Goodness of Fit Measures Table APA for Factor Analysis

This post is for social science researchers and research psychologists who are doing factor analysis and want to create tables with fit measures in R. If you do not fit that very narrow audience you might not find this post interesting. The Problem: How to take the fit measures of multiple models and place them into a table (APA style) that can be put directly into a paper. The solution:

Polls, Margin of Errors and Standard Deviations

See My App that Explains Standard Deviations Intuitively Here This coming week there are big primaries with lot of delegates up for grabs in New York. It seems from the polls that the both Trump and Clinton are ahead. How reliable are those polls? There are many ways to answer that question and it really depends on many complex considerations such as how the poll was taken, how many people

How Politicians Lie to You With Statistics

See shiny app here [dropcap]W[/dropcap]e are in the midst of an intense election season here in the United States and it seems that some politicians will say anything in order to get votes. This should come as no surprise. As my father used to tell me the one most important qualification needed to be a successful politician is to be an artful lier. One of the most efficient tactics used

Why I love Las Vegas: The Law of Large Numbers

(View the app I created that illustrates the Law of Large Numbers either before or after reading this article here) Las Vegas is caters to people’s vices of all kinds. Sheindy and I love visiting Sin City although we do not gamble, drink or partake in any of the other entertainment and activities designed to cater to human weakness. We go there because the accommodation is relatively inexpensive, family friendly

We (and our investments) Regress to Mediocrity

(Here is an interactive app I created to help you understand the ideas expressed in this post. Take a look either before or after reading the post. We all have days where we are much more productive than usual. At such times we feel good about ourselves and think that we are turning a new leaf in terms of our productivity. Overtime however, we often find ourselves reverting back to

The Normal Distribution – Explained Intuitively

Of all the people that you know how many of them are truly extraordinary in any domain? How many world-class dancers do you know? How of the people in the Forbes list of richest people do you personally know? Unless you are a professional dancer or are extremely wealthy, I already know the answer to these two questions: you most likely don’t know any. How do I know that? Well