7 results for tag: ISIR_award


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 ...

2017 John B. Carroll Award for Research Methodology

Jacqueline M. Caemmerer Biosketch: Jackie grew up in a small town in New York and later lived in New York City where she earned a master’s degree in school psychology at Teachers College, Columbia University.  She began working on her PhD at the University of Texas at Austin in 2011 and simultaneously earned a master’s degree in quantitative methods.  At UT, she was mentored by Tim Keith and developed research interests in the structure of intelligence and the influence of cognitive abilities on students’ academic achievement with an advanced quantitative methods focus.  Her research interests also include the influence of social variables ...

2017 ISIR Prize for Best Poster Presentation: Kirsten Hilger

Kirsten Hilger was the 2017 awardee for best poster, at the 2017 ISIR conference. The award carries a prize of $500. Biosketch: Kirsten obtained her Master of Science (Neurocognitive Psychology) from the Goethe University Frankfurt am Main in Germany. She is currently working on her PhD project in the Lab of Christian Fiebach and studies together with Ulrike Basten the neural underpinnings of human intelligence. Her primary aim is to understand how differences in organizational principles of intrinsic brain networks contribute to individual differences in general intelligence. On the base of human fMRI and EEG resting-state data, she models indivi...

2017 ISIR Prize for Best Student Paper: Emily Willoughby

Emily Willoughby, awardee of the Best Student Presentation award, ISIR, Montreal 2017.  Biosketch: Emily grew up in the mountains of western North Carolina, acquired her B.A. in biology from New Jersey’s Thomas Edison University, and began working toward her Ph.D. in personality, individual differences & behavior genetics at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities in 2016. Following several years working as a scientific illustrator and co-authoring a book on the United States’ evolution/creationism controversy, she returned to NC for a year of post-baccalaureate psychology courses and research at the University of North Carolina at Ashevi...

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 generators using algorithmic approaches such as rule-based or machine learning ...