Analyzing Data

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Statistically analyzing and interpreting your collected data

How to conduct statistical tests...

- What is an Interaction?
- Interaction between two continuous variables
- Interaction between categorical and continuous variables
- What is a correlation?
- What is a partial correlation?

  • Other

- 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?

Other types of practical questions...

Data Screening

Missing Values



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