PSYC 3180 Exam 1 Study Guide

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PSYC 3180: Psychological Testing and Measurement Exam 1 Study Guide: Chapters 1 5 Thursday, February 7, 2013: 2:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m. in Boggs 104 ***Bring your Tulane student ID splash card & number 2 pencils with erasers *** Chapter 1: The World of Psychological Testing Five major categories of tests: (1) three types of mental ability tests; (2) four types of achievement tests; (3) three types of personality tests; (4) vocational interests and attitude tests; and (5) neuropsychological tests Five additional ways to categorize tests: (1) paper/pencil vs. performance, (2) speed vs. power, (3) individual vs. group, (4) maximum vs. typical, and (5) norm-referenced vs. criterion-referenced Four primary uses and users: clinical, educational, personnel/employment, and research Four crucial assumptions of psychological testing, five fundamental questions about tests (norms, reliability, validity, test development, and practical issues), and the Differential Perspective Seven Historical Periods know: what happened in each period, the date ranges for each period, and the key historical individuals (e.g., Horace Mann, Charles Darwin, Wilhelm Wundt, Francis Galton, Alfred Binet, Charles Spearman, Arthur Otis, David Wechsler, Lee Cronbach, Anne Anastasi) 1. Remote Background (up to 1840) 2. Setting the Stage (1840-1880) 3. The Roots (1880-1915) 4. The Flowering (1915-1940) 5. Consolidation (1940-1965) 6. Just Yesterday (1965-2000) 7. And Now (2000-present) Six major forces influencing psychological testing and six common elements in the definition of a test Chapter 2: Sources of Information about Tests Two common problems requiring information about tests Nine major sources of information about tests
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