Friday, April 26, 2013: 4:00 PM-5:15 PM
Convention Center: 201AB
|Presider:||Minsoo Kang, Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN|
|Speakers:||Weimo Zhu, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL; and Elena Boiarskaia, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL|
Many researchers have experienced the impact of unstudied/hidden variables during their studies. Without understanding the impact and taking these so-called mediation variables into the consideration of data analysis, the findings and conclusion from any study will likely be questionable. Fortunately, a set of statistical methods, known as the mediation analysis, has been developed to examine the impact of mediation variables. The purpose of this tutorial is to provide an introduction to this useful technique.
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