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Mediation, moderation, and interaction: Definitions, discrimination and (some) means of testing

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In 1986 Baron and Kenny set out to clarify the terms “Mediation” and “Moderation” as used in the social sciences (with the origins of each described by Roe, 2012). Twenty six years later, the seminal paper that this collaboration resulted in (Baron & Kenny, 1986) has been cited over 35,000 times (35,672 via Google Scholar as of 09/01/2013). However, despite this extensive record of citation, uncertainty continues to surround the use of these terms in social science research and they have ...

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University of Oxford
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Oxford, SSD, Education
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University of Oxford
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Oxford, SSD, Education
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Publisher:
Springer Science and Business Media Publisher's website
Pages:
267-286
Host title:
Handbook of Quantitative Methods for Educational Research
Publication date:
2014-01-01
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605357
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ISBN-10:
9462094047
ISBN-13:
9789462094048
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