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Nils Myszkowski

Assistant Professor

Dyson College of Arts and Sciences

Psychology - NYC

  • @New York City
    41 Park Row 1315
Office Hours
New York City

Mon 12:00pm-2:00pm

Mon (by appointment)

Tue 12:00pm-1:00pm


Nils Myszkowski is an Assistant Professor of Psychology and Co-Director of the MA in Psychology. His central research interest is the application and improvement of psychometric methods to measure and understand intellectual/emotional/creative/aesthetic abilities, especially as it applies to occupational contexts.


PhD , Université Paris Descartes (now Université de Paris) , France , 2013

Awards and Honors

  • American Psychological Association (Division 10), 2020 - Berlyne Award for Outstanding Contribution by an Early Career Scholar


Storme, M., Celik, P. & Myszkowski, N. (2020). A forgotten antecedent of career adaptability: A study on the predictive role of within-person variability in personality. Personality and Individual Differences. Vol 160 http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0191886920301252

Myszkowski, N. (2020). A Mokken Scale Analysis of the Last Series of the Standard Progressive Matrices (SPM-LS). Journal of Intelligence. Vol 8 (Issue 2) , pages 22. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/jintelligence8020022

Myszkowski, N., Çelik, P. & Storme, M. (2020). Commentary on Corradi et al.'s (2019) new conception of aesthetic sensitivity: Is the ability conception dead?. British Journal of Psychology. http://https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/bjop.12440

Myszkowski, N. & Zenasni, F. (2020). Using Visual Aesthetic Sensitivity Measures in Museum Studies. Frontiers in Psychology. Vol 11 http://https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fpsyg.2020.00414/full

Myszkowski, N., Storme, M. & Tavani, J. (2019). Are reflective models appropriate for very short scales? Proofs of concept of formative models using the Ten‐Item Personality Inventory. Journal of Personality. Vol 87 (Issue 2) , pages 363-372. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jopy.12395

Myszkowski, N. & Storme, M. (2019). Judge response theory? A call to upgrade our psychometrical account of creativity judgments.. Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts. Vol 13 (Issue 2) , pages 167-175. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/aca0000225

Storme, M., Myszkowski, N., Baron, S. & Bernard, D. (2019). Same Test, Better Scores: Boosting the Reliability of Short Online Intelligence Recruitment Tests with Nested Logit Item Response Theory Models. Journal of Intelligence. Vol 7 (Issue 3) , pages 17. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/jintelligence7030017

Rao, A., Myszkowski, N. & Arora, P. (2019). The acceptability and perceived effectivenes of a psychoeducational program on positive parent-adolescent relationships for Asian immigrant parents.. The School Psychologist. Vol 73 (Issue 1) , pages 11--20. http://https://apadivision16.org/the-school-psychologist-tsp/

Myszkowski, N. (2019, April (2nd Quarter/Spring)). The first glance is the weakest: “Tasteful” individuals are slower to judge visual art. Personality and Individual Differences. Vol 141 , pages 188-195. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.paid.2019.01.010

Myszkowski, N., Celik, P. & Storme, M. (2018). A meta-analysis of the relationship between intelligence and visual “Taste” measures. Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts. Vol 12 (Issue 1) , pages 24-33. http://doi.apa.org/getdoi.cfm?doi=10.1037/aca0000099

Myszkowski, N. & Storme, M. (2018). A snapshot of g ? Binary and polytomous item-response theory investigations of the last series of the Standard Progressive Matrices (SPM-LS). Intelligence. Vol 68 , pages 109-116. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.intell.2018.03.010

Storme, M., Lubart, T., Myszkowski, N., Cheung, P. C., Tong, T. & Lau, S. (2017). A Cross-Cultural Study of Task Specificity in Creativity. The Journal of Creative Behavior. , pages n/a–n/a. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/jocb.123/abstract

Storme, M., Celik, P. & Myszkowski, N. (2017). Career Decision Ambiguity Tolerance and Career Decision-Making Difficulties in a French Sample: The Mediating Role of Career Decision Self-Efficacy. Journal of Career Assessment. Vol 27 (Issue 2) , pages 273-288. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1069072717748958

Myszkowski, N. & Storme, M. (2017). Measuring “Good Taste” with the Visual Aesthetic Sensitivity Test-Revised (VAST-R). Personality and Individual Differences. Vol 117 , pages 91–100. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0191886917303707

Myszkowski, N., Villoing, B., Zenasni, F., Jaury, P. & Boujut, E. (2017). Monitoring stress among internal medicine residents: An experience-driven, practical and short measure.. Psychology, Health & Medicine. , pages 1-8. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/13548506.2016.1220599

Myszkowski, N. (2017). R package 'AMCTestmaker' (0.1.0): Generate LaTeX Code for Auto-Multiple-Choice (AMC). http://https://cran.r-project.org/web/packages/AMCTestmakeR/index.html

Myszkowski, N., Brunet-Gouet, E., Roux, P., Robieux, L., Malézieux, A., Boujut, E. & Zenasni, F. (2017, September). Is the Questionnaire of Cognitive and Affective Empathy measuring two or five dimensions? Evidence in a French sample. Psychiatry Research. Vol 255 , pages 292–296. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0165178116318352

Davila, A. & Myszkowski, N. (2017, January (1st Quarter/Winter)). Leveraging common language in the workplace: case study evidence from a franco-asian SME. Vol 2017 (Issue 1) , pages 11190. http://proceedings.aom.org/content/2017/1/11190

Storme, M., Myszkowski, N., Davila, A. & Bournois, F. (2017, January (1st Quarter/Winter) 9). Subjective Processing Fluency Scale. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/t56552-000

Myszkowski, N., Storme, M. & Zenasni, F. (2016, December). Order in complexity: How Hans Eysenck brought differential psychology and aesthetics together. Personality and Individual Differences. Vol 103 , pages 156-162. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0191886916302902

Zenasni, F., Mourgues, C., Nelson, J., Muter, C. & Myszkowski, N. (2016). How does creative giftedness differ from academic giftedness? A multidimensional conception. Learning and Individual Differences.

Myszkowski, N., Storme, M. & Tavani, J. (2016). Ten-Item Personality Inventory – French Version. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/t51740-000

Celik, P., Storme, M., Davila, A. & Myszkowski, N. (2016). Work-related curiosity positively predicts worker innovation. Journal Of Management Development. Vol 35 (Issue 9) , pages 1184-1194. http://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/abs/10.1108/JMD-01-2016-0013

Myszkowski, N. (2016, September). R package 'nhstplot': Plot Null Hypothesis Significance Tests. http://cran.r-project.org/web/packages/nhstplot/index.html

Celik, P., Storme, M. & Myszkowski, N. (2016, June). Anger and sadness as adaptive emotion expression strategies in response to negative competence and warmth evaluations. British Journal of Social Psychology.

Myszkowski, N. & Zenasni, F. (2016, May). Individual differences in aesthetic ability: The case for an Aesthetic Quotient. Frontiers in Psychology. Vol 7 (Issue 750) http://journal.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/fpsyg.2016.00750/full

Storme, M., Tavani, J. & Myszkowski, N. (2016, April (2nd Quarter/Spring)). Psychometric Properties of the French Ten-Item Personality Inventory (TIPI). Journal of Individual Differences. Vol 37 (Issue 2) , pages 81–87. http://econtent.hogrefe.com/doi/10.1027/1614-0001/a000204


Creativity-related traits and abilities (aesthetic sensitivity, divergent thinking, intelligence) ; Emotional/social competencies (empathy, social regulation, leadership, coping, stress, etc.) ; Quantitative methods (research design, statistics, psychometrics, etc.) ; Occupational contexts (Occupational health, managerial creativity, consumer behavior)


  • Society for the Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts [Member] 2018
  • International Society for the Study of Individual Differences [Member] 2017
  • American Psychological Association 2014
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