Principles of Assessment of Aptitude and Achievement

W.J. Schneider

in The Oxford Handbook of Child Psychological Assessment

Published in print April 2013 | ISBN: 9780199796304
Published online May 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199983292 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Library of Psychology

Principles of Assessment of Aptitude and Achievement

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An idiosyncratic account of the assessment of achievement and aptitudes is presented. Major theories of cognitive abilities are reviewed briefly, with emphasis on the Cattell-Horn-Carroll theory of cognitive abilities. Procedures for combining scores in a statistically and theoretically sound manner are shown. The use of multiple regression applied to individuals is explained. Recommendations about psychological report writing are offered.

Keywords: aptitude; achievement; cognitive abilities; psychological assessment; psychological reports

Article.  34328 words. 

Subjects: Clinical Psychology

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