By Daniel B. Wright
In a fashion that's refreshingly attractive and readable, Daniel B. Wright and Kamala London describe the main necessary of those thoughts and supply step by step directions, utilizing the freeware R, to investigate datasets that may be positioned at the books’ web site through the SAGE homepage. suggestions lined during this publication comprise multilevel modeling, ANOVA and ANCOVA, direction research, mediation and moderation, logistic regression (generalized linear models), generalized additive types, and strong tools. those are all confirmed utilizing a variety of genuine learn examples carried out by means of the authors in each bankruptcy.
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2. Age in months (AGEMOS) as a numeric variable. Age in years (AGEYRS) as a numeric variable. AGEYRS <- trunc(AGEMOS/12) 3. 7 years becomes 5 years. This converts this variable into age in years. factor(AGEYRS) 4. , a factor). 5, and 10. 5 is because that splits the groups into 4–6 year-olds and the 7–9 year-olds. This will create a binary variable for age. If we use the first two methods these are simple linear regression between newfinal and the age variables. 24272 Coefficients: Estimate Std.
Factor(rep(c("control","$1","$20"),each=20)) We have to tell R that we want it to treat this sequence as a categorical variable, which in R terminology is a factor. 1All were asked for this money back at the end of the real experiment. Festinger and Carlsmith (1959: 207) said all ‘were quite willing’ to do this. Would this replicate? 2Another participant’s data were discarded because he asked for the female’s phone number and said ‘he would call her and explain things’ (p. 207) and wanted to stay around until she was done with the experiment so they could talk, presumably wanting to ‘debrief’ the young lady (who was the actual confederate).
Some of the description closely follows Wright and London. Research question: Does giving a small monetary reward create cognitive dissonance for doing an unpleasant task? Purpose: To show how to run ANOVAs with the lm function and how to use contrasts. In one of the classic studies of social psychology, Festinger and Carlsmith (1959) had participants spend about one hour putting spools onto a tray and turning square pegs a quarter rotation. It was designed to be boring and was! After participants finished this tedious task, the experimenter pretended as if the study was over and gave them a pretend debriefing.
Modern Regression Techniques Using R: A Practical Guide by Daniel B. Wright