A Beginner ’ s Guide to Factor Analysis : Focusing on Exploratory Factor Analysis An

  title={A Beginner ’ s Guide to Factor Analysis : Focusing on Exploratory Factor Analysis An},
  author={Gie Yong and Sean Pearce},
The following paper discusses exploratory factor analysis and gives an overview of the statistical technique and how it is used in various research designs and applications. A basic outline of how the technique works and its criteria, including its main assumptions are discussed as well as when it should be used. Mathematical theories are explored to enlighten students on how exploratory factor analysis works, an example of how to run an exploratory factor analysis on SPSS is given, and finally… CONTINUE READING
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