Data Science

Simple Slopes Analysis


Simple slopes analysis is a useful technique commonly seen in the social sciences to examine and visualise how one variable moderates the association between two variables (James & Brett, 1984). The term moderate is used here in its strict statistical sense. In simple slope plots, we visualise the effect of one variable on the dependent variable of interest at specific levels of another variable.  There have been a number of requests to document a tutorial on how to conduct a simple slope analysis.

This post has been moved to


One thought on “Simple Slopes Analysis

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s