Factor Analysis Techniques?

Answer Factor analysis has become a popular tool in the sciences. Its development has led to multiple techniques that bring variety and adaptability to this method of analysis. This versatility has made f... Read More »

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Exploratory Factor Analysis & Factor Extraction Techniques?

Factor analysis, a common technique of analysis in behavior, social and natural sciences, is most often performed in its "exploratory" form. This form allows a researcher to use techniques to extra... Read More »

How to Do a Factor Analysis?

Factor analysis is a method of analysis that allows the user to understand patterns of association among variables. This method of analysis works on the basis of an underlying model known as the "c... Read More »

Latent Factor Analysis?

Latent factor analysis is a statistical method of uncovering a few "latent" or hidden variables from a larger set of observed variables. It is related to, but distinct from, principal component ana... Read More »

How to Use the Confirmatory Factor Analysis?

Confirmatory factor analysis is a special form of factor analysis in which a researcher uses her model as a basis for the final factors. Its purpose is to confirm or refute the researcher's model. ... Read More »