Bias in Mental Testing
Illuminating detailed methods for assessing bias in commonly used I.Q., aptitude, and achievement tests, Jensen argues that standardized tests are not biased against Englishspeaking minority groups and describes the uses of such tests in education and employment.
79 pages matching statistical in this book
Results 1-3 of 79
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Mental Testing under Fire
Tests on Trial
The Drive for Equality
12 other sections not shown
achievement tests applicants aptitude tests average biased cognitive common construct validity correlation criteria cultural discrimination educational error of estimate example factor analysis Figure g factor g loadings given grades group differences highly hypothesis individual differences intelligence tests intercorrelations involving IQ tests item difficulties items interaction major and minor matrix mean difference mental ability mental tests minor groups Model nonverbal normal curve normal distribution null hypothesis obtained occupations percent percentage persons population predictive validity predictor principal component psychometric pupils race race x racial range raw scores regression line reliability sample scale scholastic achievement Scholastic Aptitude Test selection sex differences significant significantly standard deviation standard error standard score Stanford-Binet statistical subgroup subjects subtests test bias test items test scores test's tion total score total variance true scores validity coefficients values variables verbal vocabulary Wechsler white and black white-black difference WISC