Psychological Testing: Principles, Applications, and Issues, 6th Edition / Edition 6

Psychological Testing: Principles, Applications, and Issues, 6th Edition / Edition 6

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Psychological Testing: Principles, Applications, and Issues, 6th Edition / Edition 6

Easy-to-read and accessible, PSYCHOLOGICAL TESTING: PRINCIPLES, APPLICATIONS, AND ISSUES 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. The authors offer 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. 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.

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ISBN-13: 9780534633066
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 08/16/2004
Edition description: Revised
Pages: 768
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

Part IPrinciples
Chapter 1Introduction1
Chapter 2Norms and Basic Statistics for Testing25
Chapter 3Correlation and Regression62
Chapter 4Reliability99
Chapter 5Validity132
Chapter 6Writing and Evaluating Test Items157
Chapter 7Test Administration183
Part IIApplications
Chapter 8Interviewing Techniques201
Chapter 9Theories of Intelligence and the Binet Scales230
Chapter 10The Wechsler Intelligence Scales: WAIS-III, WISC-IV, and WPPSI-III252
Chapter 11Other Individual Tests of Ability in Education and Special Education278
Chapter 12Standardized Tests in Education, Civil Service, and the Military311
Chapter 13Applications in Clinical and Counseling Settings347
Chapter 14Projective Personality Tests390
Chapter 15Tests Based on Psychological Science and the New Age of Computers421
Chapter 16Testing in Counseling Psychology452
Chapter 17Testing in Health Psychology and Health Care475
Chapter 18Testing in Industrial and Business Settings509
Part IIIIssues
Chapter 19Test Bias538
Chapter 20Testing in Forensic Settings573
Chapter 21Ethics and the Future of Psychological Testing611

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