# moderation

1. ### Help with a model: can the strength of moderation be used as a variable?

I am designing a study testing the role of positive emotion regulation in the relation between social anxiety disorder (SAD) symptoms and alcohol use disorder (AUD) symptoms. I am working on the data analytic plan, and realizing I am not sure how to proceed analytically. 1. The first component...
2. ### Seeking advice on 3-level HLM

Hello! I am studying the association between product quality measured by expert intermediary (overallScore) and that measured by online user rating. In particular, I hypothesize that the aforementioned association is dependent on the longevity of product use. For instance, I would expect a...
3. ### Can I test a continous moderator variable with moderational multiple regression?

And can I test (separately from question 1 above) a categorical moderator variable (with 3 groups) with moderational multiple regression?
4. ### What statistical test do I need to use for a moderator variable?

For my study, I'm trying to test whether a variable acts as a moderator between the relationship of two other variables. I read that I should use moderational multiple regression with an interaction effect. However, I heard you can only use it if the moderator variable has 2 categories/ is...
5. ### Which statistical test to use

Hello i have a question which statistical test to use Hello I really need some help which test to use. My research question is: Does mindfulness have a moderating influence on the relationship between rumination and marijuana use. The covariates that are used are depressive symptoms and sex...
6. ### How determine if control variables moderate the IV/DV relationship in SPSS?!?!

I just finished basic SPSS analysis of data I recently collected that has 1 DV, 2 IVs, and 8 control variables (age, race, level of education, etc). I cannot for the life of me figure out how to test the control variables for moderation in SPSS. I feel like I recently did it, but cannot...
7. ### Omitting binary combinations in marginsplot

Hello! I am interacting a binary independent variable (x) on two moderating binary moderating variables (y, z). margins, at(x = (0 1) y = (0 1) z = (0 1)) I am searching for the option in STATA to omit certain combinations of these three variables when plotting a marginsplot. For...
8. ### Moderation or Mediation?

Hi, sorry i'm a psychology student and still new to advanced statistics. For my dissertation i'm thinking of looking at the relationship between cosmetic surgery game exposure and body image in young teenagers - however i'm also wanting to look at how self-esteem can affect this relationship...
9. ### Moderation at some levels of moderator but not in overall model

Hello I have three continuous variables one of which I have hypothesised to be a moderator. In the overall regression model there is no significant result for the product of the IV and predicted moderator, R2 change = .00, F change (1, 118) = 0.46, p >.05. That is, there is no overall...
10. ### Regression Analysis-Moderation or Mediated Analysis

Please excuse my lack of understanding of Regression Analysis, but would it be more appropriate to run a moderated or mediated regression analysis for the following question: "Researchers theorized that metacognition for perception may underlie the relationship between source monitoring...
11. ### Centering level-1 interaction terms in HLM

Dear all, I’m running multilevel analyses with HLM and wish to examine an interaction between two level 1 predictor variables. Following recommendations in the literature, I group-mean centered both level 1 predictor variables to ease interpretation. However, I’m left clueless as to whether the...
12. ### What can the standard errors tell me?

Hello dear forum members! I wanted to share with you a couple graphs and seek your wisdom on the insights that I may be omitting. According to theory, there are merits to believe that relationship b/w X and Y is moderated by M. Notably, the relationship between X and M is likely to be...
13. ### moderation in SPSS vs. PROCESS

Hi. I did mediation and moderation analysis of one model in 2 programs: SPSS and PROCESS (macro). Mediation was the same, but moderation was different in PROCESS. In SPSS both X and M were significant (p=.001), but in PROCESS significance of X lowered to .0077 and M became insignificant, while...
14. ### no interaction but moderated mediation?

Hello, my ANOVA analysis shows me that I have no interaction between my moderator and IV. Is it still possible to test for a moderated mediation? Because I read: "James and Brett (1984) gave another perspective that “moderated mediation could occur when a moderator independent...
15. ### interaction continuous*dummy:possible to treat continuous variable as the moderator?

Hey everyone. This is my first post here so please be kind to me :) . For my thesis my aim is to run a moderation analysis between organizational commitment and training. My dependent variable is job satisfaction. Org.commitment comes from 4 5-point likert-items, therefore I calculated the...
16. ### Dyadic repeated measures with moderation - how to analyze?

Hi, I want to test the effects of the emotions expressed in private online chats between males and females (dyadic chats) on the female's satisfaction from the chat. And to test how some factors may moderate these effects (for example, the length of the chat or the topic of the chat). I...
17. ### Can you help me decide if there is statistical significance here?

Hi, I've attached a word file - it contains exam results. There were two sessions - one AM and one PM. . I am trying to work out if there is a statistical significance between the achievement of the AM and PM groups and whether moderation should have occurred here? Can anyone help? I have...
18. ### Moderating effects in structural equation models

Hello, first, I want to apologize if I'm opening this thread in the wrong folder etc. I just registered here and I'm a bit confused still. I'm having trouble interpreting moderation effects in a structural equation model. We're regressing antisocial behaviour (four latent factors) on...
19. ### Interaction between a time-varying and a time invariant variable? (Panel regression)

Hi everyone, I have got a question regarding the specification of interaction effects in panel regressions (fixed effects within estimators). I would like to know: Can I create an interaction-term between a time-varying and a time-invariant variable? Some background: My data is from...
20. ### Mplus code for testing mediation, moderation, and moderated mediation type hypotheses

79 different model configurations gradually being added here, with diagrams, equations/algebra for calculating effects, and Mplus code for testing conditional indirect and direct effects http://offbeat.group.shef.ac.uk/FIO/mplusmedmod.htm Enjoy!