October 12, 2010
Utility Gain = benefits outweigh the costs. Monetary and non monetary costs. BCG can be modified
to measure productivity gain (estimated increase in work output as a result of test or selection
Utility Analysis: BCG:
November 18, 2010
Chapter 13 continued
Situation Performance Measure procedure that allows for observation and evaluation of a
person under a standard set of circumstances e.g. road test because set of circumstances and
have to see how person behaves und
Test 3: Chapter 12, 13, 14 and class notes
Minor Projective Tests
1) Hand Test 10 cards and each card has a picture of hand on it, 10th card is blank. The test
taker has to say what the hands on each card are are doing? e.g. thumbs up.
November 11, 2010
MMPI A: MMPI for teenagers and adolescents
Originally, MMPI was used for everyone, but some of the questions did not apply to
teenagers, so came up with MMPI A. Adolescents scored higher than adults on clinical
scales. Maybe because ado
November 9, 2010
Piers-Harris Scale (children self concept scale)
Asks questions like my classmates make fun of me yes/no I can draw well yes/no I
have a pleasant face yes/no
Above line problem w self concept. Below line no problem w self concept
November 2, 2010
*Test 2- focus on lecture material. 65 questions.
7-9 EB 110 Review Session. Q & A
Chapter 12: Personality Assessment
Personality: An individuals unique constellations of psychological traits and states
Personality Assessment: Process b
October 26, 2010
Standford Binet Intelligence Scales:
First test setting riles to standardize for everyone.
First American test.
First test to use alternate forms item to be used in case of error (extra items that either
mess up, have extra ones or per
October 21, 2010
go in order that they give.
A lot of room for error
you may make mistake drop section!
Substitute scores from ( ) for a dropped section
convert raw score to scaled score standardized score
October 19, 2010
Sensory Motor Stage young children haven't mastered object permanence (hide something
and baby wont look for it)
Pre Operational mastered object permanence but not conservation (glass or cheese
Concrete Operational don'
October 14, 2010
Chapter 9: Intelligence and Measurement
Intelligent = articulate, certain level of knowledge, good reasoning skills, particular skills/ areas not
academic (political, administrative, etc)
Heredity of intelligence!
October 7, 2010
Item Reliability Index- indication of tests internal consistency (more homogeneous)
Look at factors of test. Factors = different constructs test is measuring
Items of test load into one factor or another based on content of item
Test Development: how to develop test from ground up
1. What is the test designed to measurement?
2. What is the objective of the test?
3. Is there a need for the test?
4. Is there potential for harm as a result of giving the