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Multivariate Applications Series

Series Editor: Lisa L. Harlow

This series of books was developed to encourage the use of rigorous methodology in the study of meaningful scientific issues and to describe the applications 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 - LHarlow@uri.edu .

New and Published Books

11-20 of 24 results in Multivariate Applications Series
  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. A Paul Meehl Reader

    Essays on the Practice of Scientific Psychology

    Edited by Niels G. Waller, Leslie J. Yonce, William M. Grove, David Faust, Mark F. Lenzenweger

    Series: Multivariate Applications Series

    This new book introduces a new generation to the important insights of Paul Meehl. In addition to selected papers from the classic reader, Psychodiagnosis, this book features new material selected from Meehl's most influential writings. The resulting collection is a tour de force illustrating...

    Published April 7th 2006 by Routledge

  9. Structural Equation Modeling With EQS

    Basic Concepts, Applications, and Programming, Second Edition

    By Barbara M. Byrne, Barbara M. Byrne

    Series: Multivariate Applications Series

    Readers who want a less mathematical alternative to the EQS manual will find exactly what they're looking for in this practical text. Written specifically for those with little to no knowledge of structural equation modeling (SEM) or EQS, the author's goal is to provide a non-mathematical...

    Published February 17th 2006 by Routledge

  10. Multilevel Modeling

    Methodological Advances, Issues, and Applications

    Edited by Steven P. Reise, Naihua Duan

    Series: Multivariate Applications Series

    This book illustrates the current work of leading multilevel modeling (MLM) researchers from around the world. The book's goal is to critically examine the real problems that occur when trying to use MLMs in applied research, such as power, experimental design, and model violations. This...

    Published December 1st 2003 by Psychology Press