I am associate professor at the Psychological Methods Unit of the University of Amsterdam. I received my PhD in Mathematical Psychology in 2014 at the University of Amsterdam. My work focuses on the development of complex cognitive models using mathematical and computational methods. My models enable researchers to disentangle the cognitive processes that underlie human decision making in general, and the ability to stop inappropriate responses in particular. My research attests to my conviction that the best—if not only—way forward for cognitive psychology is through the development and application of formal mathematical models that enable the precise measurement of psychological constructs and the rigorous empirical evaluation of theories.
- Matzke, D., Verbruggen, F., Logan, G. (in press). The stop-signal paradigm. Stevens' Handbook of Experimental Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience, Fourth Edition, Volume Five: Methodology. John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
- Matzke, D., Love, J., & Heathcote, A. (2017). A Bayesian approach for estimating the probability of trigger failures in the stop-signal paradigm. Behavior Research Methods, 49, 267-281. doi:10.3758/s13428-015-0695-8.
- Vandekerckhove, J., Matzke, D., & Wagenmakers, E.-J. (2015). Model comparison and the principle of parsimony. In J. Busemeyer, J. Townsend, Z. J. Wang, & A. Eidels (Eds.), Oxford Handbook of Computational and Mathematical Psychology, pp. 300-319. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
- Matzke, D., Dolan, C.V, Batchelder, W.H., & Wagenmakers, E.-J. (2015). Bayesian estimation of multinomial processing tree models with heterogeneity in participants and items. Psychometrika, 80, 205-235.
- Matzke, D., Dolan, C.V, Logan, G.D., Brown, S.D., & Wagenmakers, E.-J. (2013). Bayesian parametric estimation of stop-signal reaction time distributions. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 142, 1047-1073.
- Matzke, D., & Wagenmakers, E.-J. (2009). Psychological interpretation of the ex-Gaussian and shifted Wald parameters: A diffusion model analysis. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 16, 798-817.
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