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Psychometric Considerations for Music Performance Assessments

Suzanne Lane and Ya Zhang.

in The Oxford Handbook of Assessment Policy and Practice in Music Education, Volume 1

P ublished online January 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Music Education and Pedagogy. 9273 words.

This chapter discusses how psychometrics can inform music performance assessment design decisions so as to help ensure valid and fair score interpretations and uses. An overview of music...

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Auditory Consonant Trigrams: A Psychometric Update

Robert D. Shura, Jared A. Rowland and Holly M. Miskey.

in Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology

February 2016; p ublished online December 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Neuroscience; Neuropsychology. 7818 words.

The Auditory Consonant Trigrams (ACT) test was developed to evaluate immediate memory in the absence of rehearsal. There are few psychometric studies of the measure and a lack of normative...

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Psychometric assessment in older people

Karen Ritchie.

in Oxford Textbook of Old Age Psychiatry

October 2013; p ublished online October 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Old Age Psychiatry. 9335 words.

Psychometrics permits the quantification of cognition, affect and behaviour, thus permitting both the identification of pathology and degree of deviation from normality. These methods have...

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Integration and Enhancement of Psychometric Evidence

Neil Abell, David W. Springer and Akihito Kamata.

in Developing and Validating Rapid Assessment Instruments

June 2009; p ublished online September 2009 .

Chapter. 6282 words.

This chapter presents considerations for integrating seemingly discrete psychometric analyses into a cohesive, coherent whole. Developers are guided in making summary sense of the varying...

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The Evolving Influence of Psychometrics in Political Science

Keith T. Poole.

in The Oxford Handbook of Political Methodology

August 2008; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Political Methodology; Comparative Politics. 6370 words.

This article outlines how the measurement of political issue spaces has developed in the past eighty years through borrowings from psychometrics (scaling, factor analysis, and unfolding),...

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Emotional Verbal Learning Test: Development and Psychometric Properties

Gregory P. Strauss and Daniel N. Allen.

in Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology

August 2013; p ublished online February 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Neuroscience; Neuropsychology. 11403 words.

Memory deficits are a common feature of neurological and psychiatric disorders. Measures designed to evaluate memory in clinical populations have distinguished between memory for verbal and...

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The fundamental psychometric status of neuropsychological batteries

Elbert W. Russell, Sally L.K. Russell and B.D. Hill.

in Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology

August 2005; p ublished online August 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Neuroscience; Neuropsychology. 0 words.

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A fundamental requirement for neuropsychological assessment is dependability. Neuropsychological knowledge is dependable only if it has been...

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Biological Versus Psychometric Intelligence: Halstead's (1947) Distinction Revisited

Gerry Pallier, Richard D. Roberts and Lazar Stankov.

in Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology

April 2000; p ublished online April 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Neuroscience; Neuropsychology. 0 words.

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This article reports an investigation into the empirical status of a little understood cognitive factor—tactile-kinesthetic ability. To this end, a...

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The Psychometric Approach to User Satisfaction Measurement

Niamh McNamara.

in Interacting with Computers

July 2013; p ublished online April 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human-Computer Interaction. 3715 words.

Measuring user satisfaction is an important activity for Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) professionals and there exists a plethora of instruments for this purpose. The aim of this paper is...

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Measurement of suicidal behaviour with psychometric scales

Per Bech and Suichi Awata.

in Oxford Textbook of Suicidology and Suicide Prevention

P ublished online July 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry. 6926 words.

Among the many psychometric scales for assessing suicidal risk and behaviour, only short scales with high clinical validity have been selected. According to clinical focus, the scales have...

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psychometric function

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology.

In signal detection theory, a plot of the intensity of stimuli on the horizontal axis against the percentage of correct detections of the stimuli on the vertical axis, the resulting curve...

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Psychometrics Society

Overview page. Subjects: Probability and Statistics.

A society devoted to the advancement of quantitative measurement practices in psychology, education, and the social sciences. The Society, which has more than 850 members, publishes the...

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psychometric test

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology.

A term to describe tests of intellectual ability, emotional state, personality types, etc. Examples of validated tests of proven reliability are the Binet-Simon and Wechsler intelligence...

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psychometric test

Edmund Heery and Mike Noon.

in A Dictionary of Human Resource Management

P ublished online June 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Human Resource Management. 74 words.

The generic term used to describe a wide range of tests that measure mental abilities, behavioural preferences, and attitudes/values. The

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psychometric test

Edmund Heery and Mike Noon.

in A Dictionary of Human Resource Management

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Human Resource Management. 74 words.

The generic term used to describe a wide range of tests that measure mental abilities, behavioural preferences, and attitudes/values. The

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psychometrics n.

Edited by Elizabeth A. Martin and Tanya A. McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

January 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing Studies. 23 words.

the measurement of individual differences in psychological functions (such as intelligence and personality) by means of standardized tests.

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psychometrics n.

Andrew M. Colman.

in A Dictionary of Psychology

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Psychology. 26 words.

The construction and application of psychological tests; mental measurement. [From Greek psyche mind + metron a measure + -ikos of,

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psychometrics n.

Andrew M. Colman.

in A Dictionary of Psychology

January 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Psychology. 26 words.

The construction and application of psychological tests; mental measurement. [From Greek psyche mind + metron a measure + -ikos of,

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psychometric tests

Edited by John M. Last.

in A Dictionary of Public Health

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 36 words.

A term to describe tests of intellectual ability, emotional state, personality types, etc. Examples of validated tests of proven reliability

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psychometric tests

Miquel Porta and John M. Last.

in A Dictionary of Public Health

P ublished online May 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 37 words.

A term to describe tests of intellectual ability, emotional state, personality types, etc. Examples of validated tests of proven reliability

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