2016 ISIR Carroll Methodology award

Aiden Loe was awarded the Carroll prize for best methodology in a paper presented at ISIR 2016. Biosketch: Aiden grew up in Singapore. He received his Master of Philosophy in Social and Developmental Psychology at the University of Cambridge. He is currently a doctoral candidate at the Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge. He is a member of the Cambridge Psychometrics Centre, where he conducts most of his research work. Aiden's research interest is the design of cognitive and personality tests using artificial intelligence. He develops automatic item ...

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2016 ISIR Prize for Best Student Paper

Christin Lotz Biosketch: Christin obtained her diploma in psychology from the University of Trier, Germany. Currently, she is working on her PhD in educational science at the Saarland University, Germany and is mentored by Jörn Sparfeldt. Her research interests center how intelligence, complex problem solving, and educational attainment are connected. On the base of log-file analyses and SEMs, she investigates how intelligence performance scores as well as intelligence process measures contribute to the understanding of the close relation between intelligence and ...

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Sephira Ryman 2015 ISIR Prize for Best Student Paper

Sephira Ryman Biosketch: Sephira obtained her BA in Psychology from Wellesley College and her MSc in Clinical Neuropsychology from the University of New Mexico. She is currently working toward her PhD in Clinical Neuropsychology at the University of New Mexico. Her primary research interest is in understanding how neural structure and function relates to cognitive abilities in both health and disease. Sephira utilizes diverse neuroimaging methodologies and analytic techniques, such as diffusion weighted imaging, fMRI, EEG, graph theory and time frequency connectivity ...

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Ruben Arslan: 2015 John B. Carroll Award for Methodology

Ruben Arslan Biosketch: Ruben was born in Aachen, Germany, and studied psychology at Humboldt University Berlin. He is now working toward a PhD at the Georg August University Göttingen in the Biological Personality Lab with Lars Penke. His research interests have an evolutionary angle on individual differences in common. He has studied paternal age effects on intelligence, personality, mortality and fertility. He hopes to gain an understanding of mutational influences on individual differences and by extension the genetic architecture of traits such as intelligence....

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2015 Lifetime Achievement Award: John Loehlin

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 2015 awardee was Professor John Loehlin. Professor Loehlin has contributed  to statistics (he has a multi-edition book on structural equation modeling), computational modeling (he wrote some of the earliest simulations in psychology, twin research - he still publishes actively in this field, and, of course in intelligence. He assembled one of the first large twin studies, and over decades ...

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