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Measurement, Judgment, and Decision Making : Handbook of Perception and Cognition (2nd Ed.) - Michael H. Birnbaum

Measurement, Judgment, and Decision Making

Handbook of Perception and Cognition (2nd Ed.)

By: Michael H. Birnbaum (Editor)

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Published: 1st November 1997
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Measurement, Judgment, and Decision Making provides an excellent introduction to measurement, which is one of the most basic issues of the science of psychology and the key to science. Written by leading researchers, the book covers measurement, psychophysical scaling, multidimensional scaling, stimulus categorization, and behavioral decision making. Each chapter provides a useful handbook summary and unlocks the door for a scholar who desires entry to that field.
Any psychologist who manipulates an independent variable that affects a psychological construct or who uses a numerical dependent variable to measure a psychological construct will want to study this book.
Written by leading researchers in fields of measurement, psychophysical scaling, multidimensional scaling, stimulus categorization, and behavioral decision making
Provides basic definitions and summaries of theories
Presents summaries and citations to relevant literature
Contains new developments, current controversies, and open questions
Explains relationships among fields and historical links

Preface
The Representational Measurement
Approach to Psychophysical and Judgmental Problems
Psychophysical Scaling
Multidimensional Scaling
Stimulus Categorization
Behavioral Decision Research: An Overview
Index
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ISBN: 9780120999750
ISBN-10: 0120999757
Series: Handbook of Perception and Cognition (2nd Ed.)
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 367
Published: 1st November 1997
Publisher: ACADEMIC PR INC
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.7 x 15.8  x 2.39
Weight (kg): 0.64
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised