# Analyzing Data

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+ * [[What is "normality"?]]
* [[What is "normality"?]]
* [[Why is normality important?]]
* [[Why is normality important?]]
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* [[How do I deal with non-normality?]]
* [[How do I transform variables?]]
* [[How do I transform variables?]]
- - - *[[What is absolute change?]] - *[[What is absolute difference?]] - *[[What is the 68-95-99.7 rule?]] - *[[What is absolute error?]] - *[[What is boredom effect?]] - *[[What is adjusted R^2?]] - *[[What is bias?]] - *[[What are the types of bias?]] - *[[What is bimodal?]] - *[[What is grand mean?]] - *[[What is main effect?]] - *[[What are floor effects?]] - *[[What is the median?]] - *[[Wnat is a normal distribution?]] - *[[What is goodness-of-fit?]] - *[[What is a Type I error?]] - *[[What is a Type II error?]] - *[[What is the difference between a type I and type II error?]] - *[[What is bivariate correlation?]] - *[[What is test-retest reliability?]] - *[[What is effect size?]] - *[[What is the latent variable?]] - *[[What are ceiling effects?]] - *[[What is the difference between floor effects and ceiling effects?]] - *[[What is a positive linear relationship?]] - *[[What is parsimony?]] - *[[What is sampling error?]] - *[[What is factorial ANOVA?]] - *[[What is sampling bias?]] - *[[What is a one-tailed test?]] - *[[What is observer drift?]] - *[[What is a one-tailed test?]] - *[[What is the coefficient of determination?]] - *[[What is correlation?]] - *[[What is negative correlation?]] - *[[What is univariate statistics?]] - *[[What is central tendency?]] - *[[What are the different types of central tendency?]] - *[[What is a selection bias?]] - *[[What is a linear relationship?]] - *[[How is a linear relationship different from a nonlinear/curvilinear relationship?]] - *[[Are linear relationships helpful or harmful to a study?]] - *[[What is a nonlinear relationship?]] - *[[What is a positive correlation?]] - *[[How is a positive linear relationship different from a negative linear relationship?]] - *[[What is an ecological fallacy?]] - *[[What is inference?]] - *[[How does confounding impact the research?]] - *[[What is a representative sample?]] - *[[What is a direct relationship?]] - *[[What is confirmation bias?]] - *[[How is validity different from reliability?]] - *[[What is participation bias?]] - *[[What is raw data?]] - *[[What is a spurious relationship?]] - |Column2= - - *'''Statistical Tests''' - - [[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 analysis of variance (ANOVA)?]] - *[[What is a one-way ANOVA?]] - *[[What is the difference between one-way analysis of variance and two-way analysis of variance?]] - - *'''Other''' - - [[What is a scatterplot?]]
- - [[What is linearity?]]
- - [[Want help using SPSS?]]
- - [[What is "syntax" in SPSS?]]
- - [[Computational Modeling|What is Computational Modeling?]]
- - [[Rank-based nonparametric tests|What is a rank-based nonparametric test?]] - *[[What is alpha?]] - *[[What is a manipulation check?]] - *[[How does one conduct a manipulation check?]] - - *'''Transforming continuous into categorical variables''' - - [[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?]]
- - - *[[What is generalizability?]] - - *[[What are the types of reliability?]] - *[[What are marginal means?]] - *[[What are beta weights?]] - *[[What are paired-samples t-test?]] - *[[What is a between-subjects ANOVA?]] - *[[How is a between-subjects ANOVA different from a within-subjects ANOVA?]] - *[[What is a bimodal distribution?]] - *[[What is unimodal?]] - *[[What is the difference between bimodal distribution and unimodal distributions?]] - *[[What is a confirmatory factor analysis?]] - *[[What is a pairwise comparison?]] - *[[What is a secondary data analysis?]] - *[[What are the advantages/disadvantages of secondary data analysis?]] - *[[What is a robust procedure?]] - *[[What is best fit line?]] - *[[What is analysis of covariance?]] - *[[What is Cohen's d?]] - *[[What is inter-item reliability?]] - *[[How is interitem reliability different than interobserver reliability? ]] - *[[What is left-skewed distribution?]] - *[[What is power?]] - *[[What is statistical significance?]] - *[[What is the central limit theorem?]] - *[[What is the restriction of range?]] - *[[What is quantitative data?]] - *[[How is continuous data different than categorical data?]] - *[[What is regression to the mean?]] - *[[What is a one-way design?]] - *[[What is a randomized factorial design?]] - *[[How does variability impact research findings?]] - *[[What is the difference between descriptive statistics and inferential statistics?]] - *[[What are the criticisms of hypothesis testing?]] - *[[How do I calculate a sample size?]] - *[[When do I use univariate analysis?]] - *[[When do I use multivariate analysis?]] - *[[How do I choose the appropriate statistical test for my data?]] - *[[How do I create dummy variables?]] - *[[How do I control for familywise error?]] - - }} }} {{TabsBottomAD}} {{TabsBottomAD}}

## Latest revision as of 02:50, 22 November 2016

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