9780078035302

Psychological Testing and Assessment

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  • ISBN13:

    9780078035302

  • ISBN10:

    0078035309

  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Nonspecific Binding
  • Copyright: 7/17/2012
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

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Summary

Psychological Testing and Assessmentpresents students with a solid grounding in psychometrics and the world of testing and assessment. The book distinguishes itself through its logical organization, readable text, and many pedagogical aids, such as the "Meet an Assessment Professional" feature in every chapter which highlights the works of people such as Dr. Stephen Finn, architect of therapeutic assessment. Now in its eighth edition, this text has consistently won enthusiastic reviews not only for its balance of breadth and depth of coverage, but for content that brings a human face to the assessment enterprise.

Table of Contents

CHAPTER 1 Psychological Testing and Assessment

CHAPTER 2 Historical, Cultural, and Legal/Ethical Considerations

CHAPTER 3 A Statistics Refresher

CHAPTER 4 Of Tests and Testing

CHAPTER 5 Reliability

CHAPTER 6 Validity

CHAPTER 7 Utility

CHAPTER 8 Test Development

CHAPTER 9 Intelligence and Its Measurement

CHAPTER 10 Tests of Intelligence

CHAPTER 11 Assessment for Education

CHAPTER 12 Personality Assessment: An Overview

CHAPTER 13 Personality Assessment Methods

CHAPTER 14 Clinical and Counseling Assessment

CHAPTER 15 Neuropsychological Assessment

CHAPTER 16 Assessment, Careers, and Business

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