I am interested in statistical methods for psychological research and psychological measurement. Therefore, I investigate sources of bias in parameter estimates in psychometric methods and latent variable models.
Plieninger, Henninger, & Meiser (2019). An experimental comparison to the effect of different response formats on response styles. Manuscript under review.
Henninger (in press). A novel Partial Credit extension using varying thresholds to account for response styles. Journal of Educational Measurement
Henninger & Meiser (in press). Different approaches to modeling response styles in Divide-by-Total Item Response Theory models (Part I): A model integration. Psychological Methods.
Henninger & Meiser (in press). Different approaches to modeling response styles in Divide-by-Total Item Response Theory models (Part II): Applications and novel extensions. Psychological Methods.
Henninger & Plieninger (2020). Different styles, different times: How response times can inform our knowledge about the response process in rating scale measurement. Assessment. doi:10.1177/ 1073191119900003
Meiser, Plieninger, & Henninger (2019). IRTree models with ordinal and multidimensional decision nodes for response styles and trait-based rating responses. British Journal of Mathematical and Statistical Psychology. doi:10.1111/bmsp.12158
Ettlin, Bröder, & Henninger (2015). A new task format for investigating information search and organization in multi-attribute decisions. Behavior Research Methods, 47, 506-518. doi:10.3758/s13428-014-0482-y
Courses taught as a primary instructor
I am teaching diagnostic assessment, research methods, and statistics in the Bachelor and Master Psychology program.
Multilevel modeling in psychological research (Level: M.Sc.; Spring 2020, University of Zurich)
Latent variable models and multilevel modeling (Level: M.Sc.; Spring 2018 & Spring 2019, University of Mannheim)
Data analysis using SPSS and R (Level: B.Sc.; Fall 2016 – Fall 2019, University of Mannheim)
Psychological testing and assessment (Level: B.Sc.; Spring 2016 & Spring 2017, University of Mannheim)
Linear Mixed Models with crossed-random effects in experimental research (Juliane Degner, Chair for Social Psychology, University of Hamburg; Fall 2018)
since 2020 Postdoctoral Researcher at the University of Zurich
2016 – 2019 Researcher and Teaching Fellow at the University of Mannheim
2019 Doctorate in Psychological Methods at the University of Mannheim
2015 Master of Science, Psychology at Ludwig-Maximilians University Munich
2013 Bachelor of Science, Psychology at the University of Mannheim