4 results for month: 12/2013


2013: Melbourne, Australia: December 12-14

The conference program is here (pdf). Lifetime Achievement Award: Linda Gottfredson: Empirical Treasure, Lost and Found Distinguished contributor Interview: Nicholas Mackintosh Update: Professor Nicholas Mackintosh passed away in February of 2015. We are so pleased to have this enduring record of Professor Nicholas Mackintosh's Distinguished Contributor Interview. He is keenly missed. Among academics he was remembered by colleagues as, variously, a pioneer in associative learning theory, a wonderful head of department at Cambridge, and a leading promoter of calm and honest thinking about IQ. He was universally remembered as a decent, ebulli...

2013 John B. Carroll Award for Research Methodology

Natalie Borter Biosketch: Natalie grew up in Oberems (Switzerland). She received her Master of Science degree in Psychology from the University of Bern, where she currently is a doctoral student at the Department of Personality, Differential Psychology, and Psychological Testing and Assessment. Her current research interests are in modeling methods (e.g., latent growth curves and fixed-links models) to dissociate various components of response time variance. She is particularly interested in the functional relationship between these components and psychometric intelligence. In her research project, she analyses various homogenous tasks with increas...

2013 ISIR Prize for Best Student Paper

Simon Jackson Biosketch: Simon completed his Bachelor of Science, Psychology (Honours class 1) at the University of Sydney, Australia. He is currently completing his PhD on individual differences in decision making, investigating the role of cognitive abilities and metacognitive confidence. In particular, Simon’s aim is to understand how psychological processes are translated into competent and incompetent choice behaviour. This is being done under the primary supervision of Dr Sabina Kleitman (University of Sydney), and the co-supervision of Professor Lazar Stankov, A/Professor Pauline Howie, and Dr Bruce Burns. In addition to his PhD research, ...

2013 Lifetime Achievement Award: Linda Gottfredson

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 2013 awardee was Professor Linda Gottfredson.