## An introduction to quantitative psychology |

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Ralph T. Yang

### Contents

QUANTIFICATION IN PSYCHOLOGY | 1 |

EXPERIMENTAL METHODS FOR PSYCHOPHYSICAL | 10 |

MODERN METHODS OF SCALING STIMULI | 22 |

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ability alternatives application assumptions attitude scales Australian calculated cent Chapter consistency constant stimuli correct response criterion developed dimension distribution equal estimate examined example experiment experimenter false alarms Figure frequency given Guttman Guttman scale indicate individual differences information measure intensity interval scale judged greater large number Likert's magnitude mass media matrix method of constant method of limits method of paired mid-point non-monotonic items normal distribution noticeable differences number of different number of items number of subjects objective test obtained paired comparisons particular pay-off tables perceived perceptual response positive possible presented probability procedure proportion of hits psychophysical methods quantitative methods Quantitative Psychology random rank raw score redundancy relative reliability ROC curves scale values signal detection theory significance standard deviation standard scores standard stimulus statements subjective methods subjective scale threshold Thurstone Thurstone scale trial unfolding model validity variable stimulus Weber's Law weight zero