Kaplan, Robert M.

Psychological assessment and theory : creating and using psychological tests / Robert M Kaplan; Dennis P Saccuzzo. - Eighth edition. - Australia : Wadsworth Cengage Learning, 2013. - xxiii, 692 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.

1. Introduction --
2. Norms and Basic Statistics for Testing --
3. Correlation an Regression --
4. Reliability --
5. Validity --
6. Test Bias --
7. Writing and Evaluating Test Items --
8. Interviewing Techniques --
9. Theories of Intelligence and the Binet Scales --
10. The Wechsler Intelligence Scales: WAIS-IV, WISC-IV, and WPPSI-III. 11. Other Individual Tests of Ability in Education and Special Education --
12. Standardized Tests in Education, Civil Service, and the Militar 13. Applications in Clinical and Counseling Settings --
14. Projective Personality Tests --
15. Computers and Basic Psychological Science in Testing --
1 Testing in Counseling Psychology --
17. Testing in Health Psychology and Health Care --
18. Testing in Industrial and Business Settings --
19. Ethics and the Future of Psychological Testing.

Explains the fundamentals of psychological testing, their important applications, and the controversies that emerge from those applications in clinical, education, industrial, and legal settings. This title illustrates how psychological testing is used and reported.

9781133492559


Psychological tests.
Psychology.

BF176 / .P79 2013
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