IMPLY produces deduced intervals (DIs) on any number of secondary contrasts from a set of confidence intervals (CIs) on (J - 1) linearly independent primary contrasts on J means (Bird, 2011). IMPLY also provides the coefficient vectors used to express the secondary contrasts as linear combinations of the primary contrasts.
Before running IMPLY, you will need to have obtained the lower and upper CI limits for each primary contrast from a statistical package or a program such as PSY. Click here to download PSY. IMPLY is written in the freely available programming language R, which you will need to have installed on your computer. Click here to download R.
Click to download two files: Imply_code.txt containing the IMPLY code, and Imply_instructions.pdf which you should read before running the program.
Bird, K.D. (2011). Deduced inference in the analysis of experimental data. Psychological Methods, 16, 432-443.
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Research areas: developmental psychopathology; child clinical psychology; externalising and conduct problems; aggression and antisocial behaviour; violent offending; development, assessment and treatment of callous-unemotional traits and psychopathy.
Research areas: schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders; schizotypy; understanding the psychological and neurophysiological basis of delusions and hallucinations; understanding the basis of sensory suppression to self-generated actions; Event-Related Potentials (ERPs); Diffusion-Tensor Imaging (DTI).
Research areas: obsessive-compulsive disorder, hoarding disorder, and related disorders. Comorbidity and classification of anxiety disorders. Investigations into processes that are associated with various types of psychopathology, including emotion regulation and thought suppression.
My research program addresses the development of memory and emotion during infancy and early childhood and takes a developmental cognitive neuroscience approach. I'm particularly interested in the development of relational memory and the role it might play in representational flexibility. My recent work has looked at age-related changes in episodic memory and future thinking during early childhood and the development of rapid facial mimicry in infancy.