Intro to mixed models


  • Introduction to mixed models

Learning objectives

At the end of the session, students should be capable of

  • determining the structure of an experimental design with random and fixed effects
  • correctly determining whether effects are crossed or nested
  • setting up a linear mixed model


Complementary readings

  • Chapters 10 and 15 of Maxwell et al. (2017).


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Maxwell, S. E., Delaney, H. D., & Kelley, K. (2017). Designing experiments and analyzing data: A model comparison perspective (3rd ed.). routledge.