Thorsten Meiser is Professor of Psychology and Chair of Research Methods and Psychological Assessment at the University of Mannheim, Germany. His research interests include psychometrics, statistical models in cognitive psychology and decision making. His current work focuses on IRT models accommodating response styles, attention in prospective memory, and pseudo-contingencies in choice behavior. He holds a doctoral degree from the University of Heidelberg and has been a Research Fellow at Cardiff University, Associate Researcher at Jena University and Associate Professor at Marburg University.
Thorsten Meiser served as editor-in-chief of the journal Experimental Psychology, associate editor of the British Journal of Mathematical and Statistical Psychology, and is currently associate editor of Psychometrika. His research program was funded by the German Research Foundation and the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. Currently he is Head of a Research Training Group on “Statistical Modeling in Psychology” funded by the German Research Foundation.