Chapter 1: Introductory Factor Analysis Concepts Chapter 2: Requirements for and Decisions in Choosing Exploratory Common Factor Analysis Chapter 3: Requirements and Decisions for Implementing Exploratory Common Factor Analysis Chapter 4: Factor Analysis Assumptions Chapter 5: Implementing and Interpreting Exploratory Factor Analysis Chapter 6: Summary, Conclusions, and Recommendations
Leandre R. Fabrigar is Associate Professor of Psychology at Queen's University. He received his PhD in Psychology with a minor in Quantitative Psychology in 1995 from the Ohio State University. His primary research and teaching falls within the domains of attitudes, quantitative methods (including factor analysis and structural equation modeling), and psychological measurement. His research has been supported by grants from the Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada, Canadian Institutes of Health Research, and the Ontario Problem Gambling Research Centre. Duane T. Wegener is Professor of Psychology at the Ohio State University and held previous faculty positions at Yale University and Purdue University. He received his PhD in Psychology with a minor in Quantitative Psychology in 1994 from Ohio State University. His primary research and interests are in attitudes and social cognition. He also teaches undergraduate and graduate statistics and research methods. His research has been supported by grants from the U. S. National Science Foundation, Canadian Institutes of Health Research, and U.S. National Institutes of Health. He received the Early Career Award from the American Psychological Association in 2001 for contributions to social psychology.