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Mark Elliot, Ian Fairweather, Wendy Olsen and Maria Pampaka.

in A Dictionary of Social Research Methods

P ublished online November 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Research and Statistics. 58 words.

The science of assessment of individual differences. It usually refers to the quantitative aspects of psychological measurement and deals with

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Psychometrics Society

Graham Upton and Ian Cook.

in A Dictionary of Statistics

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Probability and Statistics. 35 words.

A society devoted to the advancement of quantitative measurement practices in psychology, education, and the social sciences. The Society, which

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Psychometric Society

Graham Upton and Ian Cook.

in A Dictionary of Statistics

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Probability and Statistics. 61 words.

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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Children's Somatization Inventory: Psychometric Properties of the Revised Form (CSI-24)

Lynn S. Walker, Joy E. Beck, Judy Garber and Warren Lambert.

in Journal of Pediatric Psychology

May 2009; p ublished online September 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry; Psychology. 6014 words.

Objective To conduct a multimethod psychometric evaluation to refine the Children's Somatization Inventory (CSI) and to investigate its dimensionality. Method The CSI was...

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Psychometric Versus Actuarial Interpretation of Intelligence and Related Aptitude Batteries

Gary L. Canivez.

in The Oxford Handbook of Child Psychological Assessment

April 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Clinical Psychology. 22828 words.

Interpretation of intelligence tests involves making various inferences about the individual based on their performance. Because there are many different scores within intelligence tests reflecting...

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Burt, Sir Cyril Lodowic (1883–1971), psychometric psychologist and eugenicist

Pauline M. H. Mazumdar.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics; Psychology. 2515 words.

Burt, Sir Cyril Lodowic (1883–1971), psychometric psychologist and eugenicist, was born in London on 3 March 1883, first child of Cyril Cecil Barrow Burt (b. 1857), a medical practitioner,...

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Social Cognition Psychometric Evaluation: Results of the Final Validation Study

Amy E Pinkham, Philip D Harvey and David L Penn.

in Schizophrenia Bulletin

June 2018; p ublished online August 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. 7692 words.

Abstract

Social cognition is increasingly recognized as an important treatment target in schizophrenia; however, the dearth of well-validated measures that are...

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The Alzheimer's Disease Knowledge Scale: Development and Psychometric Properties

Brian D. Carpenter, Steve Balsis, Poorni G. Otilingam, Priya K. Hanson and Margaret Gatz.

in The Gerontologist

April 2009; p ublished online March 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences; Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 5874 words.

Purpose: This study provides preliminary evidence for the acceptability, reliability, and validity of the new Alzheimer's Disease Knowledge Scale...

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The psychometric properties of clinical rating scales used in multiple sclerosis

Basil Sharrack, Richard A. C. Hughes, Sara Soudain and Graham Dunn.

in Brain

January 1999; p ublished online January 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Neurology; Neuroscience. 11690 words.

Many clinical rating scales have been proposed to assess the impact of multiple sclerosis on patients, but only few have been evaluated formally for reliability, validity and responsiveness....

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Development and psychometric characteristics of the pediatric inpatient experience survey (PIES)

Sonja I. Ziniel, Jean A. Connor, Dionne Graham, Jennifer Koch Kupiec, Nina A. Rauscher, Amanda S. Growdon, Anne Berger, Kathy J. Jenkins and Sion Kim Harris.

in International Journal for Quality in Health Care

April 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 6588 words.

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To study the psychometric properties of the Pediatric Inpatient Experience Survey (PIES), a mail and phone survey for parent reporting of...

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Psychometric Characteristics of the Postconcussion Symptom Inventory in Children and Adolescents

Maegan D. Sady, Christopher G. Vaughan and Gerard A. Gioia.

in Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology

June 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Neuroscience; Neuropsychology. 9760 words.

Psychometric characteristics of the Postconcussion Symptom Inventory (PCSI) were examined in both concussed (n = 633) and uninjured (n = 1,273) 5 to 18 year olds....

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Psychometric Issues in the Assessment of English Language Learners

Jamal Abedi.

in Education

P ublished online June 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Education; Organization and Management of Education; Philosophy and Theory of Education; Schools Studies; Teaching Skills and Techniques. 6818 words.

English-language learners (ELLs) are a growing population among the primary and secondary school-age population in the English-speaking world, including Australia, the United Kingdom, North...

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Kurtzke scales revisited: the application of psychometric methods to clinical intuition

Jeremy Hobart, Jenny Freeman and Alan Thompson.

in Brain

May 2000; p ublished online May 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Neurology; Neuroscience. 10282 words.

When developing his disability scales for multiple sclerosis, Kurtzke demonstrated perception and insight. However, 45 years later, the evaluation of his clinically derived scales remains...

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PSYCHOMETRIC PROPERTIES AND FACTOR STRUCTURE OF THE READINESS TO CHANGE QUESTIONNAIRE

Lars Forsberg, Jan Halldin and Peter Wennberg.

in Alcohol and Alcoholism

May 2003; p ublished online May 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 3383 words.

Aims: This study is aimed at describing the psychometric properties and factor structure of the Swedish version of the Readiness to Change Questionnaire (RTCQ). Originally, the...

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The Expanded Trail Making Test: Rationale, Development, and Psychometric Properties

Daniel E. Stanczak, Michael D. Lynch, Connie K. McNeil and Blanca Brown.

in Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology

July 1998; p ublished online July 1998 .

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

Abstract

Many procedures have been employed to determine the specific cognitive components necessary for successful Trail Making Test (TMT) performance. Yet,...

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Psychometrics of Odor Quality Discrimination: Method for Threshold Determination

Mats J. Olsson and William S. Cain.

in Chemical Senses

October 2000; p ublished online October 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Molecular and Cell Biology. 4095 words.

There is no natural physical continuum for odor quality along which an odor quality discrimination (OQD) threshold can be measured. In an attempt to overcome this problem, the...

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Psychometric Properties of a New Metamemory Questionnaire for Older Adults

Angela K. Troyer and Jill B. Rich.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series B

January 2002; p ublished online January 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 7291 words.

Subjective memory ratings provide information that is distinct from objective memory performance, and there is a need for reliable and valid metamemory measures. The Multifactorial Memory...

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A Psychometric Validation of the Short Alcohol Withdrawal Scale (SAWS)

Bjarne Elholm, Klaus Larsen, Nete Hornnes, Finn Zierau and Ulrik Becker.

in Alcohol and Alcoholism

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 3063 words.

Aims: The study aimed to evaluate psychometrically a Danish translation of the Short Alcohol Withdrawal Scale (SAWS) in an outpatient setting in patients with Alcohol...

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Assessing the Measurement Properties of Neighborhood Scales: From Psychometrics to Ecometrics

Mahasin S. Mujahid, Ana V. Diez Roux, Jeffrey D. Morenoff and Trivellore Raghunathan.

in American Journal of Epidemiology

April 2007; p ublished online February 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 5844 words.

Most studies examining the relation between residential environment and health have used census-derived measures of neighborhood socioeconomic position (SEP). There is a need to identify...

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Psychometric Functions for Ternary Odor Mixtures and Their Unmixed Components

Toshio Miyazawa, Michelle Gallagher, George Preti and Paul M. Wise.

in Chemical Senses

November 2009; p ublished online September 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Molecular and Cell Biology. 5311 words.

People are often able to reliably detect a mixture of 2 or more odorants, even if they cannot reliably detect the individual mixture components when presented individually. This phenomenon...

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