Psychological Testing

Edition: 3rd
Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 2013-10-21
Publisher(s): John Wiley & Sons Inc
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Tom Hogan's Psychological Testing: A Practical Introduction, Third Edition emphasizes active learning strategies to provide a practical introduction to the field of testing in Psychology and allied disciplines. A rigorous yet accessible text, Psychological Testing is uniquely written as a learning device as opposed to a reference work, encouraging readers to apply the material they are learning to real-life, contemporary situations.

Author Biography

Thomas P. Hogan teaches in the Education and Psychology Departments of the University of Scranton. Having written over 100 articles, presentations, papers, and chapters on educational measurement and assessment issues, he has also coauthored several widely used standardized and criterion-referenced assessment instruments. Dr. Hogan frequently serves as a consultant to school, state, and national organizations on assessment issues.

Table of Contents

Preface V

Acknowledgments IX

Part One 1

Chapter 1. The World Of Psychological Testing 3

Chapter 2. Sources Of Information About Tests 45

Chapter 3. Test Norms 63

Chapter 4. Reliability 111

Chapter 5. Validity 155

Chapter 6. Test Development, Item Analysis, And Fairness 205

Part Two 253

Chapter 7. Intelligence: Theories And Issues 255

Chapter 8. Individual Tests Of Intelligence 289

Chapter 9. Group Tests Of Mental Ability 339

Chapter 10. Neuropsychological Assessment (Brooke Cannon & Mathew Eisenhard) 383

Chapter 11. Achievement Tests 417

Chapter 12. Objective Personality Tests 445

Chapter 13. Clinical Instruments And Methods 481

Chapter 14. Projective Techniques 519

Chapter 15. Interests And Attitudes 549

Chapter 16. Ethical And Legal Issues&nbsp 583


A. Test Reviewing And Selection 621

B. How To Build A (Simple) Test 629

C. Contact Information For Major Test Publishers 637

D. Sample Data Sets 641

E. Answers To Selected Exercises 643

Glossary 651

References 663

Text And Illustration Credits 683

Index 687

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