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Andrew Tomarken

Associate Professor of Psychology

Andrew Tomarken research areas are:

  • Statistics (Categorical Data Analysis, Generalized Linear Longitudinal Research Methods, Structural Equation Modeling, Bayesian Data Analysis)
  • Methodological and Quantitative Issues in Clinical Research
  • Applications of Quantitative Methods to the Study of Individual Differences, Emotion, and Motivation.

Representative Publications

      Selected Publications

  • Tomarken, A.J., & Waller, N.G. (2003). Potential problems with "well fitting" models. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 112 ,578-598.
  • Dichter, G.S., Tomarken, A.J., Shelton, R.C., & Sutton, S.K. (2004). Early- and late-onset startle modulation in unipolar depression. Psychophysiology, 41, 443-440.
  • Tomarken, A.J., & Waller, N.G. (2005). Structural equation modeling: Strengths, limitations, and misconceptions. Annual Review of Clinical Psychology. 1, 31-65.
  • Dichter, G.S., & Tomarken, A.J. (2008). The chronometry of affective startle modulation in unipolar depression. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 115, 1-15.
  • Tomarken, A.J., & Zald, D.Z. (2009). Conceptual, methodological, and empirical ambiguities in the linkage between anger and approach: Comment on Carver & Harmon-Jones. Psychological Bulletin, 135, 209-214.
  • Goshal, A., Tomarken, A., & Ebner, F. (2011). Cross-sensory modulation of primary sensory cortex is developmentally regulated by early sensory experience. Journal of Neuroscience, 31, 2525-2536.
  • Jung, E.L., Zadbood, A., Lee, S-H, Tomarken, A.J., & Blake, R. (2013). Individual differences in the perception of biological motion and fragmented figures are not correlated. Frontiers in Perception Science, 4, 795, 1-15.
  • Lense, M.D., Tomarken, A.J., & Dykens, E.M. (2013). Diurnal cortisol profile in Williams Syndrome in novel and familiar setting. American Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disabiliteis, 111, 201-213.
  • Olatunji, B.O., Tomarken, A.J., & David, B. (2013). Disgust sensitivity potentiates evaluative learning of aversion. Emotion, 13, 881-890. 
  • Tomarken, A.J. (in press). Structural equation modeling. In R.L Cautin & S.L. Lillenfeld (Eds.), The Encyclopedia of Clinical Psychology.