5 edition of Measurement in psychology found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Other titles||Critical history of a methodological concept|
|Series||Ideas in context|
|LC Classifications||BF39 .M545 1999|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 246 p.|
|Number of Pages||246|
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Measuring the Mind: Conceptual Issues in Contemporary Psychometrics is a book by Dutch academic Denny Borsboom, Assistant Professor of Psychological Methods at the University of Amsterdam, at time of publication. The book discusses the extent to which psychology can measure mental attributes such as intelligence and examines the philosophical issues that Author: Denny Borsboom. Dr. William J. Lammers. Table of contents and preface. Ch1 Overview of Behavioral Research. Ch2 Ethical Principles of Research. Ch3 Fundamentals of the Scientific Approach. Ch4 Developing Research Questions_Hypotheses and Variables. Ch5 Measurement. Ch6 Methods of Data Collection. Ch7 Sampling Techniques. Ch8 Sources of Extraneous Variability.
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OCLC Number: Description: xx, pages illustrations: Contents: Part 1: The place of measurement in psychology: Chapter 1: The value of measurement in psychology --Chapter 2: The instruments of measurement in psychology --The history of measurement in psychology --Part 2: Measurement of intellectual qualities --Chapter 4: The measurement of.
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