Handbook of multimethod measurement in psychology
"The Handbook of Multimethod Measurement in Psychology is the first integrative guide to theoretical, methodological, and applied aspects of multimethod measurement in psychological research. Although multitrait-multimethod analysis and multimethod research strategies have become increasingly important in all areas of psychological research, comprehensive handbooks of multimethod measurement that integrate all phases of the data-gathering and assessment process have been missing. The Handbook of Multimethod Measurement in Psychology fills this long-standing gap. This volume provides a single, understandable resource for learning the meaning, advantages, and limitations of different methods. The editors have brought together outstanding researchers from all areas of psychology. Contributors give detailed explanations about exactly what has to be considered when conducting a multimethod study, what the strength of the convergent validity and method-specificity in different areas of research is, and what methods should be selected for proving validity in specific research contexts. The authors discuss theoretical concepts, then lay out the most important measurement tools--including, among many others, global self-assessment, informant assessment, observational methods, and nonreactive methods--followed by statistical models for analyzing multitrait-multimethod data. Contributors also explore applications of multimethod research in different areas of psychology as well as broader perspectives on the meaning and purpose of multimethod approaches. Destined to be a classic, the Handbook of Multimethod Measurement in Psychology is an indispensable resource for researchers and students in psychology seeking to enrich their work by using multimethod approaches"--Jacket. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2006 APA, all rights reserved).
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The Need for Multimethod Measurement in Psychology
Conceptual Theoretical and Historical Foundations
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ability accuracy achievement ADHD-HI agreement analyzing applied associated behavior chap chapter clinical coding coefficients cognitive components consistency construct validity convergent validity correlations cortisol covariance developed dimensions discriminant validity domains emotion ences error estimate evaluation example experience experimental facet fMRI frequency function generalizability generalizability theory implicit important indicators individual differences influence interaction item response theory Journal of Personality judgments latent class models longitudinal Marsh matrix meas ment method effects method factors motives MTMM multi multilevel multilevel modeling multimethod multimethod approach multimethod research multiple methods nonreactive observed parameters participants personality psychology predict problems processes question Rasch model raters ratings Reips reliability response sampling scale scores self-concept self-report measures social desirability Social Psychology specific strategies structural equation modeling structure studies target task techniques text analysis theoretical theory tion tive types variables variance Web-based whereas words