Academic Publications

  • Implementation of an Online Glaucoma-Specific Quality of Life Computerized Adaptive Test System in a US Glaucoma Hospital. Eva K. Fenwick, Ana M. Roldan, Omar A. Halawa, Ryan S. Meshkin, Nazlee Zebardast, Vesselin Popov, Przemysław Lis, David S. Friedman, Ecosse L. Lamoureux. Trans. Vis. Sci. Tech. 2022;11(2):24. [link]

  • Facebook as a Social Science Research Tool: Opportunities, Challenges, Ethical Considerations and Practical Guidelines by M. Kosinski, S. Matz, S. Gosling, V. Popov, D. Stillwell, American Psychologist, 2015 [Manuscript][link] - 3rd most cited AP paper in 2015

  • The psychological markers of business creation: A parsimonious framework of entrepreneurial personality across cultures and industry sectors . with J. Suárez-Álvarez, S. C. Matz, C. Gibbons, V.Popov, V. Mahalingam, D. Stillwell [in prep]

  • Using The Big Five For Customised Advertising On Facebook (poster) by Matz, S., Popov, V., Kosinski, M., Stillwell, D., Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP), 2015

  • Using Big Data in Real-Life Online Marketing: Personality-targeted and tailored advertising on Facebook (poster) by Matz, S., Chan, A.F., Popov, V., Stillwell, D. & Kosinski, M. Association for Psychological Science Convention (APS), 2014 [link][download]

Industry Reports

  • Whose advice will serve you best?, Large-scale global study of interpersonal trust and algorithm design in peer-to-peer environments, June 2019 [awaiting release]

  • Smile Data: A New Resource for Psychological Research, Largest ever study of smiles and psychological data, November 2019 [View PDF]

  • Trust and Predictive Technologies 2016, Thought leadership report on privacy, prediction and personalisation, drawing on my study at [View PDF] [MarketingWeek][Edelman Global]

  • The Psychology of Entrepreneurship, Global psychometric research study for Barclays, with S. Matz, V. Mahalingam and D. Stillwell, June 2015 [View PDF]

  • The Internet is Illegal in Europe, discussion of legal implications of psychological research for the EU, RoosterGNN, June 2014

  • Big Data for HR: New Frontier or Failed Experiment?, 2014 Big Data Campaign, distributed with CityAM, 12.06.14


  • The Story of What Was Hidden in Our Genes: A Lecture by James Flynn, lecture summary for the Psychometrics Centre website [link]

  • I am an Occasional Reviewer for the Communications of the ACM