Scott M. Hofer, Ph.D.

Department of Psychology and Centre on Aging at the University of Victoria, Canada

Scott M. Hofer is Professor of Psychology, Director of the Centre on Aging, and Harald Mohr, M.D. and Wilhelma Mohr, M.D. Research Chair in Adult Development and Aging at the University of Victoria, Canada and Professor of Neurology, Oregon Health & Science University. He is President-Elect of APA Division 5 (Quantitative and Qualitative Methods), Past President of the Society of Multivariate Experimental Psychology, and a Fellow of the Academy of Behavioral Medicine Research, American Psychological Association (Divisions 5 and 20), Canadian Academy of Health Sciences, Gerontological Society of America, and the Royal Statistical Society.  He currently serves on the Council of Representatives, Federation of Associations in Behavioral and Brain Sciences.


Replication and comparative research within and across countries, cultures, and contexts is a high scientific priority. As Program Director of the Integrative Analysis of Longitudinal Studies on Aging and Dementia (IALSA-D) research network (NIA 1P01AG043362;, comprised of over 85 longitudinal studies, he is engaged in international comparison and replication of aging and health-related change in cognition, personality, and well-being. His research also focuses on within-person dynamics of psychological and physiological processes using intensive measurement designs and methods to improve measurement and design to more sensitively detect within-person changes.