5 results for tag: 2018


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 ...

2018 ISIR Prize for Best Paper

Helen Elizabeth Davis Biosketch: Helen Elizabeth Davis Helen grew up in the borderlands of southern New Mexico where she enjoyed a free-range childhood hunting for ladybugs in the Sacramento Mountains. She received her B.A. from the University of Missouri in 2003. Before attending graduate school, Helen began working for the Tsimane Health and Life History Project in lowland Bolivia. She received her M.Sc. and Ph.D. from the University of New Mexico, where she focused on the effects of formal schooling on cognitive performance among foraging and transitioning populations. She held a postdoctoral fellowship with the Spatial Cognition and Navigation ...

19th Annual ISIR Conference: Edinburgh, 2018: July 13-15

Local hosts Dr. Michelle Luciano and Professor Timothy Bates warmly welcome you Edinburgh. The conference offers an unrivaled opportunity for those interested in intelligence to meet, present their research, and discuss current questions and applications. Conference Highlights Conference Flyer! (pdf) Meeting Programme (online)   PRESIDENT'S INVITED ADDRESS: Madness, Genius and the origin of the brain: Molecular building blocks for the behavioural repertoire [youtube id="W3yCQyD5Dvg" width="620" height="360"] KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Genetics Determines Social Status: Evidence and Implications from an English Lineage, ...

British Society for Individual Differences (BSPID) Jul 12, 2018 Edinburgh Programme

Venue: Room F21, 7 George Square, EH8 9JZ, Edinburgh. 9am: Welcome to BSPID 2018! (registration here) 9:10-10:15: Keynote: Dr. Kathryn Asbury, York University They called him Scar Boy: How Qualitative Methods can add value to Behavioural Genetics? 10:15-10:45: Morning Tea 10:45-noon: Talks Yue Li: Do 10-year old children stereotype males as more intellectually brilliant than females? (20") Huw Davies-Walters: Exploring the relationship between the 2-factor model of Perfectionism and Mental Toughness in Sport. Yusuke Takahashi: Direction of causation modeling on the links between Conscientiousness and psychopathology during adolescence. T...