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*[[How do I create dummy variables?]]
*[[How do I create dummy variables?]]
*[[How do I control for familywise error?]]
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'''How to test interactions?'''
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'''How to transform continuous into categorical variables'''
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'''How to create composites'''
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* [[Detecting Outliers - Univariate | How do I detect univariate outliers in my data?]]
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*[[When to use univariate versus multivariate statistics?]]
*[[When to use univariate versus multivariate statistics?]]
*[[If my correlational data is not linear, what do I do?]]
*[[If my correlational data is not linear, what do I do?]]
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*[[General tips|What are some overall tips/tricks when analyzing data?]]
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*[[What is considered marginally significant?]]
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*[[What is the difference between a type I and type II error?]]
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*[[How is a correlation different than a partial correlation?]]
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*[[What are the criticisms of hypothesis testing?]]
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*[[Computational Modeling|Why would you want to use a computational model?]]
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*[[What is a scatterplot?|What is the purpose of graphing a scatterplot?]]
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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?]]  
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* [[Checking Data Entry|How to check for data entry errors?]]
'''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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'''Normality'''   
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<span style="font-size:95%; font-weight: bold;">►</span> '''Normality'''  <br>
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* [[What is "normality"?]] <br>
* [[What is "normality"?]] <br>
* [[Why is normality important?]] <br>
* [[Why is normality important?]] <br>

Latest revision as of 02:50, 22 November 2016

Statistically analyzing and interpreting your collected data
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How to conduct statistical tests...

How to test interactions?

How to transform continuous into categorical variables

How to create composites

How to detect and deal with outliers

Other types of practical questions...

Data Screening

Missing Values

Normality

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