Mastering Modern Psychological Testing: Pearson New International Edition: Theory & Methods

Mastering Modern Psychological Testing: Pearson New International Edition: Theory & Methods

By: Ronald B. Livingston (author), Cecil R. Reynolds (author)Paperback

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Testing, Measurement, Assessment Mastering Modern Psychological Testing: Theory & Methods presents quality written research in a thorough and comprehensive manner that allows students to master the material. This text provides a comprehensive introduction to psychological assessment and covers areas not typically addressed in existing test and measurements texts such as neuropsychological assessment and the use of tests in forensics settings. "Mastering Modern Psychological Testing" addresses special topics in psychological testing and includes special material on test development written by a leading test developer as well as relevant examples. The book is designed for undergraduate courses in Psychological Testing / Assessment / Testing Theory & Methods. Learning GoalsUpon completing this book, readers should be able to: Understand what constitutes a psychological test, how tests are developed, how they are best used, and how to evaluate their strengths and weaknesses Recognize the development process and how the psychometric properties of tests are constructed so they have the generalized knowledge to always learn about any test Engage in areas of testing that represent different approaches to measuring different psychological constructs Understand the difficult and demanding area of how tests are applied and interpreted across cultures within the United States


Chapter 1: Introduction to Psychological Testing: Why We Do It and What It IsChapter 2: The Basics Statistics of MeasurementChapter 3: The Meaning of Test ScoresChapter 4: ReliabilityChapter 5: Validity Chapter 6: Item DevelopmentChapter 7: Item Analysis: Methods for Fitting the Right Items to the Right TestChapter 8: Achievement Tests in the Era of High-Stakes AssessmentChapter 9: Assessment of IntelligenceChapter 10: Assessment of PersonalityChapter 11: Behavioral AssessmentChapter 12: Employment and Vocational TestingChapter 13: Neuropsychological TestingChapter 14: Forensic Applications of Psychological Assessment Chapter 15: The Problem of Bias in Psychological AssessmentChapter 16: Assessment Accommodations Chapter 17: How to Develop a Psychological Test: A Practical Approach Chapter 18: Best Practices: Legal and Ethical Issues

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781292022529
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 624
  • ID: 9781292022529
  • weight: 1343
  • ISBN10: 1292022523

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