John P. van de Geer

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Johannes Petrus (John) van de Geer (21 Jun 1926, Rotterdam – 9 February 2008)[1] was a Dutch psychologist, and Emeritus Professor Experimental Psychology at the Leiden University, particularly known for his "Introduction to multivariate analysis for the social sciences".[2]

His daughter is Sara van de Geer.

Van de Geer received his PhD in 1957 at the Leiden University with a thesis entitled "A Psychological Study of Problem Solving" advised by Alfons M.J. Chorus.[3]

Van de Geer was appointed Professor Experimental Psychology at the Leiden University Department of Data Theory in 1961. Among his doctorate students were Willem Levelt (1965), John A. Michon (1967), Willem Albert Wagenaar (1972),[4] Jan de Leeuw (1973), Willem Heiser (1981) and Jacqueline Meulman (1986).[3] Van de Geer was Visiting Professor at the University of Ankara in 1969.[5] He retired as Professor of "Social Research Methodology, in particular the data theory relating to the social science research" from the Leiden University in 1987.[6]

Publications[edit]

Books, a selection:

  • 1957. A Psychological Study of Problem Solving Doctoral thesis Leiden University
  • 1968. De mening van de psycholoog: Uiteenzettingen over grenzen en mogelijkheden van de huidige psychologie en haar toepassingen. De Toorts.
  • 1971. Introduction to multivariate analysis for the social sciences. San Francisco : W. H. Freeman
  • 1993. Multivariate Analysis of Categorical Data: Theory. Sage

Articles, a selection:

  • Van de Geer, Johan Petrus, Willem JM Levelt, and Reinier Plomp. "The connotation of musical consonance." Acta Psychologica 20 (1962): 308-319.
  • Van de Geer, John P., and Joseph MF Jaspars. "Cognitive functions." Annual Review of Psychology 17.1 (1966): 145-176.
  • Plomp, R., L. C. W. Pols, and J. P. van de Geer. "Dimensional analysis of vowel spectra." Journal of Acoustical Society of America 41 (1967): 707-712.
  • Messick, David M., and John P. van de Geer. "A reversal paradox." Psychological Bulletin 90.3 (1981): 582.
  • van de Geer, John P. "Linear relations amongk sets of variables." Psychometrika 49.1 (1984): 79-94.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Johan Petrus van de Geer at "Leiden Faculty since 1575"". 
  2. ^ G. David Garson (1976) Political science methods. p. 167
  3. ^ a b Johannes Petrus van de Geer in Mathematics Genealogy Project
  4. ^ Prof.dr. W.A. Wagenaar (1941 - 2011) at profs.library.uu.nl.
  5. ^ Jaarboek Rijksuniversiteit te Leiden. 1969. p. 221.
  6. ^ De Psychologie voorbij: ontwikkelingen rond model, metriek en methode in de gedragswetenschappen : bundel aangeboden aan Prof. Dr. J.P. van de Geer bij zijn afscheid als hoogleraar methodenleer, in het bijzonder de datatheorie met betrekking tot het sociaal-wetenschappelijk onderzoek .... Swets & Zeitlinger, 1987.

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