Hugh Scott Hamilton Professor of Psychology (emeritus)


Contact Information


Department of Psychology , University of Virginia Charlottesville, VA 22904-4400
(Tel) 434-924-0660
(Fax) 434-982-4766

Research Area

Quantitative Methods, Developmental Research Methodology, Multivariate Analysis, Measurement of Change


Ph.D. (University of Illinois, 1967)


Recent Publications

Nesselroade, J. R., & Molenaar, P. C. M. (2010). Analyzing intra-person variation: Hybridizing the ACE model with P-technique factor analysis and the idiographic filter. Behavior Genetics, 40, 776-783.

Nesselroade, J. R., & Molenaar, P. C. M. (2010). Emphasizing intraindividual variability in the study of development over the lifespan. In W. F. Overton (Ed.), Cognition, Biology, and Methods across the Lifespan. Volume 1 of the Handbook of life-span development (pp. 30-54), Editor-in-chief: R. M. Lerner. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.

Nesselroade, J. R. (2010). On an emerging third discipline of scientific psychology. In P. C. M. Molenaar & K. M. Newell (Eds.), Individual pathways of change: Statistical models for analyzing learning and development (pp. 209--218). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Zhang, Z., Browne, M. W., & Nesselroade, J. R. (2011). Higher-order factor invariance and idiographic mapping of constructs to observables. Applied Developmental Science, 15, 186-200.

Nesselroade, J. R. (2011). Psychologists doing empirical research—Selection at work! Perspectives on Psychological Science, 6, 319-320.

Research Interests

My research interests include the study and modeling of intraindividual variability in behavior, individual-level modeling, and idiographic behavioral measurement procedures.