Carlo Chiorri ‘s Psychometric Pages

Curriculum vitae (English)

Last update October 13, 2017

Place of birth: Massa Marittima (GR), Italy

Date of Birth: July, the 16th, 1975

Work Address: DISFOR – Department of Educational Sciences, University of Genoa, Corso Podestà, 2, Room 4A3, I-16128 Genova, Italy

Work Telephone (Direct): +39 010 209 53709

Work Telephone (Secretary): +39 010 209 53726/7

Fax: + 39 010 209 53728

E-mail addresses: carlo.chiorri[you know what you need here]unige.it, carlo.chiorri[you know what you need here]gmail.com.

Webpage (work): http://www.sdf.unige.it/scheda_docente.php?ID=19

Weblog (personal): https://chiorri.wordpress.com/

Skype: Carlo Chiorri

SCIENTIFIC CAREER: DEGREES, POSITIONS, VISITING POSITIONS

1994-1999 Psychology study, University of Florence. Laurea (Degree) Magna cum Laude, dissertation title Stati comportamentali e regolazione della temperatura nel bambino pretermine valutati attraverso registrazioni di 24 ore (Behavioural States and Body Temperature Regulation in pre-term newborns assessed through 24h physiological recordings). Supervisor: prof. Piero Salzarulo.

1998 Visiting Student in Developmental Psychobiology, Unité de Recherche sur les Adaptations Physiologiques et Comportamentelles – now Environnement Toxique Périnatal et Adaptations Physiologiques et Comportementales – Faculté de Medecine dell’Université de Picardie Jules Verne , Amiens, France. Supervisors: prof. Jean-Pierre Libert, prof. Veronique Bach.

2000-2003 PhD Student in Psychology and Cognitive Sciences. Thesis title Effetti sinergetici in alcuni casi di ambiguità percettiva (Synergetic Effects in Some Cases of Perceptual Ambiguity). Supervisors: prof. Caterina Primi, prof. Riccardo Luccio, prof. Luciano Mecacci

2000 Licensed Psychologist in the Italian Board of Professional Psychologists, Tuscany Section

2002 PhD Visiting Student in Psychology of Perception, University of Bremen, Germany. Supervisor: prof. Michael Stadler

2004-2016 Assistant Professor in Psychometrics, Faculty of Educational Sciences, University of Genoa

2004-2017: Member of the Doctoral School in Psychology, Anthropology and Cognitive Sciences and advisor of PhD theses, Department of Educational Sciences, University of Genoa.

Theses supervised:

Pisano, L. (2009) Modeling human performance in aviation. A cognitive approach.

Piattino, S. (2010) La statistica per gli psicologi: una seconda lingua? Insegnamento, apprendimento e rendimento accademico in un corso introduttivo di psicometria [Statistics for psychology: a second language? Teaching, learning and academic achievement in an introductory psychometrics course]

Denevi, S. (2011) Costruzione e validazione di uno strumento di misura dell’ortoressia: la Multidimensional Orthorexia Scale (MOS) [Development and validation of a measure of orthorexia: the Multidimensional Orthorexia Scale (MOS)]

Battini, V. (2012) La valutazione psicometrica del costrutto di perfezionismo nell’approccio cognitivo-comportamentale: un nuovo strumento per la clinica e la ricerca [Psychometric assessment of perfectionism from a cognitive-behavioral point of view: a new instrument for clinicians and researchers].

Passarelli, M. (2017). Lo stile di elaborazione globale/locale nel riconoscimento di volti e di espressioni facciali [The global/local processing style in the recognition of faces and facial expressions]

2006-present Supervisor of the Placement Testing Commission, Faculty of Educational Sciences, University of Genoa.

2009-present Member of the Teaching Commission of First Degree Course in Psychological Sciences and Techniques and Academic Degree Course in Psychology, Faculty of Educational Sciences, University of Genova, Italy.

2009-present Charter Member and Research Manager of the Psyche-Dendron Association (http://www.psyche-dendron.eu/)

2011 Visiting Scholar at the Department of Education, Oxford University (February-August). Supervisor prof. Herbert Marsh.

2012 Visiting Scholar at the Department of Education, Oxford University (February-August). Supervisor prof. Herbert Marsh.

2013 Visiting Scholar at the Department of Education, Oxford University (February-August). Supervisor prof. Lars-Erik Malmberg.

2014 Visiting Scholar at the Department of Education, Oxford University (February-August). Supervisor prof. Lars-Erik Malmberg.

2015-present Charter Member and Research Manager of the University spin-off group V.I.E. (http://www.vie-srl.com/)

2016-present Associate Professor in Psychometrics, Department of Educational Sciences, University of Genova (Italy)

2017-present Licensed psychologist in the Board of Professional Psychologists (Liguria section). License n. 2654.

 

OTHER EDUCATION EXPERIENCES

1999-2000 Post-degree training in Research Methods and Data Analysis for Social Sciences, University of Florence, supervisor: prof. Riccardo Luccio

2000 Post-degree training in Clinical Assessment of Candidate Foster Parents, Foster Parenting Centre, Florence Municipality. Supervisor: dr. Giuseppina Arrighi

1999-2000 Post-degree training in Psychological Foundations of Teaching and Learning Processes, University of Florence, Italy. Supervisor: prof. Giuliana Pinto.

2000 Italian Psychological Association Summer School on Quantitative Methods (Content Analysis and Loglinear Models), Bertinoro, Italy. Supervisor: prof. Egidio Robusto.

2004 3rd International School Topics in Nonlinear Dynamics: Discrete Dynamical Systems and Applications, Urbino, Italy.

2007 Doctoral School in Probabilistic Theory of Measurement, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy. Supervisor: prof. Giovanni Bruno Rossi.

2009 Italian Psychological Association Summer School on Quantitative Methods (Rasch Models). Bertinoro, Italy. Supervisor: prof. Renato Miceli.

2010 Item Response Theory / Computerized Adaptive Testing Workshop. Chieti, Italy. Supervisors: Nathan A. Thompson, PhD, Aristide Saggino, PhD.

2010 Multilevel Analysis of Educational Data to Inform Policy and Practice Workshop, Genoa, Italy. Supervisor: Jon Douglas Wilms.

TEACHING ACTIVITY (UNIVERSITY)

2003-2011: Introductory Psychometrics, First Degree Course in Psychological Sciences and Techniques, Faculty of Educational Sciences, University of Genova, Italy.

2004-present: Research Methods and Data Analysis in Psychology, PhD school in Psychology and Cognitive Sciences, Department of Anthropological Sciences, University of Genoa, Italy.

2004-2009: Research Methods in Developmental Psychology, First Degree Course in Psychological Sciences and Techniques, Faculty of Educational Sciences, University of Genova, Italy.

2005-2009: Advanced Psychometrics, Academic Degree Course in Psychology, Faculty of Educational Sciences, University of Genova, Italy.

2005-present: Psychometrics, First Degree Course in Professional Education, Faculty of Educational Sciences, University of Genova, Italy.

2008-present: Educational Statistics, PhD school in Educational Assessment, Department of Anthropological Sciences, University of Genoa, Italy.

2009-2011: Research Methods and Data Analysis. Academic Degree Course in Psychology, Faculty of Educational Sciences, University of Genova, Italy.

2009-2011: Test Theory and Applications. First Degree Course in Psychological Sciences and Techniques, Faculty of Educational Sciences, University of Genova, Italy.

2011-present: Psychometrics and Test Theory, . First Degree Course in Psychological Sciences and Techniques, Faculty of Educational Sciences, University of Genova, Italy.

2011-present: Experimental and Statistical Methods in Psychology. Academic Degree Course in Psychology, Faculty of Educational Sciences, University of Genova, Italy.

TEACHING ACTIVITY (NON-UNIVERSITY)

2001-2008: Invited Lecturer for Data Analysis in Psychology, post-degree course, Department of Psychology, University of Florence, Italy.

2004: Research Methods and Data Analysis in Clinical Psychology, Institute of Cognitive-Behavioral Psychotherapy, Florence, Italy

2006-2008: Experimental Research Methods in Psychology, master in Cognitive-Behavioral Psychotherapy, Beck Institute, Rome, Italy.

2007-2008: Evidence-Based Psychotherapy, master in Cognitive-Behavioral Psychotherapy, Beck Institute, Rome, Italy.

2008- present: Single Case Research Methods in Psychology, master in Cognitive-Behavioral Psychotherapy, Miller Institute, Genoa, Italy.

2010: Psychometric Theory and Techniques I, Master in Clinical Psychology, University of Genoa, Istituto G. Gaslini.

PUBLICATIONS

Bach, V., Telliez, F., Leke, A., Chiorri, C., & Libert, J.P. (2001). Interaction between body temperatures and the direcetion of sleep stage transition in neonates. Sleep Research Online, 4(1), 43-49.

Primi, C., Agnoli, F., Chiorri, C., Ieri, C., & Paganucci, C. (2001). Uso ed effetti dell’Euro in studenti universitari. In R. Rumiati (Ed.), L’Euro tra economia e psicologia (pp. 193-201). Padova: Cluep. [Italian, Use and Attitudes of Undergraduate Students toward the Euro Currency]

Chiorri, C. (2002). Metodologia per la ricerca sinergetica in psicologia. Firenze: CUSL. [Italian, Research Methods in Psychology from a Synergetics Point of View]

Chiorri, C. (2003). Effetti sinergetici in alcuni casi di ambiguità percettiva. Tesi di dottorato presso l’Università degli Studi di Firenze. [Italian, it’s my PhD dissertation: Synergetic Effects in Some Cases of Peceptual Ambiguity]

Chiorri, C. (2005). Methodological and Statistical Issues in Psychological Measurement. Available on line from: http://www.eurostar.edu.ru/en/lib_res.php

Benso, F., Stella, G., Zanzurino, G.G.F., & Chiorri, C. (2005). Il fuoco attentivo e la dislessia evolutiva. Dislessia, 2(3), 275-285. [Italian, Attentional Focus and Developmental Dyslexia]

Bulli, F., Chiorri, C., & Primi, C. (2006). Un Modello Multinomiale di Source-monitoring: Il caso della Correlazione Illusoria. TPM – Testing Psicometria Metodologia, 13(1), 67-83. [Italian, but with English abstract: A Multinomial Model of Source-Monitoring: an Application to Illusory Correlation Paradigm]

Ragonesi, M., & Chiorri, C. (2006). Valutazione clinica delle funzioni stomatognatiche in pazienti geriatrici. Giornale di Gerontologia, 4, 233-239. [Italian, Clinical Assessment of Stomatognostic Functions in Geriatric Patients]

Vannucci, M., Cioli, L., Chiorri, C., Grazi, A., & Kozhevnikov, M. (2006). Individual differences in visuo-spatial imagery: further evidence for the distinction between object and spatial imagers. Cognitive Processing, 7, Supplement 1, S144-S145.

Visintini, R., Ubbiali, A., Donati, D., Chiorri, C., & Maffei, C. (2007). Referral to group psychotherapy:a retrospective study on patients’ personality features associated with clinicians’ judgments. International Journal of Group Psychotherapy, 57(4), 517-527.

Ubbiali, A., Donati, D., Chiorri, C., Bregani, V., Cattaneo, E., Maffei, C., & Visintini, R. (2008). The usefullness of the Multidimensional Health Locus of Control Form C for HIV+ subjects: an Italian study. AIDS Care, 20(4), 495-502.

Ubbiali, A., Donati, D., Chiorri, C., Bregani, V., Cattaneo, E., Maffei, C., & Visintini, R. (2008). Prediction of adherence to antiretroviral therapy: can patients’ gender play some role? An Italian pilot study. AIDS Care, 20(5), 571-575.

Vannucci, M., Mazzoni, G., Chiorri C., & Cioli, L. (2008). Object imagery and object identification: object imagers are better at identifying spatially-filtered visual objects. Cognitive Processing, 9(2), 137-143.

Arata, A., Battini, V., Chiorri, C., & Pascali, F. (2008). Indagine sulle abitudini alimentari e sui fattori di rischio personali per l’esordio di DCA in un campione di studenti genovesi:possibili suggerimenti per la formulazione di linee guidainnovative per la prevenzione primaria dei DCA. Quaderni Italiani di Psichiatria, 27, 83-93.[Italian, A Survey on Eating Habits ad Risk Factors for Eating Disorders in a Sample of Genovese Adolescents: some Hints for Primary Prevention].

Bracco, F., Chiorri, C., Tarozzi, D., & Paterna, P. (2008). Methodological issues about interobservation: An example from an attraction effect study. Teorie e Modelli, n.s., XIII, 2-3, 149-158.

Bracco, F., & Chiorri, C. (2009). People have the power: priority of socially relevant stimuli in a change detection task. Cognitive Processing, 10(1), 41-49.

Glowinski, D.,Camurri, A., Chiorri, C., Mazzarino, B., & Volpe, G. (2009).Validation of an algorithm for segmentation of full-body movement sequences by perception: a pilot experiment. In M. Sales-Dias & S. Gybet (Eds.), Advances in Gesture-Based Human-Computer Interaction and Simulation (pp. 239-244). Berlin: Springer.

Chiorri, C., Chiesi, F., Piattino, S., Primi, C., & Vannucci, M. (2009). Ansia nei confronti della statistica e stile cognitivo: un’indagine sugli studenti di psicologia. Atti del III Convegno Didattica della Psicologia, Padova, 6-7 Febbraio. convdidattica.psy.unipd.it/salva.php?nome=A-011.pdf [Italian: Anxiety toward statistics and cognitive styles: a survey on psychology students]

Chiorri, C. (2009). Proprietà psicometriche della versione italiana della Intuitive Eating Scale di Tylka (2006) in un campione non clinico. Salute & Società, 3, 154-177. [Italian: Psychometric properties of Tylka (2006)’s Intuitive Eating Scale in a non-clinical sample].

Chiorri, C. (2009). Il bicchiere non è solo mezzo vuoto. Salute & Società, 3. 201-204. [Italian: The glass is not only half-empty: the importance of the assessment of an individual’s resources beyond her/his symptomatology]

Chiorri, C., Anselmi, P., & Robusto, E. (2009). Reverse items are NOT opposites of straightforward items. In U. Savardi (Ed.), The Perception and Cognition of Contraries (pp. 295-328). Milano: McGraw-Hill.

Bracco, F., Bianchi, I., Chiorri, C., Burro, R., & Savardi, U. (2009). Investigating contraries by means of change detection. In U. Savardi (Ed.), The Perception and Cognition of Contraries (pp. 93-112). Milano: McGraw-Hill.

Chiorri, C. (2009). Aspetti metodologici e analisi psicometrica. In S. Bellinceri, A. Cataldo, M. Casella, C. De Pieri, & M. Del Papa (Eds.), Luce sulle lanterne: Percorsi di ricerca degli infermieri sugli infermieri. La professione infermieristica nella Provincia di Alessandria (pp. 114-165). Acqui terme (AL): Editrice Impressioni Grafiche. [Italian: Psychometric properties of a structured interview for assessing psychological health of nurses in North-Western Italy].

Bracco, F., Chiorri, C., & Ricco, S. (2010). Valutazione del carico di lavoro in contesti di simulazione del settore navale. Rivista Italiana di Ergonomia, 1, 68-92. [Italian: Workload assessment in naval simulation contexts].

Benigno V., Chiorri, C., & Tavella M. (2010). Giochi di pensiero e abilità di ragionamento: il progetto Logivali. In D. Cesareni & S. Manca (Eds.), Formazione, Innovazione e Tecnologie (pp. 305-322). Napoli: ScriptaWeb. [Italian: Mental puzzles and reasoning ability: the Logivali Project]

Chiorri, C. (2010). Fondamenti di psicometria. Milano: McGraw-Hill. [Italian: Handbook of introductory psychometrics]

Arata, A., Battini, V., Chiorri, C., & Masini, B. (2010). An exploratory survey of eating behaviour patterns in adolescent students. Eating and Weight Disorders, 15(4), e200-e207.

Ubbiali, A., Donati, D., & Chiorri, C. (2011). The Italian version of the Inventory of Interpersonal Problems Personality Disorders Scales (IIP-47): psychometric properties and clinical usefulness as a screening measure. Journal of Personality Disorders, 25(4), 528-541.

Chiorri, C., Melli, G., & Smurra, R. (2011). Second-order factor structure of the Vancouver Obsessive Compulsive Inventory (VOCI) in an Italian non-clinical sample. Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy, 39, 561-577.

Chiorri, C. (2011). Teoria e tecnica psicometrica. Milano: McGraw-Hill [Italian: Handbook of psychometric theory and techniques)

Garbarino, S., Chiorri, C.*, Magnavita, N., Piattino, S., & Cuomo, G. (2012). Personality profiles of special force police officers. Journal of Police and Criminal Psychology. doi: 10.1007/s11896-011-9099-6.

Garbarino, S., Magnavita, N., Chiorri, C., Brisinda, D., Cuomo, G., Venuti, A., & Fenici, R. (2012). Evaluation of operational stress in riot and crowd control police units: a global challenge for prevention and management of police task-related stress. Journal of Police and Criminal Psychology, doi 10.1007/s11896-012-9104-8.

Chiorri, C. (2012). Validità. In J. J. Shaughnessy, E. B. Zechmeister & J. S: Zechmeister (Eds.). Metodologia della ricerca in psicologia (pp. 37-38 dell’edizione italiana a cura di. M. Lanz, G. Amoretti & S. Tagliabue). Milano: McGraw-Hill. [Italian: encyclopedia-like entry about research validity issue s in a research methods handbook]

Chiorri, C. (2012). Variabili confondenti. In J. J. Shaughnessy, E. B. Zechmeister & J. S: Zechmeister (Eds.). Metodologia della ricerca in psicologia (p. 48 dell’edizione italiana a cura di. M. Lanz, G. Amoretti & S. Tagliabue). Milano: McGraw-Hill. [Italian: encyclopedia-like entry about confounding variables in a research methods handbook].

Melli, G., & Chiorri, C. (2012). Heterogeneity and dimensional structure of obsessive-compulsive symptoms: Implications for the  assessment. Psicoterapia Cognitiva e Comportamentale, Monograph Supplement, 99-110.

Melli, G., & Chiorri, C. (2012). La versione italiana del Vancouver Obsessional Compulsive Inventory (VOCI). In C. Sica (Ed.). Disturbo ossessivo compulsivo. Questionari e interviste per la valutazione clinica (pp. 65-90).. Trento: Edizioni Erickson. [Italian: book chapter about the psychometric properties of the Italian version of the Vancouver Obsessional Compulsive Inventory].

Chiorri, C., & Melli, G. (2012). La versione italiana del Saving Inventory – Revised (SI-R). In C. Sica (Ed.). Disturbo ossessivo compulsivo. Questionari e interviste per la valutazione clinica (pp. 175-200). Trento: Edizioni Erickson. [Italian: book chapter about the psychometric properties of the Italian version of the Saving Inventory-Revised].

Melli, G., Chiorri, C., Smurra, R., & Frost, R. O. (2013). Psychometric properties of the paper-and-pencil and online versions of the Italian Saving Inventory-Revised in non-clinical samples. International Journal of Cognitive Therapy, 6(1), 40-56.

Melli, G., Chiorri, C.2, & Smurra, R. (2013) Ulteriore revisione e proprietà psicometriche della versione italiana della Disgust Scale-Revised. Psicoterapia Cognitiva e Comportamentale, 39(1), 63-93. [Italian: Further revision and psychometric properties of the Italian version of the Disgust Scale-Revised].

Garbarino, S., Chiorri, C., & Magnavita, N. (2013). Personality traits of the Five-Factor Model are associated with work-related stress in special force police officers. International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health, doi: 10.1007/s00420-013-0861-1

Benso, F., Clavarezza, V., Caria, A., & Chiorri, C. (2013). Validazione di un modello multicomponenziale della lettura. Dislessia, 10(1), 39-65. [Italian: Validation of a multicomponent model of reading ability]

Bracco, F., Chiorri, C., Glowinski, D., Hosseini Nia, B., & Vercelli, G. (2013). Investigating visual discomfort with 3D displays: the stereoscopic discomfort scale. CHI ’13 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems, doi: 10.1145/2468356.2468411.

Ubbiali, A., Chiorri, C., Hampton, P., & Donati, D. (2013). Psychometric properties of the Italian adaptation of the Big Five Inventory (BFI). Bollettino di Psicologia Applicata, 266, 37-48.

Garbarino, S., Cuomo, G., Chiorri, C., & Magnavita, N. (2013). Association of work-related stress with mental health problems in a special police force unit. BMJ Open, doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2013-002791.

Bifulco G.N., Galante F., Pariota L., Spena M.R., Bracco F., & Chiorri C. (2013). Driving simulator: validating the experimental environment for workload research. Proceedings of the 4th Road Safety and Simulation International Conference, Roma, 23-25 October.

Masini M., Bracco F., & Chiorri C. (2013). Association of driving behavior with implicit and explicit measures of driving attitudes. Proceedings of the 4th Road Safety and Simulation International Conference, Roma, 23-25 October.

Glowinski D., Mancini M., Cowie R., Camurri A., Chiorri C., & Doherty C. (2013). The movements made by performers in a skilled quartet: a distinctive pattern, and the function that it serves. Frontiers In Psychology, doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2013.00841

Chiorri, C. (2014). Fondamenti di psicometria (2a edizione). Milano: McGraw-Hill.

Benigno V., Chiorri C., Chifari A., & Manca S. (2014). Adattamento italiano della Intrapersonal Technology Integration Scale, uno strumento per misurare gli atteggiamenti degli insegnanti nei confronti delle TIC. Giornale Italiano di Psicologia, XL(4), 815-835.

Nagengast, B., Marsh, H., Chiorri, C., & Hau, K.-T. (2014). Character building or subversive consequences of employment during high school: Causal effects based on propensity score models for categorical treatments. Journal of Educational Psychology, 106(2), 584-603. doi: 10.1037/a0035615

Chiorri, C., Bracco, F., Piccinno, T., Modafferi, C., & Battini, V. (2014). Psychometric properties of a revised version of the Ten Item Personality Inventory. European Journal of Psychological Assessment, 31(2), 109-119 doi: 10.1027/1015-5759/a000215.

Melli, G., Chiorri, C., Bulli, F., Carraresi, C., Stopani, E., & Abramowitz, J. (2014). Factor congruence and psychometric properties of the Italian version of the Dimensional Obsessive-Compulsive Scale (DOCS) across non-clinical and clinical samples. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment. doi: 10.1007/s10862-014-9450-1.

Chiorri, C., Day, T., & Malmberg, L-E. (2014). An approximate measurement invariance approach to within-couple relationship quality. Frontiers in Quantitative Psychology. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2014.00983.

Glowinski, D., Riolfo, A., Torres-Eliard, K., Chiorri, C., & Gandjean, D. (2014). Is he playing solo or within an ensemble? How the context, visual information, and expertise may impact upon the perception of musician expressivity. Perception, 43(8) 825-828.

Vannucci, M., Nocentini, A., Chiorri, C., & Menesini, E. (2014). Brief report: Violent false memories and engagement in aggressive and delinquent behavior: An investigation in adolescents. Journal of Adolescence, 37, 1329-1333.

Donati, D., Ubbiali, A., Chiorri, C., & Hampton, P. (2014). DAPP-BQ – Dimensional Assessment of Personality Pathology – Basic Questionnaire. Firenze: Hogrefe.

Chiorri, C., Casely-Hayford, J., Hall, J., & Malmberg, L-E. (2015). Evaluating measurement invariance between raters using the Strength and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ). Assessment. [Epub ahead of print]

Morasso, G., Caruso, A., Belbusti, V., Carucci, T., Chiorri, C., Clavarezza, V., De Benedetta, G., D’Ovidio, S., Iuvaro, M. D., Piattelli, A., Romeo, M., Santoni, W., & Di Leo, S. (2015). Improving physicians’ communication skills and reducing cancer patients’ anxiety: a quasi-experimental study. Tumori Journal, doi: 10.5301/tj.5000230.

Raposio, E., Belgrano, V., Santi, P., & Chiorri, C. (2015). Which is the ideal breast size?: Some social clues for plastic surgeons. Annals of Plastic Surgery. [Epub ahead of print].

Scimone, V., Chiorri, C., Modafferi, C., Bracco, F., & Vitali, F. (2015). Burnout nello sport giovanile: effetti della resilienza, perfezionismo e clima motivazionale determinato dagli allenatori. Giornate Italiano di Psicologia dello Sport, 21, 23-30.

Melli, G., Chiorri, C., Carrarresi, C., Stopani, E., & Bulli F. (2015). The role of disgust propensity and trait guilt in OCD symptoms. Journal of Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders, 5, 43-48. doi: 10.1016/j.jocrd.2015.01.007.

Chiorri, C., Marsh, H. W., Ubbiali, A., & Donati, D. (2015). Testing the factor structure and measurement invariance across gender of the Big Five Inventory through exploratory structural equation modeling. Journal of Psychological Assessment. doi:10.1080/00223891.2015.1035381

Chiorri, C., & Marsigli, N. (2015). Ulteriore indagine delle proprietà psicometriche della versione italiana della Multidimensional Perfectionism Scale in campioni non clinici. Psicoterapia Cognitiva e Comportamentale, 21(2), 225-244.

Melli, G., Chiorri, C., Carrarresi, C., Stopani, E., & Bulli F. (2015). The two dimensions of contamination fear in obsessive-compulsive disorder: Harm avoidance and disgust avoidance. Journal of Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders, 6, 124-131. doi: 10.1016/j.jocrd.2015.07.001.

Rosso, A. M., Chiorri, C.,  & Denevi, S. (2015). Rorschach Space responses and anger. Psychological Reports, 117, 117-132, doi:10.2466/03.02.PRO.117c10z4.

Persico, D., Chiorri, C., Ferraris, M., & Pozzi, F. (2015). Effects of social networking on learning: The opinions of Italian university students. In I. Tomayess, P. Isaias, & P. Kommers (Eds.). Social Networking and Education – Global Perspectives (pp. 145-163). New York: Springer.

Chiorri, C., Garbarino, S., Bracco, F., & Magnavita, N. (2015). Personality traits moderate the effect of workload sources on perceived workload in flying column police officers. Frontiers in Psychology – Organizational Psychology, 6, doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2015.01835.

Vannucci, M., Pelagatti, C., Chiorri, C., & Mazzoni, G. (2016). Visual object imagery and autobiographical memory: Object Imagers are better at remembering their personal past. Memory, 24(4), 455–470. http://doi.org/10.1080/09658211.2015.1018277

Chiorri, C., (2016). Competing factor structures for the Toronto Empathy Questionnaire. In D. Watt, & , J. Panksepp (Eds), The Neurobiology and Psychology of Empathy (pp. 399-432). New York: Nova Science Publishers, Inc.

Melli, G., Moulding, R., Gelli, S., Chiorri, C., & Pinto, A. (2016). Assessing sexual orientation-related obsessions and compulsions in Italian heterosexual individuals: Development and validation of the Sexual Orientation Obsessive-Compulsive Scale (SO-OCS). Behavior Therapy, 47(4), 431-443. doi:10.1016/j.beth.2016.03.004

Garbarino, S., Durando, P., Guglielmi, O., Dini, G., Bersi, F., Fornarino, S., Toletone, A., Chiorri, C., & Magnavita, N. (2016). Sleep apnea, sleep debt and daytime sleepiness are independently associated with road accidents. A cross-sectional study on truck drivers. PLOS ONE, 11(11), e0166262. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0166262

Glowinski, D., Bracco, F., Chiorri, C., & Grandjean, D. (2016). Music ensemble as a resilient system. Managing the unexpected through group interaction. Frontiers in Psychology, 7, 1548. http://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2016.01548

Domaneschi, F., Passarelli, M., & Chiorri, C. (2017). Facial expressions and speech acts: experimental evidences on the role of the upper face as an illocutionary force indicating device in language comprehension. Cognitive Processing. http://doi.org/10.1007/s10339-017-0809-6

Bracco, F., Masini, M., De Tonetti, G., Brogioni, F., Amidani, A., Monichino, S., … Chiorri, C., & Celleno, D. (2017). Adaptation of non-technical skills behavioural markers for delivery room simulation. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 17(1), 89. http://doi.org/10.1186/s12884-017-1274-z

Santangelo, G., Lagravinese, G., Battini, V., Chiorri, C., Siciliano, M., Abbruzzese, G., … Barone, P. (2017). The Parkinson’s Disease-Cognitive Rating Scale (PD-CRS): normative values from 268 healthy Italian individuals. Neurological Sciences, 1–9. http://doi.org/10.1007/s10072-017-2844-6

Melli, G., Chiorri, C., Stopani, E., Bulli, F., & Carraresi, C. (2017). Development and validation of a new Italian short measure of disgust propensity: The Disgust Propensity Questionnaire (DPQ). Clinical Psychology & Psychotherapy. http://doi.org/10.1002/cpp.2073

Chiorri, C., & Vannucci, M. (2017). Replicability of the psychometric properties of trait-levels measures of spontaneous and deliberate mind wandering. European Journal of Psychological Assessment. http://doi.org/10.1027/1015-5759/a000422

Glowinski, D., Bracco, F., Chiorri, C., & Grandjean, D. (2017). The resilience approach to studying group interaction in music ensemble. In M. Lesaffre, P.-J. Maes, & M. Leman (Eds.), The Routledge Companion to Embodied Music Interaction (pp. 96-104). New York: Routledge.

Chiorri, C., Garofalo, C. & Velotti, P. (2017). Does the Dark Triad manifest similarly in men and women? Measurement invariance of the Dirty Dozen across sex. Current Psychology, Advanced Online Publication, doi: 10.1007/s12144-017-9641-5

REVIEWING ACTIVITY

2017-present Editorial Board of the European Journal of Psychological Assesment

 Journals (alphabetical order)

  • Accident Analysis and Prevention
  • Advances in Human-Computer Interactions
  • Arquivos de Neuro-Psiquiatria
  • Aseestant
  • Assessment
  • BMJ Open
  • Bollettino di Psicologia Applicata
  • Data in Brief
  • Electronic Journal of Applied Statistical Analysis
  • European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • European Journal of Psychological Assessment
  • Frontiers in Psychology
  • Giornale Italiano di Psicologia
  • International Journal of Psychology
  • Italian Journal of Educational Technology
  • Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry
  • Journal of Clinical Sport Psychology
  • Journal of Community & Applied Social Psychology
  • Journal of Neurpsychology
  • Journal of Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders
  • Medicina del Lavoro
  • Personality and Individual Differences
  • PLOS One
  • Psicoterapia Cognitiva e Comportamentale
  • SAGE open
  • Sex Roles
  • Teaching and Teacher Education
  • The Open Psychology Journal
  • The Scientific Pages of Alzheimer’s Disease & Dementia
  • TPM – Testing, Psychometrics, Methodology in Applied Psychology
  • Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies

 Grant proposals (alphabetical order)

  • Piscopia – Marie Curie Fellowship Programme
  • Research Committee of the University of Crete

INVITED LECTURES

Chiorri, C. (2011). The curious case of Big Five questionnaires confirmatory factor analyses: issues and solutions. Invited talk for the Advanced Quantitative Research Methods Special Interest Group (Quant SIG) Meetings. Department of Education, University of Oxford, 16 May.

 

Chiorri, C. (2011). Overcoming non-random assignment to treatment conditions in observational studies: An introduction to Propensity Score Analysis. Invited talk for the Advanced Quantitative Research Methods Special Interest Group (Quant SIG) Meetings. Department of Education, University of Oxford, 31 October.

Chiorri C. (2013). Applications of propensity matching in measurement invariance studies. Invited talk for the Advanced Quantitative Research Methods Special Interest Group (Quant SIG) Meetings. Department of Education, University of Oxford, 4 March.

Chiorri C. (2013). Le caratteristiche individuali. Convegno Lavoro in prima linea. Benessere e promozione della salute nelle categorie a rischio. Università Degli Studi Roma “Tor Vergata”. [Italian: Individual differences, workshop on well-being and health promotion in high-risk workers].

AWARDS

Best poster at the 2009 MathPsych Conference, Amsterdam, 1-4 August.

GRANT FUNDING

 

2008 Development of a test for assessing strategic reasoning abilities. Funded by Institute for Educational Technologies, National Research Council, Genova (€5,000)

2008 Assessment of psycho-physical well-being iof nurses in Alessandria province. Funded by the Italian federation of professional nurses, Alessandria section. (€2,000)

2010 Assessment of work-related stress. Funded by Virgin Active Italy (€1,337.50)

2010 Educational and information campaigns for population at risk of idro-geological disasters and for local authorities. Funded by Regione Liguria, Department of Environment(€20,895)

2011 Validation of the Implicit Association Test as a measure of attitudes toward risky driving.Funded by the University of Genova (€4,321)

2012 Fatigue and Overload Detection and Advising Interface. Funded by Italian Ministry of Defense, Naval Weapons Department (€10,771)

2012 Assessment of work-related stress. Funded by Virgin Active Italy (€1,637)

2013 Assessment of work-related stress. Funded by Virgin Active Italy (€1,700)

2014 Assessment of work-related stress. Funded by Virgin Active Italy (€1,700)

2015 Assessment of work-related stress. Funded by Virgin Active Italy (€1,700)

2015 Validity and predictive power of implicit measures of attitude. Funded by the University of Genova (€6,416)

2016 Validity and predictive power of implicit measures of attitude. Funded by the University of Genova (€6,416)

 

ASSOCIATIONS

  • Associazione Psyche-Dendron – charter member
  • Società Italiana Ergonomia – regular member
  • Society for Psychotherapy Research – regular member
  • Society for the Exploration of Psychotherapy Integration – regular member
  • International Society for Happiness Psychology – member of the scientific committee
  • Associazione Italiana Psicologia, Sezione Psicologia Sperimentale – regular member
  • Psychometric Society – regular member

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Current:

  • Development and validation of psychological tests
  • Italian translation and adaptation of foreign psychological tests
  • Personality Disorders and Clinical Assessment
  • Multivariate Data Analysis: Factor Analysis, Structural Equation Modeling, Rasch Models, Log-linear Modeling
  • Statistics and Psychometrics Education
  • Cognitive Styles
  • Personality Traits and the Big Five
  • Cognitive Ergonomics and Human Factors: cognitive workload assessment methods and measurement
  • Police Psychology
  • Traffic Psychology (please visit http://progettoguida.wordpress.com/)

Older:

  • Visual Perception: Multistability, Breathing Illusions, Gestal Principles, Amodal Completion
  • Sleep processes in the human preterm newborn

SPOKEN LANGUAGES

Italian: Mother tongue

English: Written and spoken

French: Spoken

MILITARY STATUS

Discharged after having served in the Civil Service as Pre-School Assistant (December, 29th, 2000 – October, 28th, 2001)

MARITAL STATUS

Single

 

TAX CODE

CHRCRL75L16F032T

REFERENCES

Prof. Herbert Marsh (h.marsh@acu.edu.au) Institute for Positive Psychology & Education, Australian Catholic University.

Prof. Lars-Erik Malmberg (lars-erik.malmberg@education.ox.ac.uk), Department of Education, University of Oxford

Prof. Riccardo Luccio (luccio@psico.units.it), University of Trieste, Italy.

Prof. Guido Amoretti (amoretti@nous.unige.it), University of Genova, Italy.

Prof. Caterina Primi (primi@psico.unifi.it), University of Florence, Italy.

Prof. Jean-Pierre Libert (jean-pierre.libert@sa.u-picardie.fr ) and Prof. Véronique Bach (Veronique.Bach@sa.u-picardie.fr), Université de Picardie Jules Verne, Amiens, France.

Prof. Michael Stadler (stadlerm@uni-bremen.de) and Prof. Canan Başar-Eroglu (cbasar@uni-bremen.de), Universität Bremen, Deutschland.

Prof. Canan Kalaycioglu (kalayci@medicine.ankara.edu.tr), Ankara University, Turkiye.

* The first two authors contributed equally.

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