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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I am currently working on a mental silence disposition scale (5 min). I would like to thank the following sites for listing my survey:
2011-2013 University of Virginia, M.A. Psychology
Have you collected survey data? Here is how to analyze it and why. Interval scale data is obtained from nominal or ordinal data by partitioning data conditional on examinee skill. Item Factor Analysis (a.k.a. Item Response Theory) fits a model to these types of data. Underlying mathematics are presented interwoven with insights gleaned from the experience of writing an open-source software implementation from scratch. Simulation studies, with complete source code included, demonstrate the accuracy of parameter recovery. PDF
2007-2009 University of Oregon, B.S. Psychology (honors)
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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