Psychological Testing (Non-Infotrac Version) / Edition 5

Psychological Testing (Non-Infotrac Version) / Edition 5

by Robert M. Kaplan, Dennis P. Saccuzzo
     
 

ISBN-10: 0534505252

ISBN-13: 9780534505257

Pub. Date: 08/01/2000

Publisher: Wadsworth

Easy-to-read and accessible, this book effectively communicates the excitement and dynamics of the field of psychological testing. Robert Kaplan and Dennis Saccuzzo provide students with a current analysis of the most widely used psychological tests in schools, professional training programs, business, industry, the military, and clinical settings. As students read…  See more details below

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Easy-to-read and accessible, this book effectively communicates the excitement and dynamics of the field of psychological testing. Robert Kaplan and Dennis Saccuzzo provide students with a current analysis of the most widely used psychological tests in schools, professional training programs, business, industry, the military, and clinical settings. As students read through the book, they get a clear picture of how psychological tests are constructed, how they are used, and how an understanding of them can make a difference in their careers and everyday lives.Students will get a very real sense of how psychological tests are constructed, how they are used, and how an understanding of them can make a difference in their careers and everyday lives. Comprehensive and accurate, yet interesting and personally relevant, this book gets and keeps students' attention through the use of informal discussions and real-life examples.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534505257
Publisher:
Wadsworth
Publication date:
08/01/2000
Edition description:
5TH
Pages:
736

Table of Contents

Ch. 1Introduction3
Ch. 2Norms and Basic Statistics for Testing28
Ch. 3Correlation and Regression64
Ch. 4Reliability98
Ch. 5Validity129
Ch. 6Building a Test151
Ch. 7Selection and Decision Analysis173
Ch. 8Test Administration193
Ch. 9Interviewing Techniques217
Ch. 10Tests of Mental Ability: The Binet Scale247
Ch. 11The Wechsler Intelligence Scales271
Ch. 12Other Individual Tests of Ability301
Ch. 13Group Ability Tests: Intelligence, Achievement, and Aptitude333
Ch. 14Tests for Choosing Careers368
Ch. 15Structured Personality Tests398
Ch. 16Projective Personality Tests435
Ch. 17Alternatives to Traditional Psychological Tests462
Ch. 18Measures of Anxiety and Stress486
Ch. 19Testing in Health Care Settings507
Ch. 20Test Bias535
Ch. 21Testing and the Law565
Ch. 22The Future of Psychological Testing605

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