Applied Psychological Measurement

  • Applied Psychological Measurement

In this assignment, you will be critiquing two psychological tests, a personality test and an intelligence test. You will be critiquing the following categories for each test: General Test Content, Technical Format, Test Strengths and Weaknesses, and Multicultural Applications of the test. You will need to submit a worksheet for each test. The length requirements are listed in each section. Each test critique will be the equivalent of 3-4 pages.

Your paper must also:

Be in APA format, including a title page and reference page.

Be proofread and contain few to no grammar errors, misspellings, or typographical errors.

Incorporate a minimum of three supportive scholarly citations and references to support content and conclusions.

Examples of Personality Tests:

Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory- 2nd edition

Millon Clinical Mulitaxial Inventory- 3rd edition

NEO Personality Inventory

Personality Assessment Inventory

California Psychological Inventory

16 Personality Factors

Thematic Apperception Test

Rorschach Inkblot Test

Examples of Intelligence Tests:

Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children – 4th Ed

Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale- Revised

Test of Nonverbal Intelligence

Stanford Binet Intelligence Scale

Potential resources include, but are not limited to:

Test Materials (test manual, test booklets, etc.)*

  • Online databases (such as the ETS Test Collection database at http://www.ets.org/testcoll/)
  • Mental Measurements Yearbook
  • Test Critiques
  • Tests in Print

Findings of reliability and validity studies published in scholarly journals.  Journals include:

  • Applied Psychological Measurement
  • Educational and Psychological Measurement
  • Journal of Applied Psychology
  • Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology
  • Journal of Educational Psychology
  • Journal of Personality Assessment
  • Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment
  • Journal of School Psychology
  • Personnel Psychology
  • Psychological Assessment
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