This is a careful and thoroughly updated revision of the most highly acclaimed and successful undergraduate text in testing over the last fifteen years. PSYCHOLOGICAL TESTING AND ASSESSMENT examines the philosophical, historical, and methodological foundations of psychological testing, assessment, and measurement, while helping students appreciate their benefits and pitfalls in practice.
New edition of a psychological assessment textbook. Covers the statistical basis for measurement, correlation and inference, validity, tests of intelligence, personality assessment, counseling assessment, neurophysiological assessment, the assessment of people with disabilities, and computer-assisted psychological assessment. Includes historical notes on the development of the tests covered, a 71-page list of references, and numerous b&w photographs depicting tests and their creators. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.