# moderation

1. ### Implications of low standard deviation for a moderator

Hello I have a model where Y = b0 +b1*X+ b2*Z +b3*XZ. Z is a moderator in my theory. In my data, Z is measured on a 5 point Likert type scale with mean = 3.27 and s.d. =.43. A reviewer wants to me to discuss the implications of what they consider "low" s.d. for the significance and...
2. ### Help - Moderation with dummies in Cox Regression

Hi, I am currently working on my masters thesis. I am testing how team change following an acquisition affects the survival of the acquisition itself (expecting a negative effect) and to do so I am using a Cox survival analysis. I have 2 moderators which a are 1/0 dummies, one is...
3. ### Some help for moderation analysis in SPSS?

Hey everybody! Im stuck with my psychology masters thesis. Im studying if narcissism and a level of education moderate peoples ability to evaluate their own logical reasoning skills. I assume that narcissism effects the congruence of evaluation and probably makes people to overestimate their...
4. ### Multiple comparisons in SEM

Hello, I am using the Multiple Group Analysis function in AMOS to compare three groups. I am using pairwise comparisons to compare group 1 with groups 2 and 3. Should I be applying a multiple comparisons technique, such as Bonferroni? I am using a maximum likelihood procedure, based on...
5. ### interaction plot in logistic regression

Dear All Hi I am Amir from Iran where we have no a well know psychologist especially in quantitative. I am working on a data with a dummy variable as dependent variable (BEH) and a continuous variable as independent variable (COP). Moreover I have a moderator variable that is continuous (Q3)...
6. ### Moderation - Which Variable?

Hi, I am running moderation analysis using regression in SPSS. I have read that when you have a significant moderation interaction either of the interacting IVs can be said to be the moderator. I am wondering if this is correct, or whether there is and indicator (other than theory) about which...
7. ### Can I calculate covariation for binary logistic output from SPSS

Hi, I am using SPSS to identify moderation relationships. I am using binary logistical regression when the outcome variable could not be transformed to normal, so have recoded into high and low groups. I am then using a very cool program I found on the internet to graph the moderation...
8. ### Moderated Regression Non-Signficant but Subgroup Correlation Significant??

Hi Guys, I'm having a bit of trouble trying to figure out some of my statistics and wonder if any one has some ideas for me? I've run a moderated regression analysis as I've read in many places that it is the best way to approach moderation, but it was not significant. I then divided my...
9. ### HLM-Longitudinal Analysis: Moderation in level 2 variables?

Hi, I am creating a growth model using HLM 7 where Level 1 is Occasion and Level 2 is Person. I am trying to see if I can test the moderation effect of one level 2 variable on another level 2 variable (does propensity for excitation (L2) moderate the effect of mood (L2) on arousal over...
10. ### Deciding on test and help with power, thank you!

Hi there, I'm a first year PhD student and I am a bit at a loss regarding which test to use, and how to calculate power for a grant proposal. Any help will be much appreciated! I'm running all my participants in two conditions (positive/negative), so a within-subject design My dependent...
11. ### Help with moderation analysis in SPSS for creativity research

I'm trying to test out some moderating variables on my data. I ran an experiment looking at metaphor and creativity, with 3 moderating conditions. I have a massive spreadsheet with 6 conditions: 1 control (no image), 1 neutral (a fish), one experimental (a lightbulb), and the experimental is...
12. ### Someone help me make sense of this regression analysis

Hello, I was reading a paper "Sociable and Prosocial Dimensions of Social Competence in Chinese Children: Common and Unique Contributions to Social, Academic, and Psychological Adjustment" by Chen et al 2000 (developmental psychology 36(3)), and was a little unsure how to interpret one of...

Hi all, I am working on a very complicated analysis and am quite lost! :confused: I am analysing data from a randomised controlled trial. I have 3 groups (treatment 1, treatment 2, waitlist), and 3 repeated measures (baseline, time 1, time 2). In addition, I have 7 possible continuous...
14. ### Significance of moderation

Hi there, I have 3 moderators. Following regression analysis only one moderator is significant. However, the R square change is just 0.02. I have decided not to include it in my model because of the following reason: "The significance of the model and the increase in R square was expected...
15. ### interaction help...

i have an nominal IV with four levels, an ordinal IV and ordinal DVs. I want to test for an interaction effect in which high levels of the ordinal IV produce high levels of the DV in just one of the nominal IV levels. I have only learnt how to create an interaction term for SPSS GLM for...
16. ### Help - controlling for variables in moderation analysis

Hi everyone, I need some help with my dissertation analysis. I am doing a moderation analysis. I have 2 dummy coded categorical IVs, a continuous moderator, and a continuous DV. I understand how to run the moderation (variables in step 1 of regression, product terms in step 2)...
17. ### Moderation - help!

** Oops I meant to post this is the 'Psychology Statistics' forum. I've posted there, but cannot figure out how to delete this thread. Apologies for double posting! ** Hi everyone, I am new and hoping that you will be able to help me figure out which analysis is most appropriate. My...