Robert A Cribbie


Quantitative Methods area
Associate Undergraduate Program Director - Department of Psychology

Locations / Contact Info:

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

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Web site(s):


Faculty & School/Dept.

Faculty of Health - Department of Psychology


BA - 1993
Laurentian University
Sudbury, Ontario

MA - 1995
Lakehead Univeristy
Thunder Bay, Ontario

PhD - 2001
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Selected Publications

Panzarella, E., Beribisky, N. & Cribbie, R. A. (in press). Denouncing the use of field-specific effect size distributions to inform magnitude. PeerJ.

Jabbari, Y., & Cribbie, R. A. (in press). Negligible interaction test for continuous predictors. Journal of Applied Statistics.

Martinez Gutierrez, N. & Cribbie, R. A. (in press). Incidence and interpretation of statistical suppression in psychological research. Canadian Journal of the Behavioural Science.

Beribisky, N., Mara, C., & Cribbie, R. A. (2020). An equivalence-based approach to assessing substantial mediation. The Quantitative Methods for Psychology, 16, 424-441.

Davidson, H. & Cribbie, R. A. (2020). A more powerful familywise error controlling procedure for evaluating mean equivalence. Communications in Statistics: Simulation and Computation, 49, 2914-2929. 10.1080/03610918.2018.1530783.

Counsell, A., & Cribbie, R. A. (2020). Student attitudes toward learning statistics with R. Psychology Teaching Review, 24.

Farmus, L. & Cribbie, R. A. (2020). Contextualizing statistical suppression within pretest-posttest designs. The Quantitative Methods for Psychology, 16, 21-32. DOI:

Farmus, L., Rotondi, M., & Cribbie, R. A. (2020). The flipped classroom improves performance in introductory statistics: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Statistics Education, 28, 316-325. DOI: 10.1080/10691898.2020.1834475.

Hunter, A., Beribisky, N., Farmus, L., & Cribbie, R. (2020). Multiplicity control vs replication: Making an obvious choice even more obvious. Meta-Psychology, 4, DOI:

Counsell, A., Cribbie, R. A., & Flora, D. (2020). Evaluating equivalence testing methods for measurement invariance. Multivariate Behavioral Research, 52, 312-328. 10.1080/00273171.2019.1633617.


Association for Psychological Science

Canadian 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's research centers around robust statistical analyses for analyzing psychological data, including equivalence testing, multiplicity control and the measurement of change.

Curriculum Vitae (C.V. file):

CV of Robert A Cribbie