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Psychological Testing and Assessment: An Introduction to Tests and Measurement

Psychological Testing and Assessment: An Introduction to Tests and Measurement

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Published by Ali Kazmi
Psychological Testing and Assessment: An Introduction to Tests and Measurement is the standard-setting text that through seven editions has overviewed measurement in psychology with unrivaled depth, breadth, and clarity. Logically organized and lucidly written, this book acquaints readers with important historical, legal, ethical, and cultural issues, and then proceeds to provide readers with the information necessary to understand psychometric concepts such as reliability, validity, and utility. Through writing that effectively anchors abstract concepts to real-life applications--and through the use of innovative teaching tools such as "Just Think" questions and the "Everyday Psychometrics" features in the text--readers will come away with a well-rounded, working knowledge of psychometrics and the assessment enterprise in a contemporary, real world context.
Psychological Testing and Assessment: An Introduction to Tests and Measurement is the standard-setting text that through seven editions has overviewed measurement in psychology with unrivaled depth, breadth, and clarity. Logically organized and lucidly written, this book acquaints readers with important historical, legal, ethical, and cultural issues, and then proceeds to provide readers with the information necessary to understand psychometric concepts such as reliability, validity, and utility. Through writing that effectively anchors abstract concepts to real-life applications--and through the use of innovative teaching tools such as "Just Think" questions and the "Everyday Psychometrics" features in the text--readers will come away with a well-rounded, working knowledge of psychometrics and the assessment enterprise in a contemporary, real world context.

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Psychology
McGraw−Hill Primis
ISBN−10: 0−39−011360−3ISBN−13: 978−0−39−011360−3Text:Psychological Testing and Assessment: AnIntroduction to Tests and Measurement,Seventh Edition
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Copyright ©2009 by The McGraw−Hill Companies, Inc. All rightsreserved.Printed in the United States of America. Except aspermitted under the United States Copyright Act of 1976, no partof this publication may be reproduced or distributed in any formor by any means, or stored in a database or retrieval system,without prior written permission of the publisher.This McGraw−Hill Primis text may include materials submitted toMcGraw−Hill for publication by the instructor of this course. Theinstructor is solely responsible for the editorial content of suchmaterials.111PSYCGENISBN−10: 0−39−011360−3ISBN−13: 978−0−39−011360−3This book was printed on recycled paper.
 
Psychology
Contents
Cohen−Swerdlik
Psychological Testing and Assessment: An Introduction to Tests and Measurement, Seventh Edition 
Front Matter
1
Preface
1
I. An Overview
13
1. Psychological Testing and Assessment 
13
2. Historical, Cultural, and Legal/Ethical Considerations
47
II. The Science of Psychological Measurement
83
3. A Statistics Refresher
83
4. Of Tests and Testing
113
5. Reliability 
151
6. Validity 
184
7. Utility 
220
8. Test Development 
245
III. The Assessment of Intelligence
289
9. Intelligence and Its Measurement 
289
10. Tests of Intelligence
322
11. Preschool and Educational Assessment 
357
IV. The Assessment of Personality
390
12. Personality Assessment: An Overview 
390
13. Personality Assessment Methods
436
V. Testing and Assessment in Action
481
14. Clinical and Counseling Assessment 
481
15. Neuropsychological Assessment 
524
16. Assessment, Careers, and Business
557
Back Matter
605
References
605
Credits
653
Name Index
655
Glossary/Index
663
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