Psychological Testing and Assessment: An Introduction To Tests and Measurement / Edition 6

Psychological Testing and Assessment: An Introduction To Tests and Measurement / Edition 6

by Ronald Jay Cohen
     
 

ISBN-10: 0072887672

ISBN-13: 9780072887679

Pub. Date: 07/30/2004

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

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…  See more details below

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780072887679
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
07/30/2004
Edition description:
6TH
Pages:
720
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
PART I. AN OVERVIEW /
1.Psychological Testing and Assessment / Testing and Assessment / Who, What, and Why? / Evaluating the Quality of Tests / Close-Up Error of Measurement and the True Score Model / Everyday Psychometrics Putting Tests to the Test / Self-Assessment /
2. Historical, Cultural, and Legal/Ethical Considerations / An Historical Perspective / Culture and Assessment / Legal and Ethical Considerations / Close-Up Life or Death Psychological Assessment / Everyday Psychometrics Expert Testimony / Self-Assessment
PART II. THE SCIENCE OF PSYCHOLOGICAL MEASUREMENT /
3. A Statistics Refresher / Scales of Measurement / Describing Data / The Normal Curve / Standard Scores / Close-Up The Normal Curve and Psychological Tests / Everyday Psychometrics Consumer (of Graphed Data) Beware! / Self-Assessment /
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