What is person-centered analysis?

Within quantitative research, most analyses can be grouped into two main types of analyses: person-centered and variable-centered. Both types of analyses use quantitative variables, and are therefore considered quantitative. Thinking about variable-centered analyses seems more intuitive. Variable-Centered analyses are ones that treat each variable (or characteristic) as related to another variable. For example whether mentoring is related […]

What is a path model?

by Adar Ben-Eliyahu Path Models A path model depicts the causal relations between characteristics of interest (variables). In general, path models are read from left to right, with the variables on the left (independent variables) predicting the outcome variable on the right. There are specific rules for drawing path models. For example, arrows can be single […]