Psychological Testing and Assessment An Introduction to Tests and Measurement

ISBN-10: 0072887672

ISBN-13: 9780072887679

Edition: 6th 2005

Authors: Ronald Jay Cohen, Mark E. Swerdlik

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List price: $117.81
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 8/3/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 720
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.146

An Overview
Psychological Testing and Assessment Testing and Assessment Who, What, Why, and Where?
Close-Up: Types of Computer-Generated Psychological Reports Everyday Psychometrics
“The Following Film is Rated PG-13”…But Whodunnit? How? And Why? Self-Assessment
Historical, Cultural, and Legal/Ethical Considerations A Historical Perspective Culture and Assessment Legal and Ethical Considerations Close-Up: Assessment, Admissions, and Affirmative Action
Grutter v. Bollinger et al. (2003) Everyday Psychometrics: Life-or-Death Psychological Assessment Self-Assessment
The Science Of Psychological Measurement
A Statistics Refresher Scales of Measurement Describing Data The Normal Curve Standard Scores Everyday Psychometrics
Consumer (of Graphed Data) Beware!
Close-Up: The Normal Curve and Psychological Tests Self-Assessment
Of Tests and Testing Some Assumptions About Psychological Testing and Assessment What’s a “Good Test”?
Norms Correlation and Inference Inference from Measurement Everyday Psychometrics
Putting Tests to the Test Close-Up
Good Ol’ Norms and the GRE Self-Assessment
Reliability The Concept of Reliability Reliability Estimates Using and Interpreting a Coefficient of Reliability Reliability and Individual Scores Close-Up
The Reliability of the Bayley-II Everyday Psychometrics
The Reliability Defense and the Breathalyzer Test Self-Assessment
Validity The Concept of Validity Content Validity Criterion-Related Validity Construct Validity Validity, Bias, and Fairness Close-Up
Base Rates and Predictive Validity Everyday Psychometrics
Adjustment of Test Scores by Group Membership: Fairness in Testing or Foul Play? Self-Assessment
Test Development Test Conceptualization Test Construction Test Tryout Item Analysis Test Revision Everyday Psychometrics
Psychometrics in the Classroom Close-up
Designing and Item Bank Self-Assessment
The Assessment Of Intelligence
Intelligence and Its Measurement What Is Intelligence?
Measuring Intelligence Intelligence
Some Issues A Perspective Everyday Psychometrics
Being Gifted Close-up
Culture Fair/Culture Loaded Self-Assessment
Tests of Intelligence
The Stanford-Binet Intelligence Scales
The Wechsler Tests Other Measures of Intelligence Close-up
Factor Analysis Everyday Psychometrics
The Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB)
A Test You Can Take Self-Assessment
Preschool and Educational Assessment Preschool Assessment Achievement Tests Aptitude Tests Diagnostic Tests Psychoeducational Test Batteries Other Tools of Assessment in Educational Settings Everyday Psychometrics
First Impressions Close-up
Tests of Minimum Competency Self-Assessment
The Assessment Of Personality
Personality Assessment
An Overview Personality and Personality Assessment Defined Personality Assessment
Some Basic Questions Developing Instruments to Assess Personality Personality Assessment and Culture Everyday Psychometrics
Some Common Item Formats Close-up
Assessing Acculturation and Related Variables Self-Assessment
Personality Assessment Methods Objective Methods Projective Methods Behavioral Assessment Methods A Perspective Everyday Psychometrics
Confessions of a Behavior Rater Close-up
Personality, Life Outcomes, and College Yearbook Photos Self-Assessment
Testing And Assessment In Action
Clinical and Counseling Assessment An Overview
The Interview Case History Data Psychological Tests Special Applications of Clinical Measures
The Psychological Report Close-up
Assessment of Dangerousness and the Secret Service Everyday Psychometrics
Elements of a Typical Report of Psychological Assessment Self-Assessment
Neuropsychological Assessment
The Nervous System and Behavior
The Neuropsychological Examination Close-up
Fixed Versus Flexible Neuropsychological Test Batteries and the Law Everyday Psychometrics
Medical Diagnostic Aids and Neuropsychological Assessment Self-Assessment
The Assessment of People with Disabilities An Overiview
Assessment and Specific Disabilities Everyday Psychometrics
Public Law 105-17 and Everyday Practice Close-up
Expert Testimony Self-Assessment
Assessment, Careers, and Business Career Choice and Career Transition Screening, Selection, Classification, and Placement Productivity, Motivation, Attitude, and Organizational Culture Other Applications of Tools of Assessment Close-up
Validity Generalization and the GATB Everyday Psychometrics: Assessment of Corporate and Organizational Culture
Name Index
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