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*[[Interaction between two continuous variables]]
*[[Interaction between two continuous variables]]
*[[Interaction between categorical and continuous variables]]
*[[Interaction between categorical and continuous variables]]
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'''How to transform continuous into categorical variables'''
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*[[Why transform continuous variables into categorical variables?]]
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*[[How to dichotomize variables?]]
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*[[Why cut into thirds or fourths instead of dichotomizing?]]
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'''How to create composites'''
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*'''Other'''
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*[[How do I create a composite of items?]]
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- [[What is a scatterplot?]] <br>
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*[[Why create a composite of items?]]
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- [[What is linearity?]] <br>
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*[[How do I know when it is appropriate to create a composite?]]
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- [[Want help using SPSS?]] <br>
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*[[How do I create a composite with items with different scale ranges?]]
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- [[What is "syntax" in SPSS?]] <br>
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*[[How do I create a composite with items labeled in opposite directions?]]
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- [[Computational Modeling|What is Computational Modeling?]] <br>
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'''How to detect and deal with outliers'''
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- [[Rank-based nonparametric tests|What is a rank-based nonparametric test?]]
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* [[What are outliers?]]
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* [[Should I check for outliers?]]
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* [[How can I tell if outliers are influencing my data?]]  
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'''Transforming continuous into categorical variables'''
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* [[Detecting Outliers - Univariate | How do I detect univariate outliers in my data?]]  
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* [[Detecting Outliers - Multivariate | How do I detect bivariate and multivariate outliers in my data?]]
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* [[Dealing with Outliers | How do I deal with outliers?]]
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*'''Composites'''
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*[[What is a correlation?]]
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*[[What is the difference between descriptive and inferential statistics?]]
*[[What is the difference between descriptive and inferential statistics?]]
*[[What is the difference between a type I and type II error?]]
*[[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?]]
*[[What are the criticisms of hypothesis testing?]]
*[[What are the criticisms of hypothesis testing?]]
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*[[What is the purpose of graphing a scatterplot?]]
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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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*[[What is linearity?|Why is linearity important?]]
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*[[Want help using SPSS?]]
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*[[What is "syntax" in SPSS?|Why use syntax in SPSS?]]
'''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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* [[Data cleaning | What are the best tips/tricks for data 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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'''Outliers'''
 
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* [[Detecting Outliers - Univariate | How do I detect univariate outliers in my data?]]
 
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* [[Dealing with Outliers | How do I deal with outliers?]]
 
'''Normality'''   
'''Normality'''   
* [[What is "normality"?]] <br>
* [[What is "normality"?]] <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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