Psychological Testing and Assessment / Edition 9

Psychological Testing and Assessment / Edition 9

by Lewis R. Aiken
     
 

This textbook introduces undergraduate and beginning graduate students to the psychological tests used in clinical, organizational, forensic, and educational settings. Eighteen chapters address such topics as test design, neuropsychological assessment, vocational interests, and projective techniques. New to the 12th edition are a number of brief psychological cases… See more details below

Overview

This textbook introduces undergraduate and beginning graduate students to the psychological tests used in clinical, organizational, forensic, and educational settings. Eighteen chapters address such topics as test design, neuropsychological assessment, vocational interests, and projective techniques. New to the 12th edition are a number of brief psychological cases illustrating how testing data are used by professional psychologists when working with clients. Annotation ©2005 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205199365
Publisher:
Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Publication date:
09/28/1996
Edition description:
STUDY GD
Pages:
243
Product dimensions:
8.34(w) x 10.93(h) x 0.59(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Ch. 1Historical and Professional Matters1
Ch. 2Test Design and Construction18
Ch. 3Test Administration and Scoring43
Ch. 4Item Analysis and Test Standardization62
Ch. 5Reliability and Validity85
Ch. 6Standardized Achievement Tests108
Ch. 7Intelligence Testing135
Ch. 8Individual and Group Differences in Mental Abilities165
Ch. 9Developmental and Neuropsychological Assessment192
Ch. 10Evaluating Special Abilities212
Ch. 11Applications and Issues in Ability Testing239
Ch. 12Vocational Interests265
Ch. 13Attitudes, Values, and Personal Orientations294
Ch. 14Personality Assessment: Origins, Applications, and Issues313
Ch. 15Observations and Interviews342
Ch. 16Checklists and Rating Scales364
Ch. 17Personality Inventories387
Ch. 18Projective Techniques412
App. ADescriptive Statistics428
App. BAreas Under the Normal Curve448
App. CCommercial Suppliers of Psychological and Educational Assessment Materials451
App. DWeb Sites of Organizations Concerned with Psychological Testing and Assessment457
Glossary458
Answers to Quantitative Questions and Activities476
References482
Author Index508
Subject Index517
Test Index524

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