15. Theory-Generating Methods

  1. Dieter Rasch1,
  2. Klaus D. Kubinger2 and
  3. Takuya Yanagida2

Published Online: 28 OCT 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781119979630.ch15

Statistics in Psychology Using R and SPSS

Statistics in Psychology Using R and SPSS

How to Cite

Rasch, D., Kubinger, K. D. and Yanagida, T. (2011) Theory-Generating Methods, in Statistics in Psychology Using R and SPSS, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119979630.ch15

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria

  2. 2

    University of Vienna, Austria

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 OCT 2011
  2. Published Print: 2 DEC 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470971246

Online ISBN: 9781119979630

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Keywords:

  • theory-generating methods;
  • path analysis;
  • linear structural equation models;
  • ‘exploratory’ methods;
  • configuration frequency analysis;
  • latent class analysis;
  • factor analysis;
  • psychological tests, oblique rotation;
  • inferential statistics;
  • Rasch model

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Methods of Descriptive Statistics

  • Methods of Inferential Statistics

  • References