Short Tutorial on Performing Network Analysis in JASP

This year’s International Meeting of the Psychometric Society took place in July, in New York. Within the JASP symposium “Psychometric analysis in JASP”, I had the chance to present the new Network Analysis module, released within the latest version of the software. The Network Analysis module, programmed by Don van Den Bergh, is based on Sacha Epskamp’s R package bootnet…

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Announcing JASP version 0.9.1, now with Compute Columns

JASP 0.9.1 has been released and is now available on our download page. It includes the following new features: Compute columns using a drag-and-drop interface or R code Improvements in classical linear regression Bootstrap confidence intervals of coefficients Cook’s distance (case-wise diagnostics) Partial plots Improvements in ANOVA Homogeneity corrections: Brown-Forsythe and Welch Show df for contrast analysis Option to not…

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Educational Resources for JASP — An Update and a Map

More and more educational resources for JASP are constantly being developed, and it can be difficult to obtain a quick overview. This is why we have revamped our teaching page to include a collection of the most important educational resources. You can take a look here. We also wanted to provide an overview of where in the world JASP is…

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JASP on SURFspot

Open to all students and academics in the Netherlands, SURFspot offers a large collection of educational software programs at greatly reduced costs. Or, as their own website says, “SURFspot is the ultimate non-profit ICT online store that offers special educational discounts on software, cloud services and hardware exclusively to students and staff of Dutch higher and senior secondary vocational education…

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A New Manual for JASP

During this year’s JASP workshop in Amsterdam, one of the workshop participants, Dr. Mark Goss-Sampson from the University of Greenwich, brought to our attention an impressive 119-page students’ guide to JASP. This detailed manual explains how to perform many different types of frequentist analyses in JASP. The manual is fully up-to-date (i.e., based on JASP 0.9), and the plan is…

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Stunned, Staggered, and Amazed: A Huge Win for Open Science at JPSP

Tl;dr: The flagship journal of social psychology, JPSP, has just implemented a variety of measures that promote responsible research practices. A watershed moment for open science, this news felt like a bolt from the blue — but only because I did not take the editor’s word for it… The Journal of Personality and Social Psychology (JPSP) may be the flagship…

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Erik-Jan van Kesteren on his Favorite Probability Distribution, Future JASP Features, and More – Interview with a Team Member

In our series Interview With A Team Member, we aim to introduce the people behind the JASP project. Today we are interviewing Erik-Jan van Kesteren, one of our software developers.   Erik-Jan is a software developer. At JASP, is responsible for adding plots, functions, UI elements, and interfacing R and C++.   What is your professional background? I am currently…

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How to Perform Structural Equation Modeling in JASP

With the latest release of JASP, the Structural Equation Modeling (SEM) module has received a few updates to make it more user-friendly. In this blogpost, we go through a famous example of latent mediation in order to show how the functionality of JASP’s SEM module can be used for advanced statistical modeling. The SEM module in JASP is based on…

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How to Filter Your Data in JASP

Released last week, JASP 0.9 contains a feature that many users have eagerly anticipated: filtering. This post demonstrates how to use the new filtering functionality by going over several examples. The filtering functionality in JASP has three interfaces: the Click Filter, the Drag and Drop Filter and the R Filter. To illustrate their use, we will analyze a couple of…

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Introducing JASP 0.9

We are delighted to announce that JASP 0.9 is now available on our download page. It includes the following new features and improvements: Filtering: use either R code or a drag-and-drop GUI to select cases of interest (an in-depth explanation on filtering in JASP will be posted soon) The JASP data library: an initial collection of over 50 data sets,…

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