Statistical Literacy and Education

The PASER lab researches ways to improve statistics education and statistical literacy in psychology. 


Our lab seeks to work with applied researchers in psychology to create empirically based recommendations and improve statistical practices in psychology.

Current Projects:

Statistics Courses in Psychology Undergraduate Programs: A Review of Canadian Institutions

Analysing the Numbers

Recent Publications: 

Alter, U., & Counsell, A. (Revise & Resubmit) Equivalence testing for multiple regression. The Quantitative Methods for Psychology (TQMP) [preprint]

Counsell, A., Cribbie, R. A., & Flora, D. (2020). Evaluating equivalence testing methods for measurement invariance. Multivariate Behavioral Research, 55(2), 312-328.

Counsell, A., & Harlow, L. L. (2017). Reporting practices and use of quantitative methods in Canadian journal articles in psychology. Canadian Psychology, 58, 140-147. 

Counsell, A., Cribbie, R. A, & Harlow, L. L. (2016). Increasing literacy in quantitative methods: The key to the future of Canadian psychology. Canadian Psychology, 57, 193-201.