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