# Publications

## Selected Recent Publications

Cain, M., Zhang, Z., & Yuan, K.H. (2016). Univariate and Multivariate Skewness and Kurtosis for Measuring Nonnormality: Prevalence, Influence and Estimation. Behavior Research Methods. doi:10.3758/s13428-016-0814-1

Cain, M., Zhang, Z., & Bergeman, C. Time and Other Considerations in Mediation Design. (Under Review)

Clement, A., Cain, M., Radvansky, G.A., & Brockmole, J. Spatial Compression of Environmental Representations Following Interaction with Objects.

Yuan, K.-H., Jiang, G., & Cheng, Y. (revision under review). More efficient parameter estimates for factor analysis of ordinal variables by ridge generalized least squares. British Journal of Mathematical and Statistical Psychology.

Jiang, G., & Yuan K.-H. (in press). Four new corrected statistics for SEM with small samples and nonnormally distributed data. Structural Equation Modeling: A Multidisciplinary Journal.

Jiang, G., & Zhang, Z. Y. (2016). Statistical power analysis for repeated-measures ANOVA. In Zhang, Z. Y. & Yuan, K.-H. (Eds.), Practical statistical power analysis using WebPower and R (pp. 69-89). Granger, IN: Alpha Press.

Sun, Y. R., Yang, M., & Jiang, G. (2016). Structural equation modeling: An empirical investigation of student satisfaction with college practical teaching. Higher Education Exploration, 10(1), 74-81.

Jiang, G. (2015). Four new corrected statistics for structural equation modeling with small sample and nonnormally distributed data. Multivariate Behavioral Research, 50(6), 722-723. (Abstract)

Sun, Y. R., Jiang, G., Yang, M., & Jiao, Y. J. (2015). Research on the effect of flow motivation on settled intention of rural transferring population-based on structural equation model. Journal of Huazhong University of Science and Technology, 29(5), 129-136.

Jiang, G., & Xin, Z. Q. (2014). The effects of frequency knowledge on consumer decision making. In Xin, Z. Q. (Ed.), Classic and recent experiments in economic psychology (pp. 184-193). Beijing, China: Beijing Normal University Publishing Group.

Yang, M., & Yuan, K.-H. (2016). Robust methods for moderation analysis with a two-level regression model. Multivariate Behavioral Research, 51(6), 757-771.

Merluzzi, T. V., Philip, E. J., Yang, M., & Heitzmann, C. A. (2016). Matching of received social support with need for support in adjusting to cancer and cancer survivorship. Psycho-Oncology, 25(6).

Yang, M. (2015). Review of methods of statistical model estimation. Structural Equation Modeling: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 22:1, 166-167, doi: 10.1080/10705511.2014.935846

Yang, M. (2015). Robust moderation analysis using a two-level regression model (Abstract). Multivariate behavioral research, 50(735).

Merluzzi, T., Philip, E., Yang, M., Heitzmann, C., & Conley, C. (2015). Assessing self-efficacy for coping with cancer: Exploratory (efa) and confirmatory factor analyses (cfa) of version 3 of the Cancer Behavior Inventory (Abstract). Pscyho-oncology, 24, 106-107.

Merluzzi, T. V., Chirico, A., Serpentini, S., Philip, E. J., & Yang, M. (2015). Adding insult to illness: negative life events, coping with cancer, and quality of life (Abstract). In Annals of Behavioral Medicine (Vol. 49, pp. S172-S172).

Sun, Y., Yang, M., & Jiang, G. (2016). Structural equation modeling: An empirical investigation of student satisfaction with college practical teaching. Higher Education Exploration. (in Chinese)

Sun, Y., Jiang, G., & Yang, M. (2015) Research on the effect of flow motivation on settled intention of rural transferring population. Journal of Huazhong University of Science and Technology. (in Chinese)

Wang, L., & Yang, M. (2017). Effects of over-simplifying Level-2 covariance structures on fixed effects inference in linear growth curve modeling. Multivariate behavioral research, under review.

Merluzzi, T. V., Philip, E. J., Heitzmann, C. A., Liu, H., Yang, M., & Conley, C. (2016). Self-efficacy for coping with cancer: Revision of the cancer behavior inventory (Version 3.0). Psychological Assessment, under review.

Yang, M. (2016). Statistical power analysis for cluster randomized trials. In Z. Zhang & K.-H. Yuan (Eds.), Practical Statistical Power Analysis Using WebPower and R. Granger, IN: Alpha Press.

Yang, M. (2016). Statistical power analysis for multi-site randomized trials. In Z. Zhang & K.-H. Yuan (Eds.), Practical Statistical Power Analysis Using WebPower and R. Granger, IN: Alpha Press.

## Recent Conference Presentations

Khislavsky, A., Gilger, J.W., Kaboski, J., & Cain, M. (2016, August). Evidence of an Attentional ‘Bilingual Advantage’ in Very Young Children Receiving Early Intervention. Poster presented at the meeting of the American Psychological Association, Denver, CO.

Cain, M. (2016, May). Time and Other Considerations in Mediation Design. Poster presented at the Modern Modeling Methods Conference, Hartford, CT.

Cain, M, Gilger, J., & Kaboski, J. (2016, May). Childhood Profiles of Cognitively Gifted Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Poster presented at the International Meeting For Autism Research, Baltimore, MD.

Kaboski, J., Gilger, J., & Cain, M. (2016, May). Predictors of Adult Outcomes in Cognitively Gifted Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Poster presented at the International Meeting For Autism Research, Baltimore, MD.

Cain, M. (2016, April). Time and Other Considerations in Mediation Design. Invited guest speaker for the Department of Human Development and Family Studies at Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI.

Cain, M. (2015, May). Unicorns and Normal Distributions: A Meta-analysis. In Z. Zhang & K. Yuan (Chairs), Methods and Software for Statistical Power Analysis With Non-Normal Data. Symposium conducted at the meeting of the American Psychological Society, New York, NY.

Cain, M. (2013, August). Preprocessing pipeline effects identification of the Default Mode Network. Talk presented at University of Notre Dame First-Year Research Project Presentations. Notre Dame, IN. Previously presented to the University of Tianjin Medican School (China) to the Brain Imaging Department in July, 2013.

Zhang, G., Ke, Z., Cain, M. & Spreng, N. (2012, July). Identifying subsystems of the default network using dynamic factor analysis. Poster presented at the workshop for Statistical Methods in Brain Imaging Data. San Diego, CA.

Zhang, G., Jiang, G., Hattori, M. & Trichtinger, L. (2016, October). An R package EFAutitilites: a collection of utility functions for exploratory factor analysis. Paper presented at the 56th annual meeting of the Society of Multivariate Experimental Psychology, Richmond, VA.

Jiang, G., & Yuan, K.-H. (2016, July). More efficient parameter estimates for factor analysis of ordinal variables by ridge generalized least squares. Poster presented at the 81th annual meeting of the Psychometric Society, Asheville, North Carolina.

Yuan, K.-H, & Jiang, G. (2015, October). More efficient parameter estimates for factor analysis of ordinal items. Paper presented at the 55th annual meeting of the Society of Multivariate Experimental Psychology, Los Angeles, CA.

Jiang, G., & Yuan, K.-H. (2015, October). Small sample statistics for SEM: four new corrections to the likelihood ratio statistic for nonnormal data. Poster presented at the 55th annual meeting of the Society of Multivariate Experimental Psychology, Los Angeles, CA.

Jiang, G., & Yuan, K.-H. (2015, July). Four new corrections to the likelihood ratio statistic for nonnormal data. Paper presented at the 80th annual meeting of the Psychometric Society, Beijing, China.

Jiang, G. (2014, May). Combining R with quantitative psychology: an illustration with structural equation modeling. Paper presented at the 7th R conference, Beijing, China.

Yang, M. (2016, July). Statistical power analysis for multilevel modeling. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Psychometric Society, Asheville, North Carolina.

Yang, M. (2015, October). Robust moderation analysis using a two-level regression model. Poster presented at 2015 SMEP Graduate Student Conference, Los Angeles, California.

Yang, M. (2015, July). Robust moderation analysis using a two-level regression model. Paper presented at the 80th International Meeting of the Psychometric Society, Beijing, China.

Yang, M., Merluzzi, T., Philip, E., Heitzmann, C., & Conley, C. (2015, April). Assessing self-efficacy for coping with cancer: exploratory and confirmatory factor analyses of Version 3 of the Cancer Behavior Inventory. Poster presented at the Harper Cancer Research Institute Fourth Annual Research Day, Notre Dame, Indiana.

Liu, H., Merluzzi, T. V., Philip, E. J., Yang, M., Heitzmann, C. A., & Conley, C. (2015, March). Assessing self-efficacy for coping with cancer: differential item functioning for Version 3 of the Cancer Behavior Inventory. Poster presented at the 37th Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, Washington DC.

Merluzzi, T., Serpentini, S., & Yang, M. (2015, April). Social relationship coping efficacy mitigates loss of social support received in persons with cancer. Paper presented at the 36th Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, Antonio, Texas.