College of Psychology: Faculty Articles

Title

Multivariate Techniques in Neuropsychology: III. Discriminant Function Analysis.

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

1985

Publication Title

International Journal of Clinical Neuropsychology

Volume

7

Issue/No.

2

Abstract

Discusses discriminant function analysis (DFA) as a form of multiple regression that allows for the prediction of group membership of an S on the basis of several predictors. The 2 main types of methodologies used to perform DFA are reviewed, full-model DFA and stepwise DFA. A computational example using data from the Luria-Nebraska Neuropsychological Battery is presented. (12 ref)

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