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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...

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 ...

2017: July 14-16 in Montreal

18th Annual meeting of ISIR: Montreal, Canada. July 14-16 Updates: YouTube videos of our keynote speakers, and distinguished awardees and guests! Professor Mat McGue: President's invited speaker keynote: Up now! [youtube id="QWZlze7KzMM" width="620" height="360"] Professor Jim Flynn: Lifetime achievement award lecture: Up now! [youtube id="JTtsfx6ADA0" width="620" height="360"] Professors Camilla P. Benbow and David Lubinski: Keynote Lecture: Up now! [youtube id="F5QjofWMvQc" width="620" height="360"] Professor Steven Pinker: Distinguished Contributor Interview: Up now! [youtube id="uFQYLRprpww" width="620" height="360"] Registration available ...

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 analyses, to capture the dynamic nature of the brain and understand its relations...

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. Representative publications: Preprint: Arslan, R. C., Willführ, K. P., Frans, ...