I also contribute to the MA programme in Applied Psychology (Mental Health) and supervise students for MA research projects. In the past few years I have been developing my skills in using the R programming language as a tool for research, statistical analysis and text mining. My blog posts on this site feature some of my explorations using R in psychology. Feel free to message me if you have ideas to improve the code or have other comments or feedback.
A quick explanation is in order as to why this blogpost is only just being posted now, despite having been written over a year ago. If you know me personally, you will already know the answer - and if you do not, let’s just say grief can mess with the best-laid plans. Introduction This blogpost is a continuation of the previous three on Twitter data, so as a preliminary step we will load the packages collection tidyverse and retrieve the cleaned data, which was saved as london_3.Read more
For the past couple of years I have been working on a book using R for data science. The focus is on elements of data management that are sometimes treated lightly in traditional statistics books - organising data, renaming variables, creating composite scores and creating publication-ready output. Here is the blurb from the back of the book: This introduction to R for students of psychology and health sciences aims to fast-track the reader through some of the most difficult aspects of learning to do data analysis and statistics.Read more