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What are bounded distributions? and can a bounded distribution hold the normality assumption?

First, yes, a bounded distribution has ... well, bounds. This is a case where the natural meaning of the phrase is accurate. Second, yes, the Normal distribution has no bounds. That's part of the ...
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Large sample size and multivariate normality assumption

The links that Dave gave in a comment are useful, but I think this question is a little bit different. First, KS can be useful at any sample size, but its p value is conflated with sample size (as are ...
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Can I violate assumptions of normality for categorical linear regression models?

I think we need to back up. Questions of normality are -- in my opinion -- the least important when it comes to linear regression. That being said, your model and data are showing other signs that ...
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SEM: Multivariate normality of the residuals?

Most SEM experts probably agree that violations of multivariate normality are not as problematic nowadays given that appropriate correction methods for the standard errors and test statistics (which ...
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Large sample size and multivariate normality assumption

Since you are working with SEM, you should also know that the requirement for multivariate normality (among the endogenous variables) is not very strict and that there are several alternative ...
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Partial Correlation and 1 Categorical Control Variable with 3 Categories

For starters, you don't need normally distributed data to run a correlation. Common correlational measures like Pearson or Spearman simply don't have this as an assumption and generally don't behave ...
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Partial Correlation and 1 Categorical Control Variable with 3 Categories

When your categorical control variable has three categories, you need to construct and control for two dummy code variables to appropriately represent all three categories. In other words, both dummy ...
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