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Call for Psychometrika Book Review Editor

The Psychometric Society is seeking applications and nominations for the position of book review editor of its journal Psychometrika. Psychometrika is devoted to the development of psychology as a quantitative rational science, including the advancement of theory and methodology for behavioral data analysis in psychology, education, and the social and behavioral sciences generally. The journal is published four times a year, in March, June, September, and December, and contains articles on the development of quantitative models of psychological phenomena, as well as statistical methods and mathematical techniques for evaluating psychological and educational data. Psychometrika is currently produced and distributed by the Psychometric Society, via an arrangement with Springer Science+Business Media (formerly Springer-Verlag), New York.

The Book Review Editor would serve a four-year term, beginning July 1, 2019, or earlier.

 

The Book Review Editor is responsible for the following:
  • Identify newly released books on quantitative methods that would be of interest to readers of Psychometrika and reflect diverse topics. 
  • Obtain books to be reviewed by requesting them from the publisher. (Books are often sent by publishers for review consideration.)
  • Maintain a list of books available for review.
  • Appoint individuals to review books. These may be individuals who volunteer or those solicited by the editor to review books.
  • Ensure copies of the book are sent to the reviewer.
  • Evaluate the review in regard to its content, accuracy, quality, and length.  
  • Oversee any revisions of the book review.
For more information on book reviews in Psychometrika, see here.

 

Photos from IMPS 2018 Available!

Pieter Kroonenberg (shown in photo) has taken wonderful photos at IMPS 2018 and published them here (password: imps2018). See also this page for information and photos from recent annual meetings.

You can also find pages with photos of many other past meetings (1980, 1995, 2001, 2003-2018) - see hyperlinks on this page. We would be grateful to receive further photos, especially for meetings for which we do not yet have pages. If you have photos to contribute, please email sophiarh@berkeley.edu.

See also other historic webpages.

Cast your vote!

Dear Psychometric Society Member,

Please take a moment to vote for the new President of the Psychometric Society, two new members of the Board of Trustees, and one new member of the Editorial Council. We greatly value your participation.

The candidates for President are Irini Moustaki and Alina von Davier. Information about all candidates (pictures and bios) is posted here.

Online voting is easy. Simply go to the electronic ballot and rank the candidates. This will require you to log in as a member. If you don't remember your username or password, you can easliy reset both by selecting "Request New Password." Elections close on November 16 (5:00 p.m., PST).
 

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