Psychological Testing: A Practical Introduction, 2nd Edition
October 2006, ©2007
CHAPTER 1. THEWORLD OF PSYCHOLOGICAL TESTING.
CHAPTER 2. SOURCES OF INFORMATION ABOUT TESTS.
CHAPTER 3. TEST NORMS.
CHAPTER 4. RELIABILITY.
CHAPTER 5. VALIDITY.
CHAPTER 6. TEST DEVELOPMENT AND ITEM ANALYSIS.
CHAPTER 7. INTELLIGENCE:THEORIES AND ISSUES.
CHAPTER 8. INDIVIDUAL TESTS OF INTELLIGENCE.
CHAPTER 9. GROUP TESTS OF MENTAL ABILITY.
CHAPTER 10. NEUROPSYCHOLOGICAL ASSESSMENT.(BROOKE CANNON).
CHAPTER 11. ACHIEVEMENT TESTS.
CHAPTER 12. OBJECTIVE PERSONALITY TESTS.
CHAPTER 13. CLINICAL INSTRUMENTS AND METHODS.
CHAPTER 14. PROJECTIVE TECHNIQUES.
CHAPTER 15. INTERESTS AND ATTITUDES.
CHAPTER 16. ETHICAL AND LEGAL ISSUES.
A. TEST REVIEWING AND SELECTION.
B. HOW TO BUILD A (SIMPLE) TEST.
C. CONTACT INFORMATION FOR MAJOR TEST PUBLISHERS.
D. SAMPLE DATA SETS.
E. ANSWERS TO SELECTED EXERCISES.
TEXT AND ILLUSTRATION CREDITS.
Chapter 15, Special Applications has been eliminated, yet the section on Behavioral Assessment has been transferred to Chapter 13.
Chapter 12 has been split in two to better coverage of self-report inventories and clinical instruments and methods.
The Test Bank and Instructor's Manual have been updated to reflect all changes in the text.
Descriptions of tests are thoroughly up-to-date.
"Try It" exercises require application of concepts and procedures treated in the text to real-life, contemporary situations.
Each chapter features Chapter Objectives, Key Point Summaries accompanying major sections of material within each chapter, and end-of-chapter summaries and exercises help students organize their learning.
The major conceptual and procedural approaches for each category of psychological test are delineated with examples given for each.