Department of Psychiatry
Penn Behavioral Health

Neuropsychiatry Section

Neuropsychiatry Section

Tyler M. Moore, PhD

Tyler M MooreDr. Moore studies quantitative methodologies used by the biological and social sciences. He specializes in psychological measurement, especially factor analysis and structural equation modeling. Much of his work involves psychometric analyses of the Penn Computerized Neurocognitive Battery and other tests used by the Brain Behavior Laboratory.


University of California (UCLA) - Los Angeles                                 December 2012

  • Ph.D. - Quantitative Psychology,
  • M.A. - Quantitative Psychology

Exeter University - Exeter, England                                                     September 2005

  • M.Sc. - Social and Organizational Psychology

Pomona College - Claremont, CA                                                                May 2004

  • B.A. - Economics


  • Recipient of National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship (2008-2010)
  • Recipient of the UCLA Chancellor’s Prize (2007)

Selected Publications:

Moore, T. M., Reise, S. P., Roalf, D. R., Port, A. M., Jackson, C. T., Ruparel, K., Savitt, A. P., Baron, R. B., Gur, R. E., & Gur, R. C. (in press). Development of an itemwise efficiency scoring method: Concurrent, convergent, discriminant, and neuroimaging-based predictive validity assessed in a large community sample. Psychological Assessment.

Moore, T. M., Reise, S. P., Gur, R. E., Hakonarson, H., & Gur, R.C. (2015). Psychometric properties of the Penn Computerized Neurocognitive Battery. Neuropsychology, 29(2), 235-246.

Moore, T. M., Reise, S. P., Depaoli, S., & Haviland, M. G. (2015). Iteration of partially-specified target matrices: Applications in exploratory and Bayesian confirmatory factor analysis. Multivariate Behavioral Research, 50(2), 149-161.

Moore, T. M., Scott, J. C., Reise, S. P., Port, A. M., Jackson, C. T., Ruparel, K., Savitt, A. P., Gur, R. E., & Gur, R. C. (2015). Development of an abbreviated form of the Penn Line Orientation Test using large samples and computerized adaptive test simulation. Psychological Assessment. Advance online publication.

Moore, T. M., Martin, I. K., Gur, O. M., Jackson, C. T., Scott, J. C., Calkins, M. E., ... & Gur, R. E. (2015). Characterizing social environment's association with neurocognition using census and crime data linked to the Philadelphia Neurodevelopmental Cohort.Psychological Medicine, 1-12.

Reise, S. P., Moore, T. M., & Haviland, M. G. (2010). Bifactor models and rotations: Exploring the extent to which multidimensional data yield univocal scale scores. Journal of Personality Assessment, 92(6), 544-559.

Calkins, M. E., Moore, T. M., Merikangas, K. R., Burstein, M., Satterthwaite, T. D., Bilker, W. B., ... & Gur, R. E. (2014). The psychosis spectrum in a young US community sample: findings from the Philadelphia Neurodevelopmental Cohort.World Psychiatry,13(3), 296-305.

Reise, S. P., & Moore, T. M. (2012). An introduction to item response theory models and their application in the assessment of noncognitive traits. In Cooper H. (Ed.-in-Chief), Camic, P., Long, D., Panter, A. T., Rindskoppf, D., & Sher, K. (Assoc Eds.) APA Handbook of Research Methods in Psychology (three volumes). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Reise, S. P., Moore, T. M., Sabb, F. W., Brown, A. K., & London, E. D. (2013). The Barratt Impulsiveness Scale – 11: Reassessment of its structure in a community sample. Psychological Assessment, 25(2), 631-642.