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Psychological Testing History, Principles, and Applications

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ISBN-10: 0205354726

ISBN-13: 9780205354726

Edition: 4th 2004

Authors: Robert J. Gregory

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The goal of this text is to teach students about the characteristics, objectives and wide-ranging effects of psychological testing. This fourth edition provides detailed presentations on neuropsychological and geriatric assessment of learning disabilities amongst other topics.
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Book details

List price: $124.00
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/25/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 720
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.794
Language: English

Gregory is a senior appellate attorney in the Office of General Counsel at the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

Preface
Nature, History, and Consequences of Testing
Applications and Consequences of Psychological Testing
The Nature and Uses of Psychological Tests
Ethical and Social Implications of Testing [15B, Part of 8B]
A Brief History of Psychological Testing
The Origins of Psychological Testing [previous 1A]
Early Testing in the United States [previous 1B]
Technical and Methodological Issues
Reliability and Test Standardization
Norms and Test Standardization
Concepts of Reliability
Validity and Test Development
Basic Concepts of Validity
Test Construction and Item Response Theory
Ability Testing
Theories and the Nature of Intelligence
Theories of Intelligence 5A
Nature and Consequences of Intelligence
Cognitive Tests: Intelligence, Achievement and Aptitude
Individual Tests of Intelligence
Group Tests of Ability and Related Concepts [combines 6B, 8A, 8B]
Testing Special Populations
Infant and Preschool Assessment [includes parts of 10A, 5B]
Testing Persons with Disabilities
Personality Testing and Assessment
Origins of Personality Test
Theories and the Measurement of Personality
Projective Techniques
Structured Personality Assessment
Self-Report Inventories [parts of 12B included here]
Behavioral and Observational Assessment
Special Topics in Testing
Neuropsychological and Medical Applications
A Primer of Neurobiological Concepts
Neuropsychological and Medical Assessment
Assessment in Employment and Forensic Settings
Employment and Vocational Assessment
Forensic Applications of Assessment
Legal Issues and the Future of Testing
Legal Issues in Testing
Computerized Assessment and the Future of Testing
Appendices
Major Landmarks in History of Psychological Testing
Test Publisher Addresses
Major Tests and Their Publishers
Standard Scores, etc
Sources of Information on Tests [New]