Conferences

Recent/Upcoming Conference Highlights

  1. AMOM 2020 Virtual Conference June 25-26, 2020; For details on the conference organized by the Simon Fraser University Measurement and Modelling Lab go to the MML lab ABOUT page:  https://sfu.ca/psychology/research/mml/about.html
    Slides and audio recordings of select presentations are at: https://osf.io/xepkb/
  2. *Alley, L, & Fouladi, R.T. (2020, October online). Topic Modeling and the Analysis of Response Proceses Validity Evidence: An Opportunity. Western Psychological Association Annual Convention, San Francisco. 
  3. *Falk, A., & Fouladi, R.T. (2020, October online). A Structured Evaluation of Relationship Satisfaction Measures with Consideration to Special Populations. Western Psychological Association Annual Convention, San Francisco. 
  4. *Hystad, J., *Lu, H., & Fouladi, R.T. (2020, October online). Test-retest effects and modifying factors: Baseline self-report symptoms on the Sports Concussion Assessment Tool 5 . Western Psychological Association Annual Convention, San Francisco. 
  5. *Lu, H., *Hystad, J., & Fouladi, R.T. (2020, October online) 100% as Perfectly Normal? A Mixed-Methods Analysis of the SCAT5. Western Psychological Association Annual Convention, San Francisco. 
  6. *Tan, B., Fouladi, R.T., *Tang, M., *Tran, T.T.T., *Mahantheran, R., *Ou Yang, Z.Y. (2020, October online). Comparison of Bilinguals’ Response Pattern Before- and After- Excluding “Difficult Items” on Mandarin and English versions of CES-D. Western Psychological Association Annual Convention, San Francisco. 
  7. *Tang, M., & Fouladi, R.T. (2020, October online). Research Synthesis and Cross-Lingual/Cultural Examination of Findings of Ceiling/Floor Effects (CFE) on Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQOL) Questionnaires. Western Psychological Association Annual Convention, San Francisco. 
  8. *Tran, T.T.T., Fouladi, R.T., *Tang, M., *Mahantheran, R., *Ou Yang, Z.Y., *Tan, B. (2020, October online) Response Shift and Language Version Effects in Successive Completion of English and Mandarin Translations of the CES-D. Western Psychological Association Annual Convention, San Francisco. 
  9. *Willi, T., & Fouladi, R.T. (2020, October online) An examination of gender and language background on test-retest STICSA-Trait scores. Western Psychological Association Annual Convention, San Francisco.
  10. Fouladi, R.T. (Postponed from 2020 to 2021). A Meeting Of Methodologies: Concepts and Ways Forward to Revisioning Psychology Research Methods Pedagogy. Roundtable. Western Psychological Association Annual Convention (virtual San Francisco 2020, rescheduled to Las Vegas 2021) 

Poster presentations (select)

  1. *Kalmet, N., & Fouladi, R.T. (2007, May). A comparison between structured alternative and Likert item formats. Poster presentation at Western Psychological Association Annual Convention, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  2. *Wallis, P. & Fouladi, R.T. (2007, May). Assessing participant preference of electronic questionnaire format. Poster presentation at Western Psychological Association Annual Convention, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, May, 2007.
  3. *Wallis, P., *Robson, K., *Hooey, M., & Fouladi, R.T. (2007, May). The impact of questionnaire presentation format on information processing of item content and item responses. Poster presentation at NOWCAM (Northwest Cognition and Memory) Annual Meeting, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada, May, 2007.
  4. Whitfield, K., Cox, D.N., Tsai, J, Fouladi, R.T., Thornton, A.E. (2007). Chronic post-concussion symptoms are differentially associated with concussion exposure in active versus retired athletes. Presentation at International Neuropsychological Society Annual Meeting.
  5. Fouladi, R.T., & *Malange, R. (2014, February). Claims and tests of differences between correlations in several personality and social psychology journals.  Poster presentation. SPSP Annual Meeting. Austin, Texas
  6. *Georgeson, A.R.,  Fouladi, R.T., & *Metta, A. (2015, June). English Fluency and responses to a depressive symptomology instrument. Poster Presentation. CPA Annual Convention. Ottawa, ON, Canada. 
  7. Fouladi, R.T., *Georgeson, A.R., & *Metta, A. (2015, August). Item Concreteness and response shift on a depressive symptomology instrument. Poster Presentation. APA Annual Convention. Toronto, ON, Canada.
  8. Fouladi, R.T., *Georgeson, A.R., & *Metta, A . (2015, August). The effect of English fluency on responses to a depressive symptomology instrument.  Poster Presentation. APA Annual Convention. Toronto, ON, Canada.
  9. *Georgeson, A.R., & Fouladi, R.T.  (2016, July). Distributional characteristics of quasi-count CES-D items: Poisson or normal. Poster presentation. Canadian Psychological Association Annual Meeting, Victoria, BC.
  10. Fouladi, R.T., *Georgeson, A.R. (2016, August). Alternative coding and analysis strategies probe who chooses which options for which types of items. Paper presentation at symposium. American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Denver, Colorado.
  11. Fouladi, R.T. & *Georgeson, A.R. (2016, October). A framework for linguistic analysis of item features in psychological self-report questionnaires. Paper presentation. Society of Multivariate Experimental Psychology Annual Meeting, Richmond, Virginia
  12. Fouladi, R.T., *Georgeson, A.R., & *St. Arnaud, A. (2017, April). Linguistic features of items and responses to self-report questionnaires – Applications to college student well-being assessment. Paper presentation. Western Psychological Association Annual Convention, Sacramento California.
  13. Fouladi, R.T., *Georgeson, A.R., *Buckshon, J., *Hystad, J., *Khaw, A., & *St. Arnaud, A. (2017, April). Item response shifts on self-reported depressive symptoms – A mixed methods study of response process. Paper presentation. Western Psychological Association Annual Convention, Sacramento California
  14. *Fikkert, H., Fouladi, R.T., et al. (April 2018). The influence of negative and positive schema on the CES-D think-aloud responses. Poster presentation. Western Psychological Association Annual Convention, Portland Oregon.
  15. *Hindy, J., Fouladi, R.T., et al., (April 2018). The interpretation of "effort" when measuring depressive symptomology in college students. Poster presentation. Western Psychological Association Annual Convention, Portland Oregon.
  16. *Hystad, J., Fouladi, R.T., et al., (April 2018). Response shifts: The Post-Concussion Symptom Severyity Scale versus overlapping items on the CES-D and PANAS. Poster presentation. Western Psychological Association Annual Convention, Portland Oregon.
  17. *Khaw, A., Fouladi, R.T., et al., (April 2018). The role of questionnaire item semantic features in judgments of symptom severity and item responses. Poster presentation. Western Psychological Association Annual Convention, Portland Oregon.
  18. *Ou Yang, Z.Y., *Tang, C., Fouladi, R.T., et al., (April 2018). Use of verbal and numeric response option labels on English and Mandarin Forms of a depressive symptoms questiontionnaire. Poster presentation. Western Psychological Association Annual Convention, Portland Oregon.
  19. Fouladi, R.T., *Serafini, P, *Alley, L, & *Mustapha, T. (2019, April). MMLWBCORR: Within and between group correlation pattern modeling for varied distributions and missing data – Demonstration application in the study of alternate item wording. Western Psychological Association Annual Convention, Pasadena California. 
  20. *Khaw, A., Fouladi, R.T., *Tang, M., *Ou Yang, Z.Y. (2019, April). Translated Questionnaires: Bilinguals' Item-stem Understanding and Responses to Mandarin and English Forms of the CES-D. Western Psychological Association Annual Convention, Pasadena California. 
  21. *Hystad, J., Fouladi, R.T., *Tang, M. (2019, April). Examining immediate re-assessment, gender, and concussion history effects on Baseline SCAT-5 Post-Concussion Symptom Scale responses. Western Psychological Association Annual Convention, Pasadena California. 
  22. *Tang, M., *Hystad, J., Fouladi, R.T., *Khaw, A., *Ou Yang, Z.H. (2019, April). The impact of gender on the English and Mandarin versions of the CES-D among bilinguals. Western Psychological Association Annual Convention, Pasadena California. 
  23.  *Alley, L., *McLellan, T., *Hindy, J., Fouladi, R.T. (2019, April). “Get Going” and “Effort”: Improving the wording of CES-D items commonly misinterpreted by university students. Western Psychological Association Annual Convention, Pasadena California.
  24. Fouladi, R.T. **Serafini, P., *Mustapha, T., *Liang, A., & *Lohana, V.L. (2020, Feb). Advancing APA’s 2017 Mulicultural Guidelines with appropriate between-group correlation matrix pattern comparisons: The role of free-ware tools -- MML-WBCORR and applications in R. 35th Annual Convention of the American Association for the Advancement of the Behavioral and Social Sciences, Las Vegas, U.S.A. *current student, **former student
  25. Fouladi, R.T. (2020, Feb). Think aloud and Post-Questionnaire-Completion Interviews as methods and sources of validity evidence in evaluating questionnaire response meaning. 35th Annual Convention of the American Association for the Advancement of the Behavioral and Social Sciences, Las Vegas.
  26. Fouladi (2020, June). Re-examination of published correlation resultings using MML-WBCORR: Exemplars from clinical child and adolescent research. Future Directions, Washington DC/Virtual Conference.
  27. *Hystad, J., *Khaw, A., & Fouladi, R.T. (2020, July/Aug). Response Shifts: Test-Retest Effects and Item Stability on the SES of the SCAT5. e-Poster for Canadian Psychological Association. Virtual Meeting

Oral Paper/Roundtable presentations (select)

  1. Fouladi, R.T., & Lambert, R. (2005, April). Two-step cluster analysis and detecting misresponding to Likert scales with given correlated measurement error. Paper presentation at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, Special Interest Group on Survey Research in Education, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. April 11–15, 2005.
  2. Fouladi, R.T. Single and multiple group correlation Analysis -- Recent work. Paper presentation. Annual Meeting of the Society for Multivariate Experimental Psychology. October 2008. Montreal, QC, Canada
  3. *Wallis, P., & Fouladi, R.T. Profiling college students who skip open-ended items in questionnaires with varied item formats. Paper presentation. AERA Conference. April 2012. Vancouver, BC, Canada. 
  4. Fouladi, R.T., *Georgeson, A.R. (2016, August). Alternative coding and analysis strategies probe who chooses which options for which types of items. Paper presentation at symposium. American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Denver, Colorado.
  5. Fouladi, R.T., *Huerta, S. ,*Georgeson, A.R, & *Kettner, V. (2016, July). Small sample and N=1 methodologies: Their place or absence in psychology research curriculum and its implications. Roundtable. Canadian Psychological Association Annual Meeting, Victoria, BC
  6. Fouladi, R.T., *Georgeson, A.R., & *St. Arnaud, A. (2017, April). Linguistic features of items and responses to self-report questionnaires – Applications to college student well-being assessment. Paper presentation. Western Psychological Association Annual Convention, Sacramento California.
  7. Fouladi, R.T., *Georgeson, A.R., *Buckshon, J., *Hystad, J., *Khaw, A., & *St. Arnaud, A. (2017, April). Item response shifts on self-reported depressive symptoms – A mixed methods study of response process. Paper presentation. Western Psychological Association Annual Convention, Sacramento California
  8. *Alley, L., & Fouladi, R.T. (2020, June). Validity: Beyond tradition. Society for the Improvement of Psychological Science Annual Meeting, Victoria/e-symposium.
  9. Fouladi, R.T., *Alley, L.J. (2020, June). Rethinking pedagogy of assumptions and assumption checking. Society for the Improvement of Psychological Science Annual Meeting, Victoria/e-symposium.
  10. Fouladi, R.T. (2020, August online). Integrating topics of wellbeing and social justice into undergraduate statistics: Applications in in-person and remote learning environments. Oral presentation at e-Symposium on Remote Teaching for Student Wellbeing, Sponsored by UBC. Vancouver, BC
  11. Fouladi, R.T. (2020, September online). Advancing MENA-relevant Measurement and Research Practice. Roundtable. Innaugual Arab American, Middle Eastern, and North African Psychological Association Annual Virtual Conference: Coming Together: Shaping and Nurturing a Stronger Future for AMENA-Psy. e-meeting.
  12. Fouladi, R.T. & *Alley, L.J. ( 2020, October online). Virtual methodological mini-conferences as a vehicle for disciplinary and broader impact. Oral presentation at Society for Multivariate Experimental Psychology

 

* denotes work with mentees (undergraduate or graduate student, or post-doc).