Activist, March 2012

Joshua Pritikin's Home Page at University of Virginia

I started graduate school at University of Virginia fall 2011. My area of concentration is quantitative psychology. My advisors are Steven Boker and Karen Schmidt.

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Substantiative Research Interests

Complete mental silence

Current Research

I am currently working on a mental silence disposition scale (5 min). I would like to thank the following sites for listing my survey:



Neale, M. C., Hunter, M. D., Pritikin, J. N., Zahery, M., Brick, T. R., Kirkpatrick, R., Estabrook, R., Bates, T. C., Maes, H., Boker, S. M. (in press). OpenMx 2.0: Extended structural equation and statistical modeling. Psychometrika. PDF

Pritikin, J. N., Hunter, M. D., & Boker, S. M. (2015). Modular open-source software for Item Factor Analysis. Educational and Psychological Measurement. 75(3), 458-474. doi:10.1177/0013164414554615 PDF

Kelly, G., Mobbs, S., Pritikin, J. N., Mayston, M., Mather, M., Rosenbaum, P., Henderson, R., & Forsyth, R. (in press). Gross Motor Function Measure-66 trajectories in children recovering after severe acquired brain injury. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology.

Pritikin, J. N., & Schmidt, K. (2013). A self-report measure for familiarity with mental silence. In W. v. Moer, D. A. Çelik, & J. L. Hochheimer (Eds.), Spirituality in the 21st Century: Journeys beyond Entrenched Boundaries (pp. 23-31), Oxford, United Kingdom: Inter-Disciplinary Press. PDF

Pritikin, J. N. (2007). We ought to characterize dyadic prospects. International Conference on Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction: Doctoral Consortium, Lisbon, Portugal. PDF

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