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Psychological Testing and Assessment An Introduction to Tests and Measurement

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0072887672


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Summary: Preface PART I. AN OVERVIEW Chapter 1: Psychological Testing and Assessment Testing and Assessment Who, What, Why, and Where? Close-Up: Types of Computer-Generated Psychological Reports Everyday Psychometrics: "The Following Film is Rated PG-13"...But Whodunnit? How? And Why? Self-Assessment Chapter 2: Historical, Cultural, and Legal/Ethical Considerations A Historical Perspective Culture and Assessment Legal and Eth...ical Considerations Close-Up: Assessment, Admissions, and Affirmative Action: Grutter v. Bollinger et al. (2003) Everyday Psychometrics: Life-or-Death Psychological Assessment Self-Assessment PART II. THE SCIENCE OF PSYCHOLOGICAL MEASUREMENT Chapter 3: A Statistics Refresher Scales of Measurement Describing Data The Normal Curve Standard Scores Everyday Psychometrics: Consumer (of Graphed Data) Beware! Close-Up: The Normal Curve and Psychological Tests Self-Assessment Chapter 4: Of Tests and Testing Some Assumptions About Psychological Testing and Assessment What's a "Good Test"? Norms Correlation and Inference Inference from Measurement Everyday Psychometrics: Putting Tests to the Test Close-Up: Good Ol' Norms and the GRE Self-Assessment Chapter 5: Reliability The Concept of Reliability Reliability Estimates Using and Interpreting a Coefficient of Reliability Reliability and Individual Scores Close-Up: The Reliability of the Bayley-II Everyday Psychometrics: The Reliability Defense and the Breathalyzer Test Self-Assessment Chapter 6: Validity The Concept of Validity Content Validity Criterion-Related Validity Construct Validity Validity, Bias, and Fairness Close-Up: Base Rates and Predictive Validity Everyday Psychometrics: Adjustment of Test Scores by Group Membership: Fairness in Testing or Foul Play? Self-Assessment Chapter 7: Test Development Test Conceptualization Test Construction Test Tryout Item Analysis Test Revision Everyday Psychometrics: Psychometrics in the Classroom Close-up: Designing and Item Bank Self-Assessment PART III. THE ASSESSMENT OF INTELLIGENCE 8. Intelligence and Its Measurement What Is Intelligence? Measuring Intelligence Intelligence: Some Issues A Perspective Everyday Psychometrics: Being Gifted Close-up: Culture Fair/Culture Loaded Self-Assessment Chapter 9: Tests of Intelligence The Stanford-Binet Intelligence Scales The Wechsler Tests Other Measures of Intelligence Close-up: Factor Analysis Everyday Psychometrics: The Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB): A Test You Can Take Self-Assessment Chapter 10: Preschool and Educational Assessment Preschool Assessment Achievement Tests Aptitude Tests Diagnostic Tests Psychoeducational Test Batteries Other Tools of Assessment in Educational Settings Everyday Psychometrics: First Impressions Close-up: Tests of Minimum Competency Self-Assessment PART IV. THE ASSESSMENT OF PERSONALITY Chapter 11: Personality Assessment: An Overview Personality and Personality Assessment Defined Personality Assessment: Some Basic Questions Developing Instruments to Assess Personality Personality Assessment and Culture Everyday Psychometrics: Some Common Item Formats Close-up: Assessing Acculturation and Related Variables Self-Assessment Chapter 12: Personality Assessment Methods Objective Methods Projective Methods Behavioral Assessment Methods A Perspective Everyday Psychometrics: Confessions of a Behavior Rater Close-up: Personality, Life Outcomes, and College Yearbook Photos Self-Assessment PART V. TESTING AND ASSESSMENT IN ACTION Chapter 13: Clinical and Counseling Assessment An Overview The Interview Case History Data Psychological Tests Special Applications of Clinical Measures The Psychological Report Close-up: Assessment of Dangerousness and the Secret Service Everyday Psychometrics: Elements of a Typical Report of Psychological Assessment Self-Assessment Chapter 14: Neuropsychological Assessment The Nervous System and Behavior The Neuropsychological Examination Close-up: Fixed Versus Flexible Neuropsychological Test Batteries and the Law Everyday Psychometrics: Medical Diagnostic Aids and Neuropsychological Assessment Self-Assessment Chapter 15: The Assessment of People with Disabilities An Overiview Assessment and Specific Disabilities Everyday Psychometrics: Public Law 105-17 and Everyday Practice Close-up: Expert Testimony Self-Assessment Chapter 16: Assessment, Careers, and Business Career Choice and Career Transition Screening, Selection, Classification, and Placement Productivity, Motivation, Attitude, and Organizational Culture Other Applications of Tools of Assessment Close-up: Validity Generalization and the GATB Everyday Psychometrics: Assessment of Corporate and Organizational Culture Self-Assessment References Credits Name Index Glossary/Index

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Psychological Testing and Assessment An Introduction to Tests and Measurement

ISBN-13: 9780072887679


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