AUTHORS: Kaplan/Saccuzzo - ©2009
Co-authors Kaplan and Saccuzzo’s engaging, thorough text demonstrates to students how psychological tests are constructed and used, both in a professional setting and in everyday lives. PSYCHOLOGICAL TESTING: PRINCIPLES, APPLICATIONS, AND ISSUES, SEVENTH EDITION is organized into three parts in order to maximize student learning. Part I focuses on the core concepts that affect the evaluation of all tests. Part II discusses the major types of psychological tests, while Part III looks at present-day issues affecting testing such as bias, laws and ethics. Students also have access to the InfoTrac College Edition readings for additional psychological testing learning materials. The text features a multitude of test profiles and sample items, demonstrating to students how psychological testing is used and reported. Real-life case studies demonstrate the uses and misuses of psychological testing, helping to maximize your interest. "Technical Example" boxes explain complex statistical concepts in detail to ensure you are fully grasping the concepts. PSYCHOLOGICAL TESTING: PRINCIPLES, APPLICATIONS, AND ISSUES, SEVENTH EDITION features the fundamentals of psychological testing, their important applications, and the controversies that emerge from those applications in the clinical, education, industrial and legal settings.
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