Chair for Methods and Psychological Assessment


                Office hours: by appointment

Brief academic bio

  • September 2023: Doctoral Dissertation (University of Wuppertal). Titel of dissertation thesis: "Advances in Thurstonian Forced-Choice Modeling"
  • July 2021: Master of Science in Statistics (Technical University of Dortmund)
  • September 2018: Master of Science in Psychology (University of Wuppertal)

  • November 2023 - today: Research Associate (Akademischer Rat; University of Wuppertal)
  • August 2019  - November 2023: Research Scientist (University of Wuppertal)

  • Forced-Choice Measurement
  • Item Response Theory
  • Itemselection
  • Dark Personality
  • Faking
  • Malingering
  • Sorting Algorithms

  • Jansen, M. T. & Schulze, R. (2024). Linear Factor Analytic Thurstonian Forced-Choice Models: Current Status and Issues. Educational and Psychological Measurement, 84(4),660–690. https://doi.org/10.1177/00131644231205011
  • Hofmann, M. J., Jansen, M. T., Wigbels, C., Briesemeister, B., & Jacobs, A. M. (2024). Individual Text Corpora Predict Openness, Interests, Knowledge and Level of Education. In M. Zock, E. Chersoni, Y-Y, Hsu (Eds.). Proceedings of the Workshop on Cognitive Aspects of the Lexicon (CogALex@LREC-COLING 2024. The 8th Workshop on Cognitive Aspects of the Lexicon, European Language Resources Association, 2024, 978-2-493814-45-6. (pp. 14–25). ELRA and ICCL. https://hal.science/hal-04570159.
  • Jansen, M. T. & Doebler, P. (2024). Binary Path Sort: A Sorting Algorithm for Forced-Choice Designs with Focus on a Single Respondent. PsyArXiv. https://doi.org/10.31234/osf.io/yg9a6
  • Schwarz, S., Klümper, L., Jansen, M. T., & Agthe, M. (2023). Immoral, infectious, or both? How disgust sensitivity predicts judgments of violations against COVID-19 mitigation actions. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 17(12), e12914, 1-10. https://doi.org/10.1111/spc3.12914
  • Jansen, M. T. (2023). ThurMod: Thurstonian CFA and Thurstonian IRT Modeling. R Package. https://CRAN.R-project.org/package=ThurMod
  • Jansen, M. T. (2023).  Advances in Thurstonian Forced-Choice Modeling (Dissertation). Bergische Universität Wuppertal. https://doi.org/10.25926/BUW/0-127
  • Jansen, M. T., Tamm, S., Merten, T., Tamm, A., & Hofmann, M. J. (2020). Feigning memory impairment in a forced-choice task: Evidence from event-related potentials. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 158, 190-200.
    https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpsycho.2020.10.003
  • Jansen, M. T., Jansen, N. C., Weber, A., Hidalgo Gadea, G., Ansari, E., & Scheren, P. (2017). Semantic priming with homonymous nouns: Hints of clarifying the issue of selective vs. non-selective priming. Journal of European Psychology Students, 8(1), 15-29.
    https://doi.org/10.5334/jeps.408

  • Jansen, M. T. & Schulze, R. (2024, July). Test and item design in forced-choice modeling with Thurstonian linked blocks. Paper presented at the 13th Conference of the International Test Commission, Granada, Spain.
  • Jansen, M. T. & Schulze, R. (2023, September). Thurstonian linked blocks: A new approach to model Thurstonian forced-choice data. Paper presented at the 16th Conference of the Fachgruppe Methoden & Evaluation, Konstanz, Germany.
  • Hofmann, M. J.,  Jansen, M. T., Wigbels, C. & Jacobs, A. M (2023, March). Individual internet search history predicts openness, interest, knowledge and intelligence. Paper presented at the Conference of Experimental Psychologists, Trier, Germany.
  • Jansen, M. T. & Schulze, R. (2022, September). Improving symptom validity testing of cognitive performance. Paper presented at the 52th Conference of the German Psychological Society, Hildesheim, Germany.
  • Jansen, R & Jansen, M. T. (2022, September). Predicting the future: Can retroactive facilitation of recall be explained by other psychological effects?. Paper presented at the 16th Conference of the Section Methods and Evaluation of the German Psychological Society, Konstanz, Germany.
  • Jansen, M. T. & Schulze, R. (2019, September). Itemskalierung sozialer Erwünschtheit mit Paarvergleichsdaten im Rahmen des Conjoint Measurement. Paper presented at the 14th Conference of the Section Methods and Evaluation of the German Psychological Society, Kiel, Germany.
  • Roberts, R. D., Schulze, R. & Jansen, M. T. (2017, September). Advances in Measuring Noncognitive (Soft) Skills: New Methods, New Techniques. Paper presented at the Conference of the E-ATP for Advancing Human Capital with Assessments, Noordwijk, The Netherlands.

  • German Psychological Sosciety (DGPs)
  • Fachgruppe Differentielle Psychologie, Persönlichkeitspsychologie und Psychologische Diagnostik in der DGPs
  • Fachgruppe Methoden und Evaluation in der DGPs

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