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Psychological Testing: A Practical Introduction

Psychological Testing: A Practical Introduction
Author: Thomas P. Hogan
ISBN 13: 9780471738077
ISBN 10: 471738077
Edition: 2
Publisher: Wiley
Publication Date: 2006-10-09
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 736
List Price: N/A

Psychological Testing: A Practical Introducation, 2nd Edition provides a comprehensive introduction to major psychometric principles, accompanied by "real world" examples demonstrating test usage in contemporary practice. The text explores concepts including reliability, validity, norms development, approaches to both norm-referenced and criterion-referenced interpretation, methods of studying test bias, and procedures for test development. Additionally, the book is written in clear, student-friendly language, without ommitting difficult issues and concepts. The book describes examples of tests in major domains, including intelligence, personality (both objective and projective), clinical methods, achievement, interests and attitudes, and neuropsychology.