The Handbook of Psychological Testing

The Handbook of Psychological Testing

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Since publication in its first edition the Handbook of Psychological Testing has become the standard text for organisational and educational psychologists. It offers the only comprehensicve, modern and clear account of the whole of the field of psychometrics. It covers psychometric theory, the different kinds of psychological test, applied psychological testing, and the evaluation of the best published psychological tests. It is outstanding for its detailed and complete coverage of the field, its clarity (even for the non-mathematical) and its emphasis on the practical application of psychometric theory in psychology and education, as well as in vocational, occupational and clinical fields. For this second edition the Handbook has been extensively revised and updated to include the latest research and thinking in the field. Unlike other work in this area, it challenges the scientific rigour of conventional psychometrics and identifies groundbreaking new ways forward.Conclusions The manual to the test contains less information than the books ( Holland. ... available since it is not simply empirical. although it has to be said that the vocational theory is less than remarkable - that people seek jobs that suit them.

Title:The Handbook of Psychological Testing
Author:Paul Kline
Publisher:Psychology Press - 2000


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