Representative Publications

Kievit, R. A., Davis, S. W., Mitchell, D. J., Taylor, J. R., Duncan, J., Cam-CAN, & Henson, R. N. A. (2014). Distinct aspects of frontal lobe structure mediate age-related differences in fluid intelligence and multitasking. Nature Communications, 5, 5658. Covered here, here and here.

Kievit, R.A., van Rooijen, H., Wicherts, J.M., Kan, K.J., Waldorp, L.J., Scholte & Borsboom, D. (2012) Intelligence and the brain: A model-based approach. Cognitive Neuroscience, 3, 89-97   PDF

Kievit, R.A., Romeijn, J.W., Waldorp, L.J., Wicherts, J. M., H. Steven Scholte & Borsboom, D. (2011) Mind the gap: A psychometric approach to the reduction problem. Psychological Inquiry, 22, 67-87.  PDF This article won the IOPS best paper award 2012.

Kievit, R.A., Romeijn, J.W., Waldorp, L.J., Wicherts, J. M., H. Steven Scholte & Borsboom, D. (2011). Modeling Mind and Matter: Reductionism and Psychological Measurement in Cognitive Neuroscience.Psychological Inquiry, 22, 139-157.   PDF

Kievit, R. A., Frankenhuis, W. E., Waldorp, L. J. & Borsboom, D. (2013). Simpson’s Paradox in Psychological Science: A Practical Guide. Frontiers in Psychology. PDF

Kriegeskorte, N. & Kievit, R. A. (2013). Representational geometry: integrating cognition, computation, and the brain. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 17, 401-412. PDF

All Publications

Kievit, R. A., Davis, S. W., Griffiths, J. D., Correia, M. M., & Henson, R. N. (2016). A watershed model of individual differences in fluid intelligence. Neuropsychologia. PDF

Henson, R. N. A., Campbell, K. L., Davis, S. W., Taylor, J. R., Emery, T., Erzinclioglu , S. Cam-CAN, & Kievit, R. A. (2016). Multiple determinants of ageing memories. Scientific Reports 6, 32527. PDF

Wolpe, N., Ingram, J., Tsvetanov, K., Geerligs, L., Kievit, R. A., Henson, R. N. A., Wolpert, D., Cam-CAN, & Rowe, J. (In press). Ageing increases the reliance on sensorimotor predictions through changes in structure and functional connectivity of the pre-supplementary motor area. Nature Communications.

van Harmelen, A. L.,… Kievit, R. A. & Goodyer, I. M. (2016). Friendships and Family Support Reduce Subsequent Depressive Symptoms in At-Risk Adolescents. PloS one, 11(5), e0153715. PDF

Kievit, R. A., Scholte, H. S., Waldorp, L. J., & Borsboom, D. (2016). Inter-and intra-individual differences in fluid reasoning show distinct cortical responses. bioRxiv, 039412.

Fried, E. I., & Kievit, R. A. (2015). The volumes of subcortical regions in depressed and healthy individuals are strikingly similar: a reinterpretation of the results by Schmaal et al. Molecular Psychiatry.

Ganis, G., & Kievit, R. A. (2014). A New Set of Three-Dimensional Shapes for Investigating Mental Rotation Processes: Validation Data and Stimulus Set. Journal of Open Psychology Data3(1), e3

Charest, I.  Kievit, R. A.,  Schmitz, T. W., Deca, D., & Kriegeskorte, N. (2014). Unique semantic space in the brain of each beholder predicts perceived similarity. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. PDF 

Wagenmakers, E. J., Wetzels, R. W., Borsboom, D., van der Maas, H. L. J. & Kievit, R. A. (2012). An Agenda for Purely Confirmatory Research. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 7, 632-638. PDF

Kievit, A. J., Kuijer, P., Kievit, R. A., Sierevelt, I. N., Blankevoort, L., & Frings-Dresen, M. H. (2014). A Reliable, Valid and Responsive Questionnaire to Score the Impact of Knee Complaints on Work following Total Knee Arthroplasty: the WORQ. The Journal of Arthroplasty. PDF

Bakker, M., Cramer, A. O. J., Matzke, D., Kievit, R. A., Van Der Maas, H. L. J., Wagenmakers, E. J. & Borsboom, D. (2013) Dwelling on the Past. The European Journal of Personality. PDF. This is a commentary on the paper ‘Recommendations for increasing replicability in psychology’ by Asendorpf et al., available here.

Wicherts, J., Kievit, R.A., Bakker, M. & Borsboom, D. (2012) Letting the daylight in: Reviewing the reviewers and other ways to maximize transparency in science. Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience, 6, 20.

Kievit, R.A., Waldorp, L.J., Kan, K.J., & Wicherts, J. M. (2012). Causality: populations, individuals, and assumptions. The European Journal of Personality, 26, 400-401. PDF. This is a commentary on the paper “Correlation and Causation in the Study of Personality” bij J. J. Lee.

Kosslyn, S.M., Kievit, R.A., Russel, A.G. & Shepard, J.M. PowerPoint Flaws and Failures: A Psychological Analysis. (2012). Frontiers in Educational Psychology, 3, 210. PDF.

Borsboom, D., Epskamp, S., Kievit, R.A., Cramer, A. O. J., & Schmittmann. (2011). Transdiagnostic Networks. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 6, 610-614. PDF

Harmelen, A. van Elzinga, B. M., Kievit, R.A. & Spinhoven, P. (2011). Intrusions of autobiographical memories in individuals reporting childhood emotional maltreatment. European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 2, 7336 . PDF

Penke, L. Johnson, W., Kievit, R. A., Wicherts, J. M., Ploeger, A. & Borsboom, D. (2011) Evolutionary psychology and intelligence research cannot be integrated the way Kanazawa (2010) suggests. American Psychologist, 66, 916-917. PDF

Kievit, R. A. & Geurts, H. M. (2011). Autism and perception of awareness in self and others: Two sides of the same coin or dissociated abilities? Cognitive Neuroscience, 2, 119-120.  PDF

Kievit, R. A. (2011). Het zelfreinigend vermogen van de wetenschap: Parapsychologie en peer review 2.0. De Psycholoog,  46, 10-16. PDF

Kievit, R.A. (2011). Bayesians caught smuggling priors into Rotterdam Harbour. Perspectives on psychological science, 6, 313. PDF (under the header ‘breaking news’)

Schmittman, V. D., Cramer, A. O. J., Waldorp, L. J., Epskamp, S., Kievit, R.A. & Borsboom, D. (2013) Deconstructing the construct: A network perspective on psychological phenomena. New ideas in Psychology. PDF

Ganis, G., Rosenfeld, J.P., Meixner, J., Kievit, R.A. & Schendan, H. (2011). Lying in the Scanner: Covert Countermeasures Disrupt Deception Detection by Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Neuroimage, 55, 312–319. PDF

van der Maas, H. L. J., Molenaar, D., Maris, G., Kievit, R.A. & Borsboom, D. (2011) Cognitive psychology meets psychometric theory: On the relation between process models for decision making and latent variable models for individual differences. Psychological Review, 118, 339-356. PDF

Borst, G., Kievit, R.A., Thompson, W. L. & Kosslyn, S.M. (2011) Mental Rotation Is Not Easily Cognitively Penetrable.  Journal of Cognitive Psychology, 23, 60-75. PDF

Kan, K. J., Kievit, R. A., Dolan, C. V., & van der Maas, H. L. J. (2011). On the interpretation of the CHC Gc factor as Crystallized Intelligence. Intelligence. PDF

Hooven, C.K., Chabris, C.F., Ellison, P.T., Kievit, R.A. & Kosslyn, S.M. The sex difference on mental rotation tests is not necessarily a difference in mental rotation ability. (Submitted for publication). PDF

Book chapters

Verkuilen, J., Kievit, R.A., & Zand Scholten, A. (In press). Representing Concepts by Fuzzy Sets. In: Belohlavek, R. & Klir, G.J. (eds.) Concepts and Fuzzy Logic. Cambridge: MIT Press. PDF Simulation code for R can be found here: Fuzzy set MDD simulation.R

Borsboom, D., Kievit, R.A., Cervone, D.P., & Hood, S.B. (2009). The two disciplines of scientific psychology, or: The disunity of psychology as a working hypothesis. In: Valsiner, J., Molenaar, P.C.M., Lyra, M.C.D.P., & Chaudary, N. Developmental process methodology in the social and developmental sciences. New York: Springer. PDF

Borsboom, D., Cramer, A., Kievit, R.A., Zand Scholten, A. & Franic, S. (2009) The End of Construct Validity. In: Lissitz, R.W. (Ed.). The concept of validity. Information Age Publishers.  PDF Note: This is an uncorrected proof.

Miscellaneous publications

Kievit, R.A. (2009) Gedrag, hersenen en deeltjes. Blind, Interdisciplinair Tijdschrift, 22. PDF


Kievit, R.A. Psychometric modeling and Neuroscience. Invited lecture at the Amsterdam Medical Centre

Kievit, R.A. De hersenscanner als IQ-test. Guest lecture at the University of Groningen.

Kievit, R.A. Understanding and the aims of cognitive neuroscience. Understanding and the Aims of Science from 31 May- 4 Jun 2010, Universiteit Leiden.

Kievit, R.A., van Rooijen, H., Wicherts, J.M., Kan, K.J., Waldorp, L.J., Scholte & Borsboom, D. Structural Equation Modeling and Cognitive Neuro science. IOPS winter conference, 10-11 December, Cito, Arnhem.

Kievit, R.A., Kan, K.J., Wicherts, J.M. & Borsboom, D. If neuro g is the answer, what is the question? ISIR 2009, Madrid, Spain.

Kievit, R.A., Romeijn, J.W., Waldorp, L.J., Wicherts, J.M., Scholte, H.S. & Borsboom, D. Causality, Structural Equation Modeling and Cognitive Neuroscience: Psychometric Modeling of Reductive Science. IMPS 2009, Cambridge,

Kievit, R.A. Statistical models for mind-body relations. Invited lecture at the course ”Philosophy and Cognition’ at the University of Amsterdam, 2008.

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