Psychological Testing: Principles And Applications

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Psychological Testing: Principles And Applications

Format:  Hardcover,

624 pages

Publisher: Pearson College Div

Publish Date: Sep 2004

ISBN-13: 9780131891722

ISBN-10: 0131891723

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This book focuses on the use of psychological tests to make important "decisions" about individuals in a variety of settings. It explores the theory, methods, and applications of psychological testing, and gives a full and fair evaluation of the advantages and drawbacks of psychological testing in general, and selected tests in particular. A four-part organization provides an introduction to psychological testing; covers the principles of psychological measurement, discusses the development of measures of ability, interests, and personality; and shows how tests are used to make decisions. For those who create and evaluate psychological testing and measurement.

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Publisher: Pearson College Div
Publish Date: Sep 2004
ISBN-13: 9780131891722
ISBN-10: 0131891723
Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 624
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 2.25
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 7.0 x 9.25 x 1.0

Chapter outline

Introduction to psychological testing
Tests and Measurements
Defining and Measuring Psychological Attributes: Ability, Interests, and Personality
Testing and Society
Principles Of Psychological Measurement
Basic Concepts in Measurement and Statistics
Scales, Transformations, and Norms
Reliability: The Consistency of Test Scores
Using and Interpreting Information about Test Reliability
Validity of Measurement: Content and Construct-Oriented Validation Strategies
Validity for Decisions: Criterion-Related Validity
Item Analysis
Developing Measures Of Ability, Interests, And Personality
The Process of Test Development
Computerized Test Administration and Interpretation
Ability Testing: Individual Tests
Ability Testing: Group Tests
Issues in Ability Testing
Interest Testing
Personality Testing
Using Tests To Make Decisions
Tests and Educational Decisions
Psychological Measurement in Industry
Diagnostic Testing: Clinical Applications
Issues in Multi-Method Assessment
Appendix
References
Author Index
Subject Index

Book description

This book focuses on the use of psychological tests to make important decisions about individuals in a variety of settings. It explores the theory, methods, and applications of psychological testing, and gives a full and fair evaluation of the advantages and drawbacks of psychological testing in general, and selected tests in particular. A four-part organization provides an introduction to psychological testing; covers the principles of psychological measurement, discusses the development of measures of ability, interests, and personality; and shows how tests are used to make decisions. For those who create and evaluate psychological testing and measurement.

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