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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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


Davidson, H., Peters, K., Patton, H., O’Hagan, F. & Cribbie, R. A. (in press). Statistical software in Canadian university psychology courses. Teaching of Psychology.


Counsell, A., Chalmers, R. P., & Cribbie, R. A. (in press). Comparing means under heteroscedasticity and nonnormality: Further exploring robust means modeling. Journal of Modern Applied Statistical Methods.


Shiskina, T., Farmus, L., & Cribbie, R. A. (in press). Testing for a lack of relationship among categorical variables. The Quantitative Methods for Psychology.


Ng, V. K. & Cribbie, R.A. (in press). The gamma generalized linear model, log transformation, and the robust Yuen-Welch test for analyzing group means with skewed and heteroscedastic data. Communications in Statistics: Simulation and Computation.


Kim, Y. J. & Cribbie, R. A. (2018). The variance homogeneity assumption and the traditional ANOVA: Exploring a better gatekeeper. British Journal of Mathematical and Statistical Psychology, 71, 1-12. DOI: 10.1111/bmsp.12103.


Mara, C. & Cribbie, R. A. (2017). Equivalence of population variances: Synchronizing the objective and analysis. Journal of Experimental Education. DOI: 10.1080/00220973.2017.1301356


Counsell, A., & Cribbie, R. A. (2017). Using the errors-in-variables method in two-group pretest-posttest design. Methodology, 13, 1-8.


Ng, V. K. & Cribbie, R.A. (2017). Modeling continuous, skewed and heteroscedastic outcomes in    psychology: Is generalized modeling the best 'fit'? Current Psychology, 36, 225-235. DOI:   

 Cribbie, R. A. (2017). Multiplicity control, school uniforms, and other perplexing debates. Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science, 49, 159-165. DOI:


Association for Psychological Science

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's 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