Hayes Process Macro

What is Hayes Process Macro

Hayes Process Macro - Lecture Series

This series of sessions will focus on how to use Hayes Process Macro in SPSS for Mediation and Moderation Analysis.

What is Process Macro?

  • PROCESS is an observed variable OLS and logistic regression path analysis modelling tool.
  • It is widely used through the social, business, and health sciences for estimating direct and indirect effects in single and multiple mediator models (parallel and serial) , two and three way interactions in moderation models along with simple slopes and regions of significance for probing interactions, and conditional indirect effects in moderated mediation models with a single or multiple mediators or moderators. 

What is “Conditional Process Analysis”?

“Conditional process analysis” is a modelling strategy undertaken with the goal of

  • describing the conditional or contingent nature of the mechanism(s) by which a variable
  • transmits its effect on another, and testing hypotheses about such contingent effects.
  • Conditional Process Analysis is the amalgamation of two key concepts: process analysis and moderation analysis. It quantifies and examines the pathways through which an antecedent variable (“x”) transmits its effect on a consequent variable (“y”) through one or more mediating variables (“m”). This approach helps us understand the conditional or contingent nature of these mechanisms.

A melding of two ideas conceptually and analytically:

  • Process analysis”, used to quantify and examine the direct and indirect pathways through which an antecedent variable X transmits its effect on a consequent variable Y through an intermediary M. Better known as “mediation analysis” these days.
  • Moderation analysis” used to examine how the effect of an antecedent X on an consequent Y depends on a third moderator variable M (“interaction”).

Installation Steps

Step 1: Visit https://www.processmacro.org/download.html to Download the Process Macro

Step 2: Unzip the Folder

Step 3: Select the Menu item to Install Custom Dialog

Step 4: Locate Process Dialog

Step 5: Press OK

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