• Prof. Cobbenhagenlaan 125, Reitse Poort, room RP 110

    5037 DB Tilburg



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Research interests

  • Errors with Statistics
  • Scientific integrity
  • Data sharing
  • Science policy
  • Publication bias
  • Research methodology
  • Intelligence (IQ)
  • Measurement invariance
  • Cognitive abilities
  • Questionable research practices
  • Psychometrics


Jelte Wicherts (1976) 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. He is (co)author of over 100 publications in various peer-reviewed journals, including Intelligence, Proceedings of the Royal Society: B, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Perspectives on Psychological Science, Psychological Bulletin, Structural Equation Modeling, Behavior Research Methods, Psychological Methods, Psychological Science, PLoS ONE, and Nature. He has reviewed for 65 different journals and is an editorial board member of the journals Intelligence, Psychological Methods, and the Journal of Health Psychology. From 2007-2012 he was an assistant professor at the University of Amsterdam. From 2012-2017 he was an Associate Professor at the Department of Methodology and Statistics at Tilburg University. In 2017, he became full professor in methodology of the social and behavioral sciences at the same department. He has acquired Open Competition (200K Euros), VENI (208K), VIDI (800K), and VICI (1500K) 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) and a Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science (APS).

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External positions

Advising on methods and data handling of methodology department SCP (Sociaal en Cultureel Planbureau (SCP))

1 Jan 2020 → …

Writing book on data management (Taylor & Francis)

22 Aug 201831 Dec 2024

Associate Editor (Frontiers in Quantitative Psychology and Measurement)

1 May 201231 Mar 2024


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