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dhr. dr. D. (Dylan) Molenaar


  • Faculteit der Maatschappij- en Gedragswetenschappen
    Programmagroep: Psychological Methods
  • Bezoekadres
    REC G
    Nieuwe Achtergracht 129  Amsterdam
    Kamernummer: 0.34
  • Postadres:
    Postbus  15906
    1001 NK  Amsterdam
  • D.Molenaar@uva.nl
    T: 0205256584

About...

Dylan Molenaar is an assistant professor at the department of psychology. Dylan received his PhD degree in psychology from the University of Amsterdam in 2012 (cum laude). Title of his thesis was "Testing distributional assumptions in psychometric measurement models with substantive applications in psychology". His research interests are item response theory, factor analysis, response time modeling, intelligence, and statistical modeling of genotype by environment interactions. 

Education

  • 2012: PhD Psychology ( cum laude ), University of Amsterdam
  • 2007: MSc Psychology ( cum laude ), University of Amsterdam

 

Key Publications

  • Dylan Molenaar, Daniel Oberski, Jeroen Vermunt, & Paul De Boeck. (in press). Hidden Markov IRT Models for Responses and Response Times. Multivariate Behavioral Research.
  • Dylan Molenaar, Francis Tuerlinckx, & Han L.J. van der Maas. (2015). A Bivariate Generalized Linear Item Response Theory Modeling Framework to the Analysis of Responses and Response Times. Multivariate Behavioral Research, 50, 56-74.  
  • Dylan Molenaar, Conor V. Dolan, & Paul de Boeck (2012). The Heteroscedastic Graded Response Model with a Skewed Latent Trait: Testing Statistical and Substantive Hypotheses related to Skewed Item Category Functions. Psychometrika, 77 , 455-478.
  • Dylan Molenaar , Sophie van der Sluis, Dorret I. Boomsma, & Conor V. Dolan (2012). Detecting Specific Genotype by Environment Interaction using Marginal Maximum Likelihood Estimation in the Classical Twin Design.  Behavior Genetics, 42 , 483-499. 
  • Han L.J. van der Maas, Dylan Molenaar , Gunter Maris, Rogier A. Kievit, & Denny Borsboom (2011). Cognitive Psychology Meets Psychometric Theory: On the Relation Between Process Models for Decision Making and Latent Variable Models for Individual Differences. Psychological Review, 118, 339-356.
  • Dylan Molenaar , Conor V. Dolan, Jelte M. Wicherts, & Han L.J. van der Maas (2010). Modeling Differentiation of Cognitive Abilities within the Higher-Order Factor Model using Moderated Factor Analysis. Intelligence, 38, 611-624
  • Dylan Molenaar , Conor V. Dolan, & Norman Verhelst (2010). Testing and modeling non-normality within the one factor model. British Journal of Mathematical and Statistical Psychology, 63, 293-317.

Website

For papers and computer code, please see my website

Courses

  • Research Methods (freshman psychology)
  • Latent Variable Models (Bachelor psychology)
  • Test Theory and Practice (freshman psychology)

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2012

Prijs

  • D. Molenaar (2015). VENI grant: Psychologische meetprocedures voor responsen en responsetijden. Recognition.
  • D. Molenaar (2013). Dissertation Award. Recognition.

Wetenschappelijke positie

  • D. Molenaar (period: 2010 till 2010). Organisation of the symposium Population Heterogeneity in SEM and IRT for the 75th annual meeting of the Psychometrics Society, Athens, USA, July - Psychometrics Society, Athens, USA.

Andere

  • D. Molenaar (2015). Symposium Modeling responses and response times to psychological tests. The 80th annual meeting of the Psychometrics Society: Beijing (2015, July 14).
  • D. Molenaar (2013). Organization of the symposium Psychometric modeling of responses and response times. the 78th annual meeting of the Psychometrics Society: Arnhem, The Netherlands, July..
  • D. Molenaar (2011). Organization of the symposium Heterogeneity in Latent Variable Models. the 76th annual meeting of the Psychometrics Society: Hong Kong, China.

Spreker

  • D. Molenaar & M. Rhemtulla (2015, March 13). A procedure to test for gene-by-latent environment interactions with multiple indicators. Amsterdam, International Convention of Psychological Science.
  • D. Molenaar, D. Oberski, J. Vermunt & P. de Boeck (2015, July 14). Response mixture modeling of responses and response times. Beijing, The 80th annual meeting of the Psychometrics Society.
  • D. Molenaar, D. Oberski, J. Vermunt & P. de Boeck (2015, October 6). A Latent Markov IRT Modeling Approach to the Analysis of Responses and Response Times. Enschede, The 6th RCEC workshop on IRT.

Tijdschriftredactie

  • D. Molenaar (Ed.). (2015) Intelligence.
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