Psychological Testing and Assessment

Paperback | June 10, 2013

byDavid Shum, John OGorman, Brett Myors

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Psychological Testing and Assessment provides students with a comprehensive introduction to the theory, research, and best practice in the field of psychological testing and assessment. It provides a thorough grounding in the basic psychometric theory underlying contemporary test developmentand highlights a number of specialist fields of psychology in which psychological testing and assessment is used extensively. The second edition has been updated to incorporate the latest theory and research, and now has expanded coverage of scoring, item response theory and factor analysis. It includes new chapters on "Intelligence" and "Personality and Individual Difference", and new pedagogical features - learningobjectives, key terms and practitioner profiles - to enhance student learning.

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Psychological Testing and Assessment provides students with a comprehensive introduction to the theory, research, and best practice in the field of psychological testing and assessment. It provides a thorough grounding in the basic psychometric theory underlying contemporary test developmentand highlights a number of specialist fields ...

David Shum is a Professor and Dean (Research) of the Health Group at Griffith University. John O'Gorman is an Adjunct Professor and Emeritus Professor at Griffith University. Brett Myors is an Adjunct Associate Professor in the School of Applied Psychology at Griffith University. Peter Creed is a Professor in the School of Applied Psy...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:384 pages, 10.87 × 8.27 × 0.07 inPublished:June 10, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195520416

ISBN - 13:9780195520415

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Part 1: The Context of Psychological Testing and Assessment1. Psychological Tests: What are they and why do we need them?2. Psychological Testing and Assessment: Processes, Best Practice and EthicsPart 2: Methodological and Technical Principles of Psychological Testing3. Test Scores and Norms4. Reliability5. Validity6. Test ConstructionPart 3: Substantive Testing and Assessment Areas7. Intelligence8. Personality and Individual DifferencesPart 4: Areas of Professional Application9. Clinical and Mental Health Testing and Assessment10. Organisational Testing and Assessment11. Neuropsychological Testing and Assessment12. Forensic Psychological Testing and Assessment13. Educational Testing and AssessmentPart 5: Prospects and Issues14. The Future of Testing and Assessment