## A Theory of Psychological Scaling |

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### Contents

Chapter Page I Some Aspects of the Methatheory of Measurement | 1 |

The Problem of Psychological Measurement | 7 |

Definitions and Postulates | 11 |

Copyright | |

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A Theory of Psychological Scaling: Engineering Research Bulletin, No. 34 Clyde Hamilton Coombs No preview available - 2013 |

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8a and 9a arithmetic attribute axioms basis Chapter characteristics collecting data common J scale correlation corresponding defined definition degree developed evaluating example experiment experimental genotypic continuum genotypic level genotypic parameters genotypic scale values given group of individuals group of stimuli Group scale Howard Raiffa ideal indicated individual's C values information contained interpretation interval scale intransitive Joint scales Law of Comparative level of behavior magnitude manifest behavior mathematical measurement theory ment Method of Paired Method of Single Method of Triads methods of collecting metric relations midpoints nominal scale number of stimuli objects observed order I scale ordinal scale pair of stimuli paired comparison judgments perfect trait phenotypic behavior point of view problem psychophysical Q values qualitative quantitative J scale quantity ratio scale represent scale position score set of stimuli Single Stimuli statements of opinion stimuli and individuals theory total variance underlying Unfolding Technique unidimensional variability variance weights zero