4 results for month: 12/2007


2007: Amsterdam, Netherlands

Program Distinguished Contributor Interview: James Flynn [vimeo id="5153539" width="620" height="360"] ISIR Distinguished Interview: James Flynn from Timothy Bates on Vimeo. Invited Speaker: Robert Plomin Awards Photo Gallery  

2007 Lifetime Achievement Award: Doug Detterman

The Lifetime Achievement Award is ISIR’s highest honor, reserved for individuals who have, over their professional lifetime, substantially advanced the field of intelligence. The 2007 awardee  was Professor Douglas K. Detterman. Doug researches intelligence and mental retardation. A professor at  Case Western Reserve University, he founded the journal Intelligence, and remains editor in chief. He also founded this society and was its President until 2011.

2007 John B. Carroll Award for Research Methodology

Dylan Molenaar Biosketch: Dylan Molenaar studied psychology at the University of Amsterdam. Due to his mathematical orientation he got interested in statistical models to describe human behavior. Therefore, he specialized in methodology and psychometrics at the Department of Psychological Methods, where he completed his Master’s thesis on modeling of ability distributions.  In May 2007, he received a personal grant from the Netherlands Organization of Scientific Research for his PhD project entitled "Statistical modeling of (cognitive) ability differentiation". He will be working on this project for four years under the supervision of Conor ...

2007 ISIR Templeton Prize for Best Student Paper

Joni Lakin Biosketch: Joni Lakin is a doctoral candidate in Educational Psychology at the University of Iowa. For the past four years, she has worked with Dr. David Lohman on the Cognitive Abilities Test. She received her B.S. in Applied Psychology at Georgia Tech working with Drs. Phillip L. Ackerman and Ruth Kanfer on knowledge and skill acquisition in adults. Her current research interests include the construction and validation of measures of abilities and other aptitudes for learning, with a particular interest in the participation of women in STEM careers. Representative Publications Lohman D.F., & Lakin, J.M. Consistencies in sex differe...