𝚿 psychtoolbox

Tools for psychology research and psychometrics

The examples can be found on the personal website of Lukas Novak

The Psychological toolbox repository (psychtoolbox) was developed to facilitate reproducible research in psychological science. This package is focused on quantitative research methods and contains number of functions currently covering socio-demography testing, factor analysis, and measurement invariance. Any suggestions regarding new functions or editing of existing once in order to increase their efficiency are very welcomed. For more examples, about how this package can be used in real studies, see Open Science Framework.


If you dont have devtools package installed, you can do that from by using the following code

if(!'devtools' %in% rownames(installed.packages()))install.packages('devtools')

You can install the stable version of psychtoolbox from GitLab with:


You can install the development version of psychtoolbox from GitLab with:



The package documentation can be found here

Shiny app

Shiny app accompanying some functions of the psychtoolbox can be found here


Novak, L. (2021). psychtoolbox: tools for psychology and psychometrics. R package version 0.0.1. https://gitlab.com/lukas.novak/psychtoolbox


Novak, L., Malinakova, K., Mikoska, P., van Dijk, J. P., Dechterenko, F., Ptacek, R., & Tavel, P. (2021). Psychometric Analysis of the Czech Version of the Toronto Empathy Questionnaire. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18(10), 5343. MDPI AG. Retrieved from http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijerph18105343


psychtoolbox Tools for psychological research The Psychological tools repository (psychtoolbox) in an R package currently hosted on Gitlab, which I developed to facilitate reproducible research in psychological science.