Talk:Survey research and design in psychology/Lectures/Exploratory factor analysis/Notes

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For 24 How do I eliminate items? ['external links' actually take you to the section of the referred page, who'd have guessed]: I have moved and bracketed the following:

  1. Size of cross loadings (max ~ .3)

After looking it up online, IBM's SPSS guide and in 2 more books, I could not find the phrase "cross loadings". This is very vague, might be a wording mistake by the author (of the presentation this is based on http://www.slideshare.net/jtneill/exploratory-factor-analysis) and likely refers to something in the reliability study, where item-scale i.e. item-total correlations should be above 0.3 preferably; same for the corrected item-total correlations (see Andy Field 2009, 678-679 or, for other editions, the chapter about reliability analysis and EFA).

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