Psychological Testing by J. Gregory Robert



Psychological Testing: History, Principles and Applications,7/e, covers all variations of testing and establishes a solid foundation of knowledge about psychological testing that impacts virtually every Part of modern life, from education, occupations to remediation. This book was a good blend of theoretical perspectives and practical applications.
The author of this book had written to teach students about the characteristics, objectives and wide-ranging effects of psychological testing by sharing his own rich experiences and real-life examples in the form of case exhibits.
Features:
1) New empirical research on the role of examiner errors in producing distorted test scores is included.
2) Recent developments in evidence-based practice and outcomes assessment have been added to Chapter 2.
3) In Chapter 5, coverage of the PASS theory (Planning, Attention, Simultaneous, Successive) has been expanded.
4) New research on the impact of Head Start, the fate of children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders and the nature of cognitive decline in advance age, has been added to Topic 6B.
5) new topic on stability and change in personality has been added to Chapter 9.
Contents:
Chapter 1 Applications and Consequences of Psychological
Testing    
Chapter 2 The History of Psychological Testing    
Chapter 3 Norms and Reliability    
Chapter 4 Validity and Test Development  
Chapter 5 Theories and Individual Tests of Intelligence and
Achievement   
Chapter 6 Group Tests and Controversies in Ability Testing    
Chapter 7 Testing Special Populations    
Chapter 8 Origins of Personality Testing   
Chapter 9 Assessment of Normality and Human
Strengths    
Chapter 10 Neuropsychological Assessment and Screening    
Chapter 11 Industrial, Occupational and Career
Assessment   

Chapter 12 Legal Issues and the Future of Testing 

  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Pearson Education; Seventh edition (25 March 2017)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 624 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 9332573816
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-9332573819
  • Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 771 g
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 20.3 x 25.4 x 4.7 cm
  • Country of Origin ‏ : ‎ India

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