checking Data Entry]]
* [[Checking Data Entry]]
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'''Missing Values'''  
'''Missing Values'''  
* [[Missing Values | Why do missing values occur?]]
* [[Missing Values | Why do missing values occur?]]
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* [[Identifying Missing Data | How do I identify if missing values are random or non-random?]]  
* [[Identifying Missing Data | How do I identify if missing values are random or non-random?]]  
* [[Dealing with Missing Data | How do I deal with missing data?]]  
* [[Dealing with Missing Data | How do I deal with missing data?]]  
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'''Outliers'''
'''Outliers'''
* [[What are outliers?]]  
* [[What are outliers?]]  
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* [[Detecting Outliers - Multivariate | How do I detect bivariate and multivariate outliers in my data?]]  
* [[Detecting Outliers - Multivariate | How do I detect bivariate and multivariate outliers in my data?]]  
* [[Dealing with Outliers | How do I deal with outliers?]]  
* [[Dealing with Outliers | How do I deal with outliers?]]  
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<span style="font-size:95%; font-weight: bold;">►</span> '''Normality'''  <br>
<span style="font-size:95%; font-weight: bold;">►</span> '''Normality'''  <br>
* [[What is "normality"?]] <br>
* [[What is "normality"?]] <br>
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* [[How do I deal with non-normality?]] <br>
* [[How do I deal with non-normality?]] <br>
* [[How do I transform variables?]] <br>
* [[How do I transform variables?]] <br>
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*[[What is absolute change?]]
*[[What is absolute change?]]
*[[What is absolute difference?]]
*[[What is absolute difference?]]
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*[[What is a Type I error?]]  
*[[What is a Type I error?]]  
*[[What is a Type II error?]]
*[[What is a Type II error?]]
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*[[What is the difference between a type I and type II error?]]
 
*[[What is bivariate correlation?]]  
*[[What is bivariate correlation?]]  
*[[What is test-retest reliability?]]  
*[[What is test-retest reliability?]]  
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*[[What is the latent variable?]]
*[[What is the latent variable?]]
*[[What are ceiling effects?]]
*[[What are ceiling effects?]]
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*[[What is the difference between floor effects and ceiling effects?]]
 
*[[What is a positive linear relationship?]]
*[[What is a positive linear relationship?]]
*[[What is parsimony?]]
*[[What is parsimony?]]
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*[[What is a selection bias?]]
*[[What is a selection bias?]]
*[[What is a linear relationship?]]
*[[What is a linear relationship?]]
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*[[How is a linear relationship different from a nonlinear/curvilinear relationship?]]
 
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*[[Are linear relationships helpful or harmful to a study?]]
 
*[[What is a nonlinear relationship?]]
*[[What is a nonlinear relationship?]]
*[[What is a positive correlation?]]
*[[What is a positive correlation?]]
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*[[How is a positive linear relationship different from a negative linear relationship?]]
 
*[[What is an ecological fallacy?]]
*[[What is an ecological fallacy?]]
*[[What is inference?]]
*[[What is inference?]]
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*[[How does confounding impact the research?]]
 
*[[What is a representative sample?]]  
*[[What is a representative sample?]]  
*[[What is a direct relationship?]]  
*[[What is a direct relationship?]]  
*[[What is confirmation bias?]]
*[[What is confirmation bias?]]
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*[[How is validity different from reliability?]]
 
*[[What is participation bias?]]
*[[What is participation bias?]]
*[[What is raw data?]]
*[[What is raw data?]]
*[[What is a spurious relationship?]]
*[[What is a spurious relationship?]]
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*'''Statistical Tests'''
*'''Statistical Tests'''
- [[Meta-analysis]] <br>
- [[Meta-analysis]] <br>
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*[[What is a one-way ANOVA?]]
*[[What is a one-way ANOVA?]]
*[[What is the difference between one-way analysis of variance and two-way analysis of variance?]]
*[[What is the difference between one-way analysis of variance and two-way analysis of variance?]]
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*'''Other'''
*'''Other'''
- [[What is a scatterplot?]] <br>
- [[What is a scatterplot?]] <br>
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*[[What is a manipulation check?]]
*[[What is a manipulation check?]]
*[[How does one conduct a manipulation check?]]
*[[How does one conduct a manipulation check?]]
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*'''Transforming continuous into categorical variables'''
*'''Transforming continuous into categorical variables'''
- [[Why transform continuous variables into categorical variables?]] <br>
- [[Why transform continuous variables into categorical variables?]] <br>
- [[How to dichotomize variables?]] <br>
- [[How to dichotomize variables?]] <br>
- [[Why cut into thirds or fourths instead of dichotomizing?]] <br>
- [[Why cut into thirds or fourths instead of dichotomizing?]] <br>
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*'''Composites'''
*'''Composites'''
- [[How do I create a composite of items?]]  <br>
- [[How do I create a composite of items?]]  <br>
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- [[How do I create a composite with items with different scale ranges?]] <br>
- [[How do I create a composite with items with different scale ranges?]] <br>
- [[How do I create a composite with items labeled in opposite directions?]] <br>
- [[How do I create a composite with items labeled in opposite directions?]] <br>
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*[[What is generalizability?]]
*[[What is generalizability?]]
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*[[What are the types of reliability?]]
*[[What are the types of reliability?]]
*[[What are marginal means?]]
*[[What are marginal means?]]
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*[[What are paired-samples t-test?]]
*[[What are paired-samples t-test?]]
*[[What is a between-subjects ANOVA?]]
*[[What is a between-subjects ANOVA?]]
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*[[How is a between-subjects ANOVA different from a within-subjects ANOVA?]]
 
*[[What is a bimodal distribution?]]
*[[What is a bimodal distribution?]]
*[[What is unimodal?]]
*[[What is unimodal?]]
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*[[What is the difference between bimodal distribution and unimodal distributions?]]
 
*[[What is a confirmatory factor analysis?]]
*[[What is a confirmatory factor analysis?]]
*[[What is a pairwise comparison?]]
*[[What is a pairwise comparison?]]
*[[What is a secondary data analysis?]]
*[[What is a secondary data analysis?]]
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*[[What are the advantages/disadvantages of secondary data analysis?]]
 
*[[What is a robust procedure?]]
*[[What is a robust procedure?]]
*[[What is best fit line?]]
*[[What is best fit line?]]
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*[[What is Cohen's d?]]
*[[What is Cohen's d?]]
*[[What is inter-item reliability?]]
*[[What is inter-item reliability?]]
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*[[How is interitem reliability different than interobserver reliability? ]]
 
*[[What is left-skewed distribution?]]
*[[What is left-skewed distribution?]]
*[[What is power?]]
*[[What is power?]]
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*[[What is the restriction of range?]]
*[[What is the restriction of range?]]
*[[What is quantitative data?]]
*[[What is quantitative data?]]
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*[[How is continuous data different than categorical data?]]
 
*[[What is regression to the mean?]]
*[[What is regression to the mean?]]
*[[What is a one-way design?]]
*[[What is a one-way design?]]
*[[What is a randomized factorial design?]]
*[[What is a randomized factorial design?]]
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Revision as of 00:05, 30 April 2012

Statistically analyzing and interpreting your collected data
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General

Data Screening

Missing Values

Outliers

Normality

- Meta-analysis
- Mediation
- What is an Interaction?
- Interaction between two continuous variables
- Interaction between categorical and continuous variables
- What is a correlation?
- What is a partial correlation?
- What is a point-biserial correlation?
- What is regression?
- What is a probabilistic causal analysis?
- What is analysis of covariance (ANCOVA)?

- What is a scatterplot?
- What is linearity?
- Want help using SPSS?
- What is "syntax" in SPSS?
- What is Computational Modeling?
- What is a rank-based nonparametric test?

- Why transform continuous variables into categorical variables?
- How to dichotomize variables?
- Why cut into thirds or fourths instead of dichotomizing?

  • Composites

- How do I create a composite of items?
- Why create a composite of items?
- How do I know when it is appropriate to create a composite?
- How do I create a composite with items with different scale ranges?
- How do I create a composite with items labeled in opposite directions?

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