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Cognitive Assessment : A Multidisciplinary Perspective - Cecil R. Reynolds

Cognitive Assessment

A Multidisciplinary Perspective

By: Cecil R. Reynolds (Editor)

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Published: 31st December 1993
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This volume is an outgrowth of an invitational conference held in October 1991 on the main campus of Texas A&M University and sponsored by a grant from the Dean's Office of the College of Education. The expressed purpose of the conference was to allow researchers from too often dispa­ rate areas of research related to individual differences to come together and discuss their approaches to the topic, share ideas, and critique their differing paradigms to shorten the time it takes for researchers in parallel disciplines to discover advances that may aid their own work. We sought to bring together world-class psychometricians and statis­ ticians, cognitive scientists, and neuroscientists focused on the common theme of individual differences. Each reviewed advances in his or her own work that has clear implications for enhancing our understanding of indi­ vidual differences - from defining and partitioning variance components to modeling individual differences to structural and functional cortical variations that produce individual differences. The Chair of the Department of Educational Psychology at Texas A&M University, Bruce Thompson, took a lead role along with Victor L.

Neuroimaging and Neuropsychological Assessmentp. 1
Brain Structure and Cognitive Functionp. 35
Assessment of Cognitive Function: Exploration of Memory Processing by Topographical Mapping Techniquesp. 57
A Model for Contextual Interference Effects in Motor Learningp. 73
Cognition and Motor Skill Acquisition: Contextual Dependenciesp. 89
Applications of Cognitive Design Systems to Test Developmentp. 107
Evaluating Students' Errors on Cognitive Tasks: Applications of Polytomous Item Response Theory and Log-Linear Modelingp. 137
Cognitive Modeling of Individual Results in Test Designp. 155
Variance Components in Generalizability Theoryp. 175
Kant, Wittgenstein, Objectivity, and Structural Equations Modelingp. 209
On the Quality of Test Statistics in Covariance Structure Analysis: Caveat Emptorp. 237
Author Indexp. 261
Subject Indexp. 267
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ISBN: 9780306444340
ISBN-10: 0306444348
Series: Perspectives on Individual Differences
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 270
Published: 31st December 1993
Publisher: Springer Science+Business Media
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.6  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 1.3