psychant {careless}R Documentation

Computes the psychometric antonym score

Description

A convenient wrapper that calls psychsyn with argument anto = TRUE to compute the psychometric antonym score.

Usage

psychant(x, critval = -0.6, diag = FALSE)

Arguments

x

is a matrix of item responses

critval

is the minimum magnitude of the correlation between two items in order for them to be considered psychometric synonyms. Defaults to -.60

diag

additionally return the number of item pairs available for each subject. Useful if dataset contains many missing values.

Author(s)

Richard Yentes ryentes@gmail.com, Francisco Wilhelm franciscowilhelm@gmail.com

See Also

psychsyn for the main function, psychsyn_critval for a helper that allows to set an adequate critical value for the size of the correlation.

Examples

antonyms <- psychant(careless_dataset2, .50)
antonyms <- psychant(careless_dataset2, .50, diag = TRUE)

[Package careless version 1.2.1 Index]