Psychometrics And Psychological Assessment: Principles And Applications

Hardcover | July 17, 2017

byCarina Coulacoglou, Donald H. Saklofske

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Psychometrics and Psychological Assessment: Principles and Applications allows researchers and clinicians to understand how tests are developed and standardized for use for different purposes and populations as well as how to create new assessment measures. The book covers intelligence scales, self-report inventories, projective techniques, interests and values, neuropsychological, forensic and industrial/organizational assessment as well as clinical assessment. Encompasses test development as well as test selection and use Provides details on creating new tests including standardization, item analysis, administration, and scoring Explains benefits of different types of assessments including interviews, self-reports, established inventories, and projective and performance measures Features measures, for adults, children, and other special populations Discusses commonly used tests for assessing intelligence and personality Describes common tests used in specific domains: forensic, neuropsychological, educational, and clinical assessment Includes contemporary trends in psychological assessment

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Psychometrics and Psychological Assessment: Principles and Applications allows researchers and clinicians to understand how tests are developed and standardized for use for different purposes and populations as well as how to create new assessment measures. The book covers intelligence scales, self-report inventories, projective techni...

Dr. Saklofske is a Professor in the Division of Applied Psychology at the University of Calgary. He is also an Adjunct Professor at the University of Saskatchewan and Swinburne University, Australia. He is a Fellow of the Canadian Psychological Association and the Association for Psychological Science. Dr. Saklofske has published more ...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:496 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:July 17, 2017Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0128022191

ISBN - 13:9780128022191

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Table of Contents

PART I TEST DEVELOPMENT 1. Measurement and Psychological Assessment 2. Test Standardization 3. Item Analysis 4. Classical Test Theory vs Item Response Theory 5. Scoring Analysis 6. Social and Ethical Issues and Report Writing

PART II PSYCHOMETRIC PROPERTIES 7. Reliability 8. Validity

PART III THE ASSESSMENT OF INTELLIGENCE 9 Intelligence and Corresponding Instruments 10 Emotional Intelligence & Corresponding Instruments

PART IV: PERSONALITY ASSESSMENT 11. Interview and Observation 12. Self-Report Inventories 13. Projective Measures /Performance measures

PART V: THE ASSESSMENT IN SPECIFIC DOMAINS 14. Clinical and Counseling Assessment 15. Forensic Assessment 16. Neuropsychological Assessment 17. Educational Assessment 18. Occupational/Industrial Assessment 19. Assessments for Children

PART VI: CONTEMPORARY TRENDS IN PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSESSMENT 20. Collab/Therapeutic Assessment 21. Cross-Cultural Assessment 22. Quality of Life Assessment