UNL hosts Psychometric Society's annual conference

The Psychometric Society is holding its 77th annual conference at UNL through July 12. Pre-conference workshops started July 9, with the main program beginning today.

The Psychometric Society was founded in 1935. It is an international nonprofit professional organization devoted to the advancement of quantitative measurement practices in psychology, education, and the social sciences. The Society publishes the journal Psychometrika, which contains articles on the development of quantitative models of psychological phenomena, as well as statistical methods and mathematical techniques for the evaluation of psychological and educational data.

The conference is hosted by the College of Education and Human Sciences, and the Department of Educational Psychology.

Psychometricians from around the world are taking part in the conference.

For more information, go to http://go.unl.edu/73x.