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Author Murphy, Kevin R., 1952-

Title Psychological testing : principles and applications / Kevin R. Murphy, Charles O. Davidshofer
Edition Sixth edition, international edition
Published Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Pearson Prentice Hall, [2005]
©2005

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Description x, 613 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents 1. Tests and measurements -- 2. Defining and measuring psychological attributes : ability, interests, and personality -- 3. Testing and society -- 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 -- 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 -- 18. Tests and educational decisions -- 19. Psychological measurement industry -- 20. Diagnostic testing : clinical applications -- 21. Issues in multimethod assessment -- App. A. Forty representative tests
App. B. Ethical principles of psychologists and code of conduct
Summary The book focuses on the use of psychological tests to make important decisions about individuals in a variety of settings. This text explores the theory, methods, and applications of psychological testing. It gives a full and fair evaluation of the advantages and drawbacks of psychological testing in general, and selected tests in particular
Notes Previous ed.: Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Prentice Hall, 2001
Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 565-597) and indexes
Audience For sophomore/junior-level courses in Psychological Testing or Measurement
Subject Psychological tests.
Psychometrics.
Psychological tests -- Textbooks.
Psychometrics -- Textbooks.
Psychological Tests.
Educational Measurement.
Genre/Form Textbooks.
Textbooks.
Author Davidshofer, Charles O., 1944-
LC no. 2004013297
ISBN 0131293834
0131891723