How to Run JASP in your Browser

When we designed JASP we faced a difficult choice: should we implement a standalone application or a web application? After due deliberation we chose the standalone option. We have revisited this decision several times but always ended up sticking to our initial choice. However, web applications do have some advantages over standalone versions. For instance, web applications are easy to…

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Out now: JASP 0.8.6

As we announced last week, JASP 0.8.6 is now available on our download page. It includes the following new features: A revamped Bayesian linear regression thanks to the BAS package Multinomial analysis Install JASP on most Linux distributions more easily due to Flatpak support Plots now update directly when resizing them A tooltip for variables so that long names can…

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A New Video on How to Perform a Logistic Regression Analysis in JASP

When trying to fit a regression model where the dependent variable is categorical, logistic regression is the weapon of choice. Implemented in JASP 0.8.3, logistic regression just got some nice upgrades in the latest version of JASP, 0.8.5. Logistic regression makes it possible to analyze and learn from data if your outcome variable is categorical in nature, such as whether…

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Softpedia Review & Award for JASP

Last week the JASP team received an Email that made our day [after we confirmed it wasn’t spam :-)]. The Email informed us that JASP has been added to Softpedia’s database of software programs for Windows. Written by one of the Softpedia editors, the detailed and positive review features a description text, screenshots, download links, and technical details. You can…

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Link to My Thesis and Hopefully a New PhD at JASP

This Friday, the 19th of January, I will defend my PhD thesis titled “Bayes Factors for Research Workers” at the University of Amsterdam. You can download the dissertation from: the UvA repository, or my personal website The cover is illustrated by Viktor Beekman and depicts Harold Jeffreys leading the empirical sciences forward. The title is a reference to both Ronald…

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New Version: JASP 0.8.5

JASP 0.8.5 is now available on our download page. This version provides a relatively modest update: More functionality for the network module Simple main effects for ANOVA Replacement of p-value-based stepwise logistic regression with AIC-based variable selection Improvements for the ODS importer Fixes for several issues kindly pointed out to us on the JASP GitHub page Waiting in the wings…

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A New Video on How to Perform a Network Analysis in JASP

The most recent release of JASP (0.8.4) contains several new features, one of which is the network module. This module makes it possible to perform extensive network analyses on your data and produce informative plots and tables. Today, we uploaded an introductory video to our YouTube channel that explains how to perform a network analysis in JASP. To follow along…

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A Combi-Ticket for the Two Summer Workshops in Amsterdam

Shave 100 euros off the total price for the JASP and cognitive modeling workshops with our combi-ticket. Register here to choose the combi-ticket option. If you already registered for one of the workshops and want to use the combi-ticket, contact us at info@jasp-stats.org. Register Now Prices: Combi-Ticket Early birds (completed registration before April 15th, 2018): (PhD-)student: 550 euro Faculty: 750…

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Bayesian Modeling for Cognitive Science: A Workshop in Amsterdam

We are delighted to announce that registration is now open for the annual Amsterdam workshop on probabilistic modelling for cognitive science. The eighth installment of this workshop takes place August 20-24, 2018. Program In this workshop, plenary lectures provide the theoretical background of Bayesian statistics, and practical computer exercises teach participants how to use the popular JAGS and WinBUGS programs…

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Theory and Practice of Bayesian Hypothesis Testing: A JASP Workshop in Amsterdam

The JASP Team is excited to announce that registration for our annual two-day Amsterdam workshop is now open. The fourth installment of this workshop takes place on August 27-28, 2018. Program In this two-day workshop, plenary lectures provide the theoretical background of Bayesian statistics and Bayesian hypothesis testing; in addition, practical exercises demonstrate how the JASP program is applied to…

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Appalachian State University Features JASP Software for Introductory Research Students

Appalachian State University is located in Boone, North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains. Appalachian enrolls about 18,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors. It is one of 16 universities in the University of North Carolina system. The Communication Department at Appalachian State is using JASP in its COM 3928 introductory research methods…

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