## The Essentials of Factor Analysis |

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### Contents

Origins purposes limitations and the data bank | 1 |

Limitations | 8 |

A geometrical approach to factor analysis | 20 |

Standard scores | 28 |

Vector resolution | 35 |

The orthogonal extraction of factors | 41 |

Rotating and interpreting factors | 75 |

Confirmatory factor analysis and cluster analysis | 108 |

Some applications | 126 |

Appendices | 152 |

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ability angle areacuboid axes axis calculations Cattell centroid Chapter cluster analysis column common factors common variance Component Matrix confirmatory factor analysis correlation coefficients correlation matrix cosine criteria Cuboid data Data Editor degs dendrogram diagonal diagram dialogue box distribution divergent thinking eigenvalues equation error variance Euclidean distance example extracted Eysenck Factor loadings Factor Matrix factor scores factor vector Figure files give graph group factors hyperplane labelled latent root leading diagonal look mathematical matrix algebra Maximum Likelihood method multiplied neuroticism normal normal distribution number of factors number of variables oblique rotation obtained options orthogonal orthogonal rotation position Principal Component Principal Component Analysis problem Promax Pubsite readers reference vector sample scattergram scree plot significant loadings simple structure SPSS Viewer standard scores statistical symbols technique test vectors Thurstone tion total variance unique variance values Varimax verbal zero