9780073199047

Psychological Testing and Assessment : An Introduction to Tests and Measurement

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  • ISBN13:

    9780073199047

  • ISBN10:

    0073199044

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 11/18/2004
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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Summary

This is a thoroughly updated revision of the most highly acclaimed and successful undergraduate measurement text in testing over the last fifteen years. Psychological Testing and Assessment examines the philosophical, historical, and methodological foundations of psychological testing, assessment, and measurement, while helping students appreciate their benefits and pitfalls in practice. The text's time-tested and trusted approach incorporates up-to-date research, insightful culture-related perspectives, engaging examples and illustrations, critical thinking questions, even humor to involve students and maintain interest.

Table of Contents

PART I. AN OVERVIEW

1.Psychological Testing and Assessment

2. Historical, Cultural, and Legal/Ethical Considerations

PART II. THE SCIENCE OF PSYCHOLOGICAL MEASUREMENT

3. A Statistics Refresher

4. Of Tests and Testing

5. Reliability

6. Validity

7. Test Development

PART III. THE ASSESSMENT OF INTELLIGENCE

8. Intelligence and Its Measurement

9. Tests of Intelligence

10. Preschool and Educational Assessment

PART IV. THE ASSESSMENT OF PERSONALITY

11. Personality Assessment: An Overview

12. Personality Assessment Methods

13. Clinical and Counseling Assessment

14. Neuropsychological Assessment

15. The Assessment of People with Disabilities

16. Assessment, Careers, and Business

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