Robert A Cribbie


Quantitative Methods area

Locations / Contact Info:

334 Behavioural Science - BSB
Keele Campus
Phone: 416 736 2100 Ext. 88615
Fax: 416 736 5814

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Faculty & School/Dept.

Faculty of Health - Department of Psychology


BA - 1993
Laurentian University
Sudbury, Ontario

PhD - 2001
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Manitoba

MA - 1995
Lakehead University
Thunder Bay, Ontario

Selected Publications

Ng, V. & Cribbie, R. A. (in press). Modeling continuous, skewed and heteroscedastic outcomes in psychology: Is generalized modeling the best 'fit'? Current Psychology.


Hunter, J. A., Dyer, K. J., Cribbie, R. A., & Eastwood, J. D. (in press). Exploring the utility of the Multidimensional State Boredom Scale. European Journal of Psychological Assessment.


Lalonde, R.N., Cila, J., Lou, E. & Cribbie, R. A. (in press). Are we really that different from each other? The difficulties of focusing on similarities in cross-cultural research. Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology.


Cribbie, R. A., Arpin-Cribbie, C. A., Venditelli, R., & Tucciarone, E. (in press). Evaluating group level clinical significance: An analysis of current practice. Current Psychology.


Zorzella, K. P. M., Muller, R. T., & Cribbie, R. A., (2015). The relationships between therapeutic alliance and internalizing and externalizing symptoms in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Child Abuse & Neglect, 50, 171–181.


Mangardich, H. & Cribbie, R. A. (2015). Assessing clinical significance using robust normative comparisons. Psychotherapy Research, 25, 239-48.


Marjanovic, Z., Holden, R., Struthers, W., Cribbie, R., and Greenglass, E. (2015). The inter-item standard deviation (ISD): An index that discriminates between conscientious and random responders. Personality and Individual Differences, 84, 79-83.


Counsell, A. & Cribbie, R. A. (2015). Equivalence tests for comparing correlation and regression coefficients. British Journal of Mathematical and Statistical Psychology, 68, 292-309.


Marjanovic, Z., Struthers, W., Cribbie, R. A., & Greenglass, E. (2014). The Conscientious Responder's Scale: A new tool for discriminating between conscientious and random responders. SAGE Open, 4, 1-10.


Smith, C., & Cribbie, R. A. (2014). Factorial ANOVA with unbalanced data: A fresh look at the types of sums of squares. Journal of Data Science, 12.


van Wieringen, K. & Cribbie, R. A. (2014). Robust normative comparison tests for evaluating clinical significance. British Journal of Mathematical and Statistical Psychology, 67, 213-230.




American Statistical Association

Canadian Psychological Association

American Educational Research Association

American Psychological Association


Currently available to supervise graduate students: Yes

Currently taking on work-study students, Graduate Assistants or Volunteers: Yes

Available to supervise undergraduate thesis projects: Yes

Current Research

Dr. Cribbie research centers around robust statistical analyses for analyzing psychological data, including equivalence testing, nonparametric statistics, multiple comparisons and the measurement of change.

Curriculum Vitae (C.V. file):

CV of Robert A Cribbie