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Date:         Fri, 25 Mar 2005 14:37:25 -0500
Reply-To:     Jeff Stuewig <>
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From:         Jeff Stuewig <>
Subject:      computing mediated effect and sobel
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When computing the mediated effect (a*b or c - c` ) can one use either the unstandardized b weight or the standardized beta? Additionally, can you use either for computing the sobel test? I was always taught to use the unstandardized b weight and its corresponding standard error but in Howell's book "Statistical Methods for Psychology" he uses the standardized beta and its standard error. Are these equivalent? Thanks.


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