Psychological testing : principles, applications, and issues /

Kaplan, Robert M. 1947-

Psychological testing : principles, applications, and issues / Robert M. Kaplan, Dennis P. Saccuzzo. - Sixth edition. - xxi, 745 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 655-723) and indexes.

Part I. Principles. Introduction ; Norms and basic statistics for testing ; Correlation and regression ; Reliability ; Validity ; Writing and evaluating test items ; Test administration -- Part II. Applications. Interviewing techniques ; Theories of intelligence and the Binet Scales ; The Wechsler Intelligence Scales : WAIS-III, WISC-IV, and WPPSI-III ; Other individual tests of ability in education and special education ; Standardized tests in education, civil service, and the military ; Applications in clinical and counseling settings ; Projective personality tests ; Tests based on psychological science and the new age of computers ; Testing in counseling psychology ; Testing in healthy psychology and health care ; Testing in industrial and business settings -- Part III. Issues. Test bias ; Testing in forensic settings ; Ethics and the future of psychological testing.

Covering the field of psychological testing, this text provides readers with an analysis of the most widely used psychological tests in schools, professional training programmes, business, industry, the military, and clinical settings.

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Psychological tests.

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