A Psychometrics Primer
This text provides an introduction to psychometrics. The central chapters describe the nature of scientific measurement, the way psychometric tests are constructed and illustrate intelligence, aptitude and other psychological tests.
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What is Psychometrics?
The Characteristics of Good Psychometric Tests
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