Monthly Archive: July 2014

Instrumental Variables Introduction

Instrumental variables are powerful tools used (most often) by economists to infer causality in the absence of an experiment.  Their use is worth the consideration of psychologists hoping to do the same thing. Instrumental variables are appropriate for use when a covariate (your independent variable) is thought to be correlated with the...

Larsen Grant 2014!

Pleased to share a recent LER post on receiving the 2014 Larsen Grant with my colleagues in the Psychology Department:  Chelsea Song, Mengyang Cao, Jonathan Phan, Bertha Rangel, and Seonghee Cho.