Jelte Wicherts BITSS CatalystPsychology

Jelte Wicherts received both his Master’s degree (2002, cum laude) and PhD degree (2007, cum laude) from the Psychological Methods group at the University of Amsterdam. He has published on a wide range of topics related to reproducibility, replication, individual differences, statistics, and measurement. His research interests include group differences in IQ, reproducibility, biases in research, measurement invariance, stereotype threat, the Flynn Effect, structural equation modeling, errors with statistics, and data sharing.

Dr. Wicherts has (co-)authored 85 publications in various peer-reviewed journals, including Intelligence, Proceedings of the Royal Society: B, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Perspectives on Psychological Science, Learning and Individual Differences, Structural Equation Modeling, Behavior Research Methods, Psychological Methods, Psychological Science, PLoS ONE, and Nature. He has reviewed for 34 different journals and is an editorial board member of the journals Psychological Science, Intelligence, Psychological Methods, and the Journal of Health Psychology. He is an Academic Editor at PLOS ONE and an associate editor at Frontiers in Quantitative Psychology and Measurement.

From 2007-2012 Dr. Wicherts was an assistant professor at the University of Amsterdam. Since May 2012 he has been an Associate Professor at the Department of Methodology and Statistics at Tilburg University. He has acquired Open Competition (200K Euros), VENI (208K), and VIDI (800K) grants from the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO) and a Consolidator grant (2000k) from the European Research Council. He is affiliate member of the Meta-Research Innovation Center at Stanford (METRICS).