Applied Multivariate Statistics

PSY 720

Applications of multivariate statistics in psychology and related disciplines. Topics include: MANOVA, factor analysis, principal components analysis, cluster analysis, multidimensional scaling, multiple logistic regression, and various approaches to longitudinal data analysis. Covers issues in applied data analysis such as a priori and post-hoc power analyses, transformation of data, and graphical/written/oral presentation of results. Data analyzed using the SAS statistical software package, as well as other specialty programs. Mandatory weekly lab sessions. Consent of instructor required. 3 units.