Confirmatory Factor Analysis for Applied Research, Second by Timothy A Brown

By Timothy A Brown

With its emphasis on useful and conceptual elements, instead of arithmetic or formulation, this available e-book has verified itself because the go-to source on confirmatory issue research (CFA). unique, worked-through examples drawn from psychology, administration, and sociology stories illustrate the approaches, pitfalls, and extensions of CFA technique. The textual content indicates find out how to formulate, application, and interpret CFA types utilizing renowned latent variable software program programs (LISREL, Mplus, EQS, SAS/CALIS); comprehend the similarities and changes among CFA and exploratory issue research (EFA); and document effects from a CFA learn. it's full of important suggestion and tables that define the techniques. The significant other web site (www.guilford.com/brown3-materials) deals info and software syntax records for many of the examine examples, in addition to hyperlinks to CFA-related assets. New to This variation *Updated all through to include vital advancements in latent variable modeling. *Chapter on Bayesian CFA and multilevel dimension types. *Addresses new issues (with examples): exploratory structural equation modeling, bifactor research, size invariance review with express signs, and a brand new technique for scaling latent variables. *Utilizes the newest models of significant latent variable software program packages.

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