Taking Stats by the Helm is a forum to answer questions that arise during statistical analysis of behavioral data. Use the side bar to select a topic to learn, scroll to the bottom to pose a new question to be answered within a blog, or propose a new topic you’d like to learn or teach.
Our mission is to teach statistics commonly used within the social sciences.We seek to provide resources that enable undergraduate students, graduate students, independent researchers, and faculty to confidently conduct statistical analyses.
We provide the conceptual underpinnings and practical applications of a variety of methods used within social sciences. Topics include t-tests, ANOVA, multiple regression, structural equation models, and multilevel models. Where applicable, we provide R code to illustrate specific methods.