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Psychometric foundations and behavioral assessment

by Fernando Silva

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Published by Sage Publications in Newbury Park, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Behavioral assessment,
  • Psychometrics

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 131-151) and indexes.

    StatementFernando Silva.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF176.5 .S5513 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 161 p. ;
    Number of Pages161
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1399790M
    ISBN 10080395266X, 0803952678
    LC Control Number93007506

    Behavioral Theories. Behavioral psychology, also known as behaviorism, is a theory of learning based on the idea that all behaviors are acquired through conditioning. Advocated by famous psychologists such as John B. Watson and B.F. Skinner, behavioral theories dominated psychology during the early half of the twentieth century.  . Psychometric tests are a standard and scientific method used to measure individuals' mental capabilities and behavioural style. Psychometric tests are designed to measure candidates' suitability for a role based on the required personality characteristics and aptitude (or cognitive abilities).

    Resources on psychological assessment and testing for psychologists, mental health professionals, educators, students and patients. Books on psychological assessment. Psychological Testing Resources. ETS TestLink Search | Or+ tests, early s-present. Behavioural assessment or behavioral assessment involves the identification and measurement of particular behaviors response units and the variables affecting their occurence.. In educational, clinical and organizational settings accurate assessment is key to developing effective programs of behavior modification or behavior therapy. Direct assessment involves observing and recording.

    interventions, self-help books, etc at their disposal. Likewise an organisation assessing the verbal critical reasoning ability of job applicants can cross-validate test results through other methods (e.g., job sample exercises). Types of Psychometric AssessmentsFile Size: 2MB. Comprehensive coverage of core concepts grounded in both classic studies and current and emerging research, including coverage of the DSM-5 in discussions of psychological disorders. Incorporates discussions that reflect the diversity within the discipline, as well as the diversity of cultures and communities across the globe.


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