Reliability and Validity in Neuropsychological Assessment

Reliability and Validity in Neuropsychological Assessment

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No other book reviews clinical neuropsychological assessment from an empirical psychometric perspective. In this completely revised and updated 2nd edition, the concepts and methods of psychometric neuropsychology are presented as a framework by which to evaluate current instruments. Newer methodologies and statistical techniques are discussed, such as meta analysis, effect size, confirming factor analysis and ecological validity. The explosion of research in this area since the publication of the first edition in 1989, has been incorporated, including a greatly expanded chapter on child assessment instruments. This volume is a must for the bookshelf of every clinical neuropsychologist as well as researchers and students. Anyone conducting forensic evaluations will especially find useful the information on reliability and validity when preparing for court appearances.Various forms of factor analysis have been used to examine the construct validity of the WPPSI-R. A hierarchical factor ... When the standardization sample data are subjected to maximum likelihood confirmatory factor analysis, the two-factor ... The information may be transferable to neuropsychological populations when the questions involve academic performance. ... Tests of General Intelligence GOODENOUGH-HARRIS DRAWING TEST The Goodenougha€”Harris Drawing THEanbsp;...

Title:Reliability and Validity in Neuropsychological Assessment
Author:Michael D. Franzen
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2013-11-21


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