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Psychological testing and assessment : an introduction to tests and measurement

Author: Ronald Jay Cohen
Publisher: Boston : McGraw-Hill Higher Education, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 7th edView all editions and formats
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This edition examines the philosophical, historical and methodological foundations of psychological testing, assessment and measurement, while helping students appreciate their benefits and pitfalls in practice.
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Genre/Form: Textbooks
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald Jay Cohen
ISBN: 9780073129099 0073129097 9780071272230 0071272232
OCLC Number: 242566538
Description: 1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: 1. Psychological testing and assessment --
2. Historical, cultural, and legal/ethical considerations --
3. A statistics refresher --
4. Of tests and testing --
5. Reliability --
6. Validity --
7. Utility --
8. Test development --
9. Intelligence and its measurement --
10. Tests of intelligence --
11. Preschool and educational assessment --
12. Personality assessment: an overview --
13. Personality assessment methods --
14. Clinical and counseling assessment --
15. Neuropsychological assessment --
16. Assessment, careers, and business.
Responsibility: Ronald Jay Cohen, Mark E. Swerdlik.
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Presents an overview of measurement in psychology. This book offers information that is necessary to understand psychometric concepts such as reliability, validity, and utility.  Read more...

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