• The University of Western Australia (M304), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


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Ph.D. in Psychology (2001 – 2005)
Swinburne University of Technology

M.A in Psychology (1999-2001)
University of Western Ontario

B.A. (Honours) in Psychology (1997-1999)
Laurentian University

Roles and responsibilities

In my role as an educator, I teach statistics and psychometrics to psychology students at the University of Western Australia.

Editorial Boards

Intelligence (2017-current)

Psychological Assessment (2016-current)


I'm an individual differences researcher: how and why do people vary and what are the consequences?

I focus mostly on the construct of intelligence, however, I also research other traditional areas of differential psychology, such as personality.


  • Intelligence
  • Personality
  • Individual differences
  • Psychometrics
  • Statistics

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Research Output 2003 2020

1 Citation (Scopus)

At what sample size do latent variable correlations stabilize?

Kretzschmar, A. & Gignac, G. E., 1 Jun 2019, In : Journal of Research in Personality. 80, p. 17-22 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sample Size
Population Characteristics
Research Personnel
1 Citation (Scopus)

Digit Span Subscale Scores May Be Insufficiently Reliable for Clinical Interpretation: Distinguishing Between Stratified Coefficient Alpha and Omega Hierarchical

Gignac, G. E., Reynolds, M. R. & Kovacs, K., Dec 2019, In : Assessment. 26, 8, p. 1554-1563 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Female Characters from Adult-Only Video Games Elicit a Sexually Objectifying Gaze in Both Men and Women

Hollett, R. C., Morgan, H., Chen, N. T. M. & Gignac, G. E., 21 Nov 2019, In : Sex Roles.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Video Games
computer game
1 Citation (Scopus)

Higher cardiorespiratory fitness is associated with better verbal generativity in community-dwelling older adults

Frost, N., Weinborn, M., Gignac, G. E., Markovic, S., Rainey-Smith, S. R., Sohrabi, H. R., Martins, R. N., Peiffer, J. J. & Brown, B. M., 1 Jan 2019, In : Journal of Aging and Physical Activity. 27, 5, p. 703-710 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Independent Living
Executive Function
Physical Fitness
Confidence Intervals
Cardiorespiratory Fitness

Projects 2008 2021