Jennifer Tackett

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Research Interests

Focuses on understanding externalizing psychopathology in childhood and adolescence, including physical and relational aggression, delinquency, personality disorder, and addiction and on the measurement and development of child and adolescent personality, broadly conceived, but with special attention to the development of social dominance and self-control.

Education/Academic qualification

Clinical Science and Psychopathology, PhD, University of Minnesota

… → 2006

Clinical Science and Psychopathology, MA, University of Minnesota

… → 2002

Psychology, BS, Texas A&M University

… → 2000

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Grants 2015 2020

Research Output 2003 2019

6 Citations (Scopus)

Abandon Statistical Significance

McShane, B., Gal, D., Gelman, A., Robert, C. & Tackett, J., Mar 29 2019, In : American Statistician. 73, sup1, p. 235-245 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Statistical Significance
Social Sciences
Null hypothesis
1 Citation (Scopus)

A Correlated Traits, Correlated Methods Model for Thin-Slice Child Personality Assessment

Tackett, J., Lang, J. W. B., Markon, K. E. & Herzhoff, K., Apr 1 2019, In : Psychological assessment. 31, 4, p. 545-556 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Personality Assessment
Child Behavior


Tackett, J., Hernandez, M. & Eisenberg, N., 2019, Handbook of Personality Development. McAdams, D. P., Shiner, R. L. & Tackett, J. L. (eds.). 1 ed. The Guilford Press, p. 171-185 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Citation (Scopus)

Assessing Meaningful Within-Person Variability in Likert-Scale Rated Personality Descriptions: An IRT Tree Approach

Lang, J. W. B., Lievens, F., De Fruyt, F., Zettler, I. & Tackett, J., Apr 1 2019, In : Psychological assessment. 31, 4, p. 474-487 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Research Personnel
Personality Inventory

Decoupling Personality and Acute Psychiatric Symptoms in a Depressed and a Community Sample

Fournier, J. C., Wright, A. G. C., Tackett, J., Uliaszek, A. A., Pilkonis, P. A., Manuck, S. B. & Bagby, R. M., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Clinical Psychological Science.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle