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psychometrics

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

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

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Psychometrics

Bill Nugent.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Work. 1663 words.

Measurement is a fundamentally important component of social work research. This entry briefly covers two important notions in psychometrics: reliability

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Psychometrics

Brian E. Perron, Bryan G. Victor and Michael G. Vaughn.

in Social Work

P ublished online February 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Social Work. 4332 words.

Psychometrics is the branch of psychology focused on the measurement of psychological constructs, such as aptitude, intelligence, personality, and attitudes. The major research activities...

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Psychometrics

Bill Nugent.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Social Work Research and Evidence-based Practice. 1597 words.

Measurement is a fundamentally important component of social work research. This entry briefly covers two important notions in psychometrics: reliability and validity. Reliability concerns...

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psychometrics n.

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

in A Dictionary of Nursing

May 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing. 25 words.

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

—psychometric adj....

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psychometrics n.

Edited by Elizabeth Martin.

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 22 words.

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

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psychometric testing

John Rust.

in The Oxford Companion to the Mind

January 2004; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Psychology. 1045 words.

Psychometrics is the science of psychological assessment. The scientific testing of human abilities and characteristics began with the Chan dynasty

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psychometrics n.

Elizabeth Martin and Tanya McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

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.

—psychometric adj.

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Psychometrics and Psychological Tests

Steven J. Osterlind.

in The Error of Truth

February 2019; p ublished online January 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Logic. 6048 words.

This chapter is devoted to describing the notables of psychometrics and psychological testing and how their efforts contributed to quantification. By this point, quantification is decidedly...

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Psychometrics as Theory Avoidance

Anna Alexandrova.

in A Philosophy for the Science of Well-Being

July 2017; p ublished online August 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Moral Philosophy. 8297 words.

In theory construct validation secures good measurement by balancing all available evidence. But does it do so in practice? This chapter argues that validation of well-being scales as...

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psychometrics

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

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

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psychometrics

John Scott and Gordon Marshall.

in A Dictionary of Sociology

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sociology. 45 words.

The measurement, representation, and analysis of psychological variables, primarily using mathematics, statistics, and computing. Of special relevance to sociology are

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psychometrics

Edited by John Scott.

in A Dictionary of Sociology

January 2014; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sociology. 72 words.

The measurement, representation, and analysis of psychological variables, primarily using mathematics, statistics, and computing. Of special relevance to sociology are

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psychometrics

Graham Upton and Ian Cook.

in A Dictionary of Statistics

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Probability and Statistics. 32 words.

A branch of psychology in which a numerical measurement is made of psychological factors; for example, an individual's or a

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psychometrics

Graham Upton and Ian Cook.

in A Dictionary of Statistics

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Probability and Statistics. 32 words.

A branch of psychology in which a numerical measurement is made of psychological factors; for example, an individual's or a group's preference in foods, or assessment of artistic or...

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psychometrics

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 22 words.

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

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psychometric

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 185 words.

Amharic, barbaric, Garrick, Pindaric, samsaric • fabric • cambric • Aelfric • chivalric • geriatric, paediatric (

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psychometric

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 185 words.

Amharic, barbaric, Garrick, Pindaric, samsaric • fabric • cambric • Aelfric • chivalric • geriatric, paediatric (

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psychometrics

Michael Kent.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 15 words.

1 Measurement of mental factors

2 Investigation of the time factor in mental processes.

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Using and evaluating psychometric measures

Darcy A. Santor.

in A Handbook of Research Methods for Clinical and Health Psychology

June 2005; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Psychology; Research Methods in Clinical Psychology. 6459 words.

This chapter discusses the use and evaluation of psychometric measures. It reviews literature on the assessment of depression to illustrate many of these theoretical and practical issues,...

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Representation and explanation in psychometric modeling

Denny Borsboom.

in Philosophical Issues in Psychiatry IV

March 2017; p ublished online April 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Psychology. 2873 words.

This chapter presents a commentary on representation and explanation in psychometric modelling, as discussed in the previous chapter. It explores Turkheimer’s arguments that standard...

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