This book is an introductory text to the field of psychological testing primarily suitable for undergraduate students in psychology, education, business, and related fields. This book will also be of interest to graduate students who have not had a prior exposure to psychological testing and to professionals such as lawyers who need to consult a useful source. Psychological Testing is clearly written, well-organized, comprehensive, and replete with illustrative materials. In addition to the basic topics, the text covers in detail topics that are often neglected by other texts such as cross-cultural testing, the issue of faking tests, the impact of computers and the use of tests to assess positive behaviors such as creativity.Test-retest coefficients range from .78 to .90, again with most coefficients in the mid .80s. Thus from both aspects of reliability, the SCL-90R seems quite adequate. Validity. The test manual discusses validity findings under three headings:anbsp;...
|Author||:||George Domino, Marla L. Domino|
|Publisher||:||Cambridge University Press - 2006-04-24|