3900Chp2 - Chapter 2: Historical, Cultural, And...

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Chapter 2: Historical, Cultural, And Legal/Ethical Considerations A Historical Perspective Antiquity to the Nineteenth Century The Nineteenth Century The Twentieth Century The measurement of intelligence The measurement of personality Measurement in various settings Legal and Ethical Considerations The Concerns of the Public The Concerns of the Profession Test-user qualifications Testing people with disabilities Computerized test administration, scoring, and interpretation Cultural Considerations How does culture impinge the results of a psychological test? Assessment issues concerning linguistic and cultural differences Definition of group differences Culture norms, values, symbols of a group Who defines what is dysfunctional? Race Physical characteristics of a group Ethnicity Ancestry, language, religious bonds of a group Two major approaches to cross-cultural testing Etic (Universalist) Emic (Contextual) Etic (Universalist)
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This note was uploaded on 11/16/2011 for the course PSYCH 3900 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '10 term at Valdosta State University .

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3900Chp2 - Chapter 2: Historical, Cultural, And...

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