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21st Annual ISIR Conference: Amsterdam, July 9-11, 2020

The 2020 ISIR conference (July, Amsterdam) is now cancelled. We regret missing the opportunity to hear a wonderful line-up of speakers, but events have overtaken us. Our hearts are with all those who are suffering from the coronavirus, and with all of those working hard to look after them. Take care of yourselves, and we hope to see you in Amsterdam in 2021. If you have already registered for the conference, you will receive a refund. With all good wishes, the ISIR Board. This year's ISIR conference will take place in the city of Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The local host this year is Dylan Molenaar. We have put together an exciting program includ...

2019 July 11-13: Minneapolis, MN

Welcome to the website for the 2019 International Society for Intelligence Research conference. This year, the meeting will be in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Minnesota has a special place in the history of twin studies, which have taught us a lot about intelligence. The city is home to the world famous study of twins reared apart (see Science paper) which was led by Professor Thomas Bouchard who, we are delighted to say, will be speaking at the conference. There is a fantastic line-up of confirmed renowned speakers. If you have not been to an ISIR meeting before but would like to learn more about intelligence: how it is measured; how and why people vary; ...

Open Letter to IAEVG board

An Open Letter to the Board and Members of the International Association for Educational and Vocational Guidance (IAEVG): The Board of the International Association for Educational and Vocational Guidance (IAEVG) revoked Dr. Linda Gottfredson's invitation to give a keynote address at the 2018 conference. We write to oppose that decision, and to propose a remedy for it. As background, Dr. Gottfredson was invited to give a keynote address. The invitation arose because she is a seminal figure in vocational counselling, and her circumscription and compromise theory of occupational choice is renowned. The importance of Dr. Gottfredson’s contribu...

2018 John B. Carroll Award for Research Methodology: Inga Schwabe

Inga Schwabe Biosketch: Inga grew up in Paderborn, Germany. She received her M.Sc. in Applied Cognitive Psychology from the University of Twente (Netherlands) in 2013 where she then started her Ph.D. research at the department of Research Methodology, Measurement and Data Analysis. Her doctoral dissertation discusses a number of psychometric issues that require special attention in the analysis of genetically-informative data and proposes new methodology in the form of multilevel item response theory (IRT) (pdf). She held a postdoctoral fellowship at the department of Biostatistics and Clinical Research at the University of Münster (Germany) before ...

2018 ISIR Prize for Best Student Poster

Cassidy Burningham Biosketch:  Cassidy grew up in Salt Lake City, Utah with a family who has supported her throughout her entire life. Growing up with family and friends who were constantly asking for her advice is what drove Cassidy in to the world of behavioral science. Cassidy received her Bachelor's Degree in Behavioral Science with an emphasis in Psychology this past Spring from Utah Valley University. Cassidy will be continuing her education at the University of Utah and will be getting her Master's Degree in Social Work. Cassidy is hoping to work in the hospital setting with trauma victims and/or be involved in crisis intervention. She will ...