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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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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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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