Jorge N. Tendeiro

Assistant Professor

University of Groningen


Jorge N. Tendeiro is an assistant professor at the department of Psychometrics and Statistics, Faculty of Behavioral and Social Sciences, University of Groningen, the Netherlands. His research interests include item response theory in general and person fit analysis in particular. He is also interested in the Bayesian statistical framework.


  • Item Response Theory
  • Person Fit Analysis
  • Bayesian Statistics


  • PhD in Statistics, 2010

    University of Groningen

  • MSc in Applied Statistics, 2005

    University of Porto

  • BSc in Mathematics, 2001

    University of Porto

Recent Publications

A Review of Applications of the Bayes Factor in Psychological Research

The last 25 years have shown a steady increase in attention for the Bayes factor as a tool for hypothesis evaluation and model …

Improving the measurement of functional somatic symptoms with Item Response Theory

More than 40 questionnaires have been developed to assess functional somatic symptoms (FSS), but there are several methodological …

Mathematical evidence for the adequacy of Bayesian optional stopping

The practice of sequentially testing a null hypothesis as data are collected until the null hypothesis is rejected is known as optional …

Talks & Workshops

An introduction to Bayesian statistics

This is a 2-hour workshop for the Graduate School of Medical Sciences at the UMCG, Groningen. It takes place online (and perhaps also …

Robustness of Bayesian null hypothesis testing under optional stopping

A lot has already been said against the use of optional stopping (i.e., sequential testing) in the frequentist framework. On the other …

Introduction to survival analysis

In this one-hour presentation I aim at offering a gentle introduction to survival analysis. I present introductory material which is …


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