Psychological Testing: Principles and Applications

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Pearson/Prentice Hall, 2005 - Psychology - 613 pages

This book focuses on the use of psychological tests to make important decisions about individuals in a variety of settings. It explores the theory, methods, and applications of psychological testing, and gives a full and fair evaluation of the advantages and drawbacks of psychological testing in general, and selected tests in particular. A four-part organization provides an introduction to psychological testing; covers the principles of psychological measurement, discusses the development of measures of ability, interests, and personality; and shows how tests are used to make decisions. For those who create and evaluate psychological testing and measurement.

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Contents

Introduction to Psychological Testing
1
TESTING AND SOCIETY
52
Principles of Psychological Measurement
72
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