Psychological Testing Principles and Applications

ISBN-10: 0131891723

ISBN-13: 9780131891722

Edition: 6th 2005

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This book focuses on the use of psychological tests to make importantdecisionsabout 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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Book details

List price: $246.20
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 9/21/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 624
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.574
Language: English

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
Author Index
Subject Index
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