Steps in Factor Analysis?

Answer Factor analysis is a process that allows you to take a large set of attribute measures and convert them into a smaller set of interpretable common factors. In essence, the method of factor analysis... 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 »

Is more data always better for factor analysis?

If the data is related to a phenomenon, then more tends to be better. Factor analysis attempts to reduce the number of variables that account for a seemingly complicated phenomenon. More data may r... Read More »

Problems With Factor Analysis?

Factor analysis is a common procedure in many of the sciences, especially in psychology and other behavioral sciences. Its commonality, however, should not convince you that it is an infallible for... Read More »