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Multivariate Applications Series

Series Editor: Lisa L. Harlow

This series of books offers highly accessible and widely applicable methodological topics that have broad appeal and are written in easy-to understand language. Sponsored by the Society of Multivariate Experimental Psychology http://www.smep.org/, it welcomes methodological applications from a variety of disciplines, such as psychology, public health, sociology, education, and business. Authored or edited volumes should feature one of several approaches:

  1. the application of a variety of multivariate methods to a single, major area of research;
  2. a methodological procedure or framework that could be applied to a variety of research areas; or
  3. a variety of perspectives on a controversial topic of interest to applied researchers.

Interested persons should e-mail: Lisa L. Harlow at LHarlow@uri.edu.

New and Published Books

11-20 of 27 results in Multivariate Applications Series
  1. Understanding The New Statistics

    Effect Sizes, Confidence Intervals, and Meta-Analysis

    By Geoff Cumming

    Series: Multivariate Applications Series

    This is the first book to introduce the new statistics - effect sizes, confidence intervals, and meta-analysis - in an accessible way. It is chock full of practical examples and tips on how to analyze and report research results using these techniques. The book is invaluable to readers interested...

    Published July 14th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Longitudinal Data Analysis

    A Practical Guide for Researchers in Aging, Health, and Social Sciences

    Edited by Jason Newsom, Richard N. Jones, Scott M. Hofer

    Series: Multivariate Applications Series

    This book provides accessible treatment to state-of-the-art approaches to analyzing longitudinal studies. Comprehensive coverage of the most popular analysis tools allows readers to pick and choose the techniques that best fit their research. The analyses are illustrated with examples from major...

    Published July 12th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Handbook of Ethics in Quantitative Methodology

    Edited by A. T. Panter, Sonya K. Sterba

    Series: Multivariate Applications Series

    This comprehensive Handbook is the first to provide a practical, interdisciplinary review of ethical issues as they relate to quantitative methodology including how to present evidence for reliability and validity, what comprises an adequate tested population, and what constitutes scientific...

    Published January 14th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Structural Equation Modeling With AMOS

    Basic Concepts, Applications, and Programming, Second Edition

    By Barbara M. Byrne

    Series: Multivariate Applications Series

    This bestselling text provides a practical guide to the basic concepts of structural equation modeling (SEM) and the AMOS program (Versions 17 & 18). The author reviews SEM applications based on actual data taken from her research. Noted for its non-mathematical language, this book is written...

    Published July 28th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Cognitive Assessment

    An Introduction to the Rule Space Method

    By Kikumi K. Tatsuoka

    Series: Multivariate Applications Series

    This book introduces a new methodology for the analysis of test results. Free from ambiguous interpretations, the results truly demonstrate an individual’s progress. The methodology is ideal for highlighting patterns derived from test scores used in evaluating progress. Dr. Tatsuoka introduces...

    Published May 22nd 2009 by Routledge

  6. Applied Data Analytic Techniques For Turning Points Research

    Edited by Patricia Cohen

    Series: Multivariate Applications Series

    This innovative volume demonstrates the use of a range of statistical approaches that examine "turning points" (a change in direction, magnitude, or meaning) in real data. Analytic techniques are illustrated with real longitudinal data from a variety of fields. As such the book will appeal to a...

    Published March 26th 2008 by Routledge

  7. Introduction to Statistical Mediation Analysis

    By David P. MacKinnon

    Series: Multivariate Applications Series

    This volume introduces the statistical, methodological, and conceptual aspects of mediation analysis. Applications from health, social, and developmental psychology, sociology, communication, exercise science, and epidemiology are emphasized throughout. Single-mediator, multilevel, and...

    Published January 17th 2008 by Routledge

  8. Multivariate Applications in Substance Use Research

    New Methods for New Questions

    Edited by Jennifer S. Rose, Laurie Chassin, Clark C. Presson, Steven J. Sherman

    Series: Multivariate Applications Series

    This edited volume introduces the latest advances in quantitative methods and illustrates ways to apply these methods to important questions in substance use research. The goal is to provide a forum for dialogue between methodologists developing innovative multivariate statistical methods and...

    Published May 15th 2007 by Psychology Press

  9. Item Response Theory for Psychologists

    By Susan E. Embretson, Steven P. Reise

    Series: Multivariate Applications Series

    This book develops an intuitive understanding of IRT principles through the use of graphical displays and analogies to familiar psychological principles. It surveys contemporary IRT models, estimation methods, and computer programs. Polytomous IRT models are given central coverage since many...

    Published May 15th 2007 by Psychology Press

  10. Modeling Intraindividual Variability With Repeated Measures Data

    Methods and Applications

    Edited by D. S. Moskowitz, Scott L. Hershberger

    Series: Multivariate Applications Series

    This book examines how individuals behave across time and to what degree that behavior changes, fluctuates, or remains stable. It features the most current methods on modeling repeated measures data as reported by a distinguished group of experts in the field. The goal is to make the latest...

    Published May 15th 2007 by Psychology Press