Past Sessions

13th December: Self-report questionnaires & Christmas session

Lead: Tim, Tom & Aja
Stats drop in and/or quiz.

Focus Paper:

  • Meade, A. W. and Craig, S. B. (2012). Identifying careless responses in survey data. Psychol Methods, 17. 437-455. doi. PMID.
  • Real-time Feedback (Three strikes, "Slow down…")
  • Recording response times
  • Faking scales
  • Infrequency scales
  • Consistency

Topic Page:: Questionnaires

29th November: Longitudinal models

Lead: Riccardo Marioni - CCACE, Department of Psychology

Topic Page:: Longitudinal models

15th November: Random Effects in Mixed Effects Regression

Lead: John Pate & Moreno Coco - School of Informatics
Abstract: I'll start by walking through an overview of mixed effects regression models: what they are, how they're different from standard regression, and why you might be interested in mixed effects models. Next, we'll look at some of the additional complicating issues that mixed effects models bring up. Specifically, we'll talk about model selection issues

Focus Paper: Barr et al (2012) "Maximal" random effects structures

Topic Page:: Random effects

1st November: Identification Problems in Personality Psychology

Presenter: Tim Bates

Focus Paper:

  • Borghans, L., Golsteyn, B. H., Heckman, J. and Humphries, J. E. (2011). Identification Problems in Personality Psychology. Pers Individ Dif, 51. 315-320. doi. PMID.

Thursday 18th October: Decision Points in Factor Analysis

Lead: Tom Booth & Aja Murray

Topic Page:: Factor_Analysis

Thursday 4th October: Multiple testing.

Lead: Aja Murray

Topic Page:: Multiple_testing

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