Professor MacKinnon's research interests in quantitative psychology include statistical methods (particularly as applied in health promotion and disease prevention research), mediation of intervention effects, and categorical data analysis. His research interests in social/cognitive psychology include the role of social influence and cognitive factors in health behavior, the effects of warnings, and tobacco and drug prevention.
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- Page, M. C., Braver, S. L., MacKinnon, D. P., & Levine, G. (2003). Levine's guide to SPSS for analysis of variance (2nd ed.). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
- MacKinnon, D. P. (2008). Introduction to statistical mediation analysis. Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.
- Tein, J.-Y., Sandler, I. N., MacKinnon, D. P., & Wolchik, S. A. (2004). How did it work? Who did it work for? Mediation in the context of a moderated prevention effect for children of divorce. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 72(4), 617-624.
- Fritz, M. S., & MacKinnon, D. P. (2007). Required sample size to detect the mediated effect. Psychological Science, 18(3), 233-239.
- MacKinnon, D. P., & Lockwood, C. M. (2003). Advances in statistical methods for substance abuse prevention research. Prevention Science, 4(3), 155-171.
- MacKinnon, D. P., Fairchild, A. J., & Fritz, M. S. (2007). Mediation analysis. Annual Review of Psychology, 58, 593 -614.
- Barrera, M., Jr., Toobert, D., Glasgow, R. E., Angell, K., & MacKinnon, D. P. (2006). Social support and social-ecological resources as mediators of lifestyle intervention effects for type 2 diabetes. Journal of Health Psychology, 11, 483-495.
- MacKinnon, D. P., Nohre, L., Cheong, J., Stacy, A. W., & Pentz, M. A. (2001). Longitudinal relationship between the alcohol warning and alcohol consumption. Journal of Studies on Alcohol, 62(2), 221-227.
- MacKinnon, D. P., Lockwood, C. M., & Williams, J. (2004). Confidence limits for the indirect effect: Distribution of the product and resampling methods. Multivariate Behavioral Research, 39(1), 99-128.
- MacKinnon, D. P., Lockwood, C. M., Hoffman, J. M., West, S. G., & Sheets, V. (2002). A comparison of methods to test mediated and other intervening variable effects. Psychological Methods, 7(1), 83-104.
- MacKinnon, D. P., Goldberg, L., Clarke, G. N., Elliot, D. L., Cheong, J., Lapin, A., Moe, E. L., & Krull, J. L. (2001). Mediating mechanisms in a program to reduce intentions to use anabolic steroids and improve exercise self-efficacy and dietary behavior. Prevention Science, 2(1), 15-28.
- Cheong, J., MacKinnon, D. P., & Khoo, S. T. (2001). A latent growth modeling approach to mediation analysis. In L. M. Collins & A. Sayer (Eds.), New methods for the analysis of change (pp. 390-392). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
Department of Psychology
Arizona State University
Tempe, AZ 85287-1104
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