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:

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.

Reise, S. P., & Moore, T. M. (2011). Item response theory. 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.

Gur, R. C., Calkins, M. E., Ruparel, K., Bilker, W. B., Moore, T. M., Savitt, A., Hakonarson, H., & Gur, R. E. (in press). Neurocognitive growth charting in psychosis spectrum youths. JAMA Psychiatry.

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

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.