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Author Murphy, Kevin R., 1952-

Title Psychological testing : principles and applications / Kevin R. Murphy, Charles O. Davidshofer
Edition Fifth edition
Published Upper Saddle River, N.J. ; [Great Britain] : Prentice Hall, [2001]


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Description xiii, 605 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents Pt. I. Introduction to Psychological Testing. 1. Tests and Measurements. 2. Defining and Measuring Psychological Attributes: Ability, Interests, and Personality. 3. Testing and Society -- Pt. II. Principles of Psychological Measurement. 4. Basic Concepts in Measurement and Statistics. 5. Scales, Transformations, and Norms -- 6. Reliability: The Consistency of Test Scores -- 7. Using and Interpreting Information About Test Reliability -- 8. Validity of Measurement: Content and Construct-Oriented Validation Strategies -- 9. Validity for Decisions: Criterion-Related Validity -- 10. Item Analysis -- Pt. III. Developing Measures of Ability, Interests, and Personality. 11. The Process of Test Development. 12. Computerized Test Administration and Interpretation. 13. Ability Testing: Individual Tests. 14. Ability Testing: Group Tests. 15. Issues in Ability Testing. 16. Interest Testing. 17. Personality Testing -- Pt. IV. Using Tests to Make Decisions. 18. Tests and Educational Decisions. 19. Psychological Measurement in Industry. 20. Diagnostic Testing: Clinical Applications. 21. Clinical Assessment. App. A. Forty Representative Tests -- App. B. Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct
Notes Previous ed.: 1998
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 544-585) and indexes
Subject Psychological tests -- Textbooks.
Psychological tests.
Psychometrics -- Textbooks.
Genre/Form Textbooks.
Author Davidshofer, Charles O., 1944-
LC no. 00034678
ISBN 0130273953
0130407933 (paperback)