Psychological Testing: An Introduction

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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.

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"...Overall, the content of the book is useful and well laid out. Each section is introduced clearly, followed by graded content and then concluded with both suggested readings and discussion questions. The flow of chapters in the book is excellent. Each new chapter follows from previous discussions and is introduced with the chapter’s aims. The language used is pitched at a level which is suitable for undergraduate students. In fact, the introductory text is simple enough for a reader with no previous knowledge in this area, making it ideal for undergraduate teaching."
--Shanya Pillay, University of Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa, South African Journal of Industrial Psychology

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This book is an introduction to the field of psychological and educational testing. It is written for college level students and covers the nature of tests and how they are constructed, administered, and interpreted.

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