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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

21-27 of 27 results in Multivariate Applications Series
  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Conducting Meta-Analysis Using SAS

    By Winfred Arthur, Jr., Winston Bennett, Allen I. Huffcutt

    Series: Multivariate Applications Series

    Conducting Meta-Analysis Using SAS reviews the meta-analysis statistical procedure and shows the reader how to conduct one using SAS. It presents and illustrates the use of the PROC MEANS procedure in SAS to perform the data computations called for by the two most commonly used meta-analytic...

    Published July 13th 2001 by Psychology Press

  5. Conducting Meta-Analysis Using SAS

    By Winfred Arthur, Jr., Winston Bennett, Allen I. Huffcutt

    Series: Multivariate Applications Series

    Conducting Meta-Analysis Using SAS reviews the meta-analysis statistical procedure and shows the reader how to conduct one using SAS. It presents and illustrates the use of the PROC MEANS procedure in SAS to perform the data computations called for by the two most commonly used meta-analytic...

    Published June 1st 2001 by Psychology Press

  6. Item Response Theory

    By Susan E. Embretson, Steven P. Reise, 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 1st 2000 by Psychology Press

  7. What If There Were No Significance Tests?

    Edited by Lisa L. Harlow, Stanley A. Mulaik, James H. Steiger

    Series: Multivariate Applications Series

    This book is the result of a spirited debate stimulated by a recent meeting of the Society of Multivariate Experimental Psychology. Although the viewpoints span a range of perspectives, the overriding theme that emerges states that significance testing may still be useful if supplemented with some...

    Published August 1st 1997 by Psychology Press