Here you can download data for all exercises in the book. A link to download will become available once you fill in your contact details and reason for download. This will help me monitor the impact of my work. THANK YOU.
Brown, Anna. (2024). Psychometrics in exercises using R and RStudio. Textbook and data resource. Available to read online on https://bookdown.org/annabrown/psychometricsR To download data for exercises in this book, go HERE Why I wrote this book? This book was born from computing workshop exercises that I created for my students over the past 13 years to
In the summer 2023 I gave an interview to “Women in Research Methods” (WRM – see https://womeninresearchmethods.com/) – a network for women academics in management and the organizational sciences who share an interest in research methods. In the interview, I talk to Jayci Pickering about my career, my personal experiences and insights into current research
Solving the problems of ipsative data: The common framework for proper scaling of comparative response formats.
State-of-the-Art talk at the 29th International Congress of Applied Psychology, 26-30 June 2018, Montreal, Canada.
Response distortions in self-reported and other-reported measures: Is there light at the end of the tunnel?
Keynote at the 10th conference of the International Test Commission, 4 July 2016, Vancouver, Canada.
Open lecture at the III Russian Congress of Psychological Testing, 10 September 2015, Chelyabinsk, Russian Federation.
Dissertation award talk at the International Meeting of the Psychometric Society, 22 July 2011, Hong-Kong.
One of my long-term interests is understanding the nature of response biases in non-cognitive assessments, and suggest effective ways of combating them. Specific topics include: To overcome limitations of current models for faking, that assume that faking behaviour is consistent (individual fakes all items consistently) and varies only between person, I proposed a “Faking as
Ipsative (or relative-to-self) questionnaires ask respondents to compare sets of two or more stimuli from the same domain, such as behaviours, values or interests. For example, to measure occupational interests, respondents may be asked to indicate their preference for two or more activities such as (A) planting roses, (B) receiving telephone calls, or (C) building