Psychological Testing and Assessment gives students a comprehensive introduction to the theory, research and best practice of psychological testing and assessment. The text examines the principles and practice of psychological testing and assessment within an Australian context, with varied examples, discussion of local issues and addresses the Australian Psychological Society Code of Ethics. The second edition has been substantially updated to incorporate the latest theory and research, and now has expanded coverage of cultural differences and item response theory. With an accessible writing style and clear structure, Psychological Testing and Assessment provides students with a practical and contemporary guide to psychological assessment. New to this edition: Two new chapters form Part 3: ???Intelligence??? and ???Personality and Individual Differences??? New author, Peter Creed, brings additional expertise in assessment Additional learning features to enhance student learning: chapter objectives, key terms, practitioner profiles and useful web links. Psychological Testing and Assessment is also available as an e-book.
the depth with which some topics are covered is impressive. ... A great strength of this book would also have to be the instructor resources that accompany it; in particular, the impressive number of both multiple-choice and short-answer questions available for each chapter. ... The authors also did an excellent job ensuring that content was up to date, which was clearly highlighted when reference was made to the Cattell-Horn-Carroll theory of cognitive abilities. Kate Jacobs, Journal of the Australian Educational and Developmental Psychologist
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Number Of Pages: 384
Published: 20th May 2013
Publisher: Oxford University Press Australia
Dimensions (cm): 27.6 x 21.0 x 2.1
Weight (kg): 0.951