Textbooks: Psychometrics/ Testing & Measurement Theory

  • Intelligence and Human Abilities

    Structure, Origins and Applications

    By Colin Cooper

    Psychological research into human intelligence and abilities presents us with a number of difficult questions: Are human abilities explained by a single core intelligence or by multiple intelligences? How should abilities be assessed? With tests unlike the problems which people normally have…

    Paperback – 2015-05-08

  • Introduction to Psychometric Theory

    By Tenko Raykov, George A. Marcoulides

    This new text provides a state-of the-art introduction to educational and psychological testing and measurement theory that reflects many intellectual developments of the past two decades. The book introduces psychometric theory using a latent variable modeling (LVM) framework and emphasizes…

    Hardback – 2010-09-22

  • Modern Psychometrics, Third Edition

    The Science of Psychological Assessment

    By John Rust, Susan Golombok

    Today psychometrics plays an increasingly important role in all our lives as testing and assessment occurs from preschool until retirement. This book introduces the reader to the subject in all its aspects, ranging from its early history, school examinations, how to construct your own test,…

    Paperback – 2008-12-03

  • Item Response Theory

    By Susan E. Embretson, Steven P. Reise, Susan E. Embretson, Steven P. Reise

    This book develops an intuitive understanding of IRT principles through the use of graphical displays and analogies to familiar psychological principles. It surveys contemporary IRT models, estimation methods, and computer programs. Polytomous IRT models are given central coverage since many…

    Paperback – 2000-05-01
    Psychology Press
    Multivariate Applications Series

  • Modern Psychometrics

    2nd Edition

    By John Rust, Susan Golombok

    The edition of this classic text has been completely revised and updated, taking into account recent developments in the field of psychometrics. Part 1 of Modern Psychometrics outlines the background, history and controversies surrounding psychological testing. Part 2 provides a practical guide for…

    Paperback – 1999-06-03

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