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. This package is focused on quantitative research methods and contains number of functions currently covering socio-demography testing and factor analysis. 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.


In order to instal this package, there is need to inslal devtools package. If you dont have devtools package installed, you can do that 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:



Novak, L. (2021). psychtoolbox: tools for psychology and psychometrics. R package version


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