Meet Dr. Kevin McGrew, PHD
The Time Doc2: IQ McGrew
Dr. Kevin McGrew is the Director of the Institute for Applied Psychometrics (IAP). He received a master’s degree in School Psychology at Minnesota State University Moorhead (previously known as Moorhead State University) and his doctoral degree in Educational Psychology at the University of Minnesota. He was a practicing school psychologist for 12 years. He spent 10 years as a Professor of Applied Psychology at St. Cloud State University. Dr. McGrew is currently a Visiting Professor in Educational Psychology at the University of Minnesota and Research and Science Director for Interactive Metronome.
Dr. McGrew conducts research in the areas of theories of human intelligence, personal competence, intelligence testing, school learning, and the application of neurotechnology to cognitive performance and learning. He has published over 60 different journal articles, books or book chapters in his areas of expertise. He is a coauthor of both the Woodcock-Johnson Battery III and the Woodcock-Johnson Battery IV. Detailed information can be found at the MindHub™ Director page. Dr. McGrew disseminates information regarding human intelligence and the human brain clock at two professional blogs (IQs Corner; Brain Clock Blog).
[2 The original "Time Doc" was Jim Cassily, the inventor of Interactive Metronome. I might better be considered "Time Doc-2". Click here for a brief history of Jim and the original "Time Machine"].
In the News
Recent interviews or news reports with Dr. McGrew:
- Psychology Today: An Educational Psychologist Who Goes Beyond IQ
- Creativity Post: An Educational Psychologist Who Goes Beyond IQ (same as Psych Today)
- Carrers in Psychology: A Psychometrician
- Huffington Post Live: Florida's IQ-related death penalty law ruled unconstitutional
- Wall Street Journal Law Blog: Errors in Supreme Court Justice Alito's death penalty dissent
- Wall Street Journal: Why Testing Gray Matter is Sometimes a Gray Area (2016)
- Minnesota School Psychologists Lifetime Achievement Award (2015)
- University of Minnesota College of Education and Human Development Distinguished Alumni Award (2016)
Dr. Kevin McGrew speaks about the WJ IV (and also see other WJ IV author brief interviews)
More about the director