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Pier-Olivier Caron received his Ph. D. from the Université du Québec à Montréal (2017). Previously, he was a postdoctoc at the Canada Research Chair on Interpersonal Traumas and Resilience. He also taught at the Université de Moncton and the Université du Québec à Montréal. Pier-Olivier is interested in quantitative models from the experimental analyses of behavior, structural equation modelling, multivariates data analyses, and statistical and computational modelling.

Education

Ph. D. (Psychology), 2017
Université du Québec à Montréal

Research Interests

  • Quantitative analyses of behavior
  • Social dynamics
  • Social sensitivity
  • Research methods
  • Multivariate statistical analysis
  • Strutural equation modelling

Teaching

Publications & Presentations

This section shows the documents (if any) that are available in R-libre, TELUQ's open access research publication repository.

Journal articles (refereed)

Boisjoli, Cyndi; Hébert, Martine; Gauthier-Duchesne, Amélie, & Caron, Pier-Olivier (2019). A mediational model linking perceptions of security, alexithymia and behavior problems of sexually abused children. Child Abuse and Neglect, 92, 66-76. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chiabu.2019.03.017

Caron, Pier-Olivier (2019). Multilevel analysis of matching behavior. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 111 (2), 183-191. https://doi.org/10.1002/jeab.510

Caron, Pier-Olivier (2019). A comparison of the type I error rates of three assessment methods for indirect effects. Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation, 89 (8), 1343-1256. https://doi.org/10.1080/00949655.2019.1577858

Caron, Pier-Olivier (2019). Minimum average partial correlation and parallel analysis : the influence of oblique structures. Communications in Statistics - Simulation and Computation, 48 (7), 2110-2117. https://doi.org/10.1080/03610918.2018.1433843

Cénat, Jude Mary; Blais, Martin; Lavoie, Francine; Caron, Pier-Olivier, & Hébert, Martine (2018). Cyberbullying victimization and substance use among Quebec high schools students : the mediating role of psychological distress. Computers in Human Behavior, 89, 207-212. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chb.2018.08.014

Turcotte, Catherine; Berthiaume, Rachel, & Caron, Pier-Olivier (2018). Description and interactions of informative text structure knowledge and skills of French-speaking Grade 6 students. Reading and Writing, 31 (9), 2147-2164. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11145-018-9875-0

Caron, Pier-Olivier, & Valois, Philippe (2018). A computational description of simple mediation analysis. The Quantitative Methods for Psychology, 14 (2), 147-158. https://doi.org/10.20982/tqmp.14.2.p147

Caron, Pier-Olivier (2018). Des outils pour évaluer la sensibilité au renforcement sous Excel, R et Matlab. Journal de Thérapie Comportementale et Cognitive, 28 (4), 177-184. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcc.2018.01.003

Caron, Pier-Olivier; Forget, Jacques, & Rivard, Mélina (2017). The allocation of playing behavior of children in mainstream day care according to social reinforcer ratios. European Journal of Behavior Analysis, 18 (2), 242-250. https://doi.org/10.1080/15021149.2017.1309956

Montigny, Caroline; Forget, Jacques; Caron, Pier-Olivier; Valois, Philippe, & Leroux-Boudreault, Ariane (2017). La gestion des comportements d’élèves en salle de classe en fonction du type de programme de renforcement social utilisé par une enseignante. Acta Comportamentalia, 25 (4), 529-547.

Caron, Pier-Olivier (2017). Sur la loi de l'appariement. Psychologie Française, 62 (1), 29-55. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psfr.2015.10.003

Caron, Pier-Olivier (2017). On the statistical properties of operant settings and their contribution to the evaluation of sensitivity to reinforcement. Adaptive Behavior, 25 (4), 185-193. https://doi.org/10.1177/1059712317719967

Caron, Pier-Olivier (2016). A Monte Carlo examination of the broken-stick distribution to identify components to retain in principal component analysis. Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation, 86 (12), 2405-2410. https://doi.org/10.1080/00949655.2015.1112390

Caron, Pier-Olivier (2015). Matching without learning. Adaptive Behavior, 23 (4), 227-233. https://doi.org/10.1177/1059712315590484

Arcand, Marie-Soleil; Dion, Éric; Lemire-Théberge, Léonie; Guay, Marie-Hélène; Barrette, Anne; Gagnon, Vickie; Caron, Pier-Olivier, & Fuchs, Douglas (2014). Segmenting texts into meaningful word groups: beginning readers’ prosody and comprehension. Scientific Studies of Reading, 18 (3), 208–223. https://doi.org/10.1080/10888438.2013.864658

Caron, Pier-Olivier (2014). La loi généralisée de l’appariement : une simulation de Monte-Carlo. Acta Comportamentalia, 22 (2), 169-179.

Caron, Pier-Olivier; Forget, Jacques, & Leroux-Boudreault, Ariane (2014). Les applications de la sensibilité sociale en contexte éducatif. Journal de Thérapie Comportementale et Cognitive, 24 (4), 144-150. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcc.2014.07.004

Caron, Pier-Olivier; Royer, Francois, & Forget, Jacques (2014). La sensibilité sociale : une recension critique. Acta Comportamentalia, 22 (3), 334-351.

Leroux-Boudreault, Ariane; Forget, Jacques, & Caron, Pier-Olivier (2014). Une analyse picoéconomique de l’attention à la tâche d’écoliers et de l’attention de l’enseignant. Acta Comportamentalia, 22 (1), 73-88.

Caron, Pier-Olivier (2013). On the empirical status of the matching law: Comment on McDowell (2013). Psychological Bulletin, 139 (5), 1029-1031. https://doi.org/10.1037/a0032403

Caron, Pier-Olivier (2013). On applying the matching law to between-subject data. Animal Behaviour, 85 (4), 857-860. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.anbehav.2013.01.022

Books

Caron, Pier-Olivier (2018). La modélisation par équations structurelles avec Mplus. Québec : Presses de l'Université du Québec. ISBN 978-2-7605-4972-2

Book chapters

Drolet, Lauriane; Valois, Philippe; Forget, Jacques, & Caron, Pier-Olivier (2014). Perfectionism and academic achievement in a sample of children from a regular school program context. In Pracana, Clara (Ed.), Psychology Applications & Developments (p. 193-201). Lisbon, Portugal : inScience Press. ISBN 978-989-97866-9-1