Viola Merhof, M.Sc.

Viola Merhof, M.Sc.

Research Staff
University of Mannheim
School of Social Sciences
L 13, 15 – Room 516
68161 Mannheim
Consultation hour(s):
by appointment

Research interests

  • Item response theory
  • Statistical modeling
  • Response styles
  • Publications

    • Merhof, V., Meiser, T. (2024). Co-occurring dominance and ideal point processes: A general IRTree framework for multidimensional item responding. Behavior Research Methods. Advance online publication.
    • Merhof, V., Meiser, T. (2023). Dynamic Response Strategies: Accounting for Response Process Heterogeneity in IRTree Decision Nodes. Psychometrika, 88(4).
    • Merhof, V., Böhm, C. M., & Meiser, T. (2023). Separation of Traits and Extreme Response Style in IRTree Models: The Role of Mimicry Effects for the Meaningful Interpretation of Estimates. Educational and Psychological Measurement.  Advance online publication.