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Measuring the Mind Conceptual Issues in Contemporary Psychometrics. von Borsboom, Denny (eBook)

  • Erscheinungsdatum: 23.05.2005
  • Verlag: Cambridge University Press
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Measuring the Mind

Denny Borsboom provides an in-depth treatment of the philosophical foundations of widely used measurement models in psychology. Is it possible to measure psychological attributes like intelligence, personality and attitudes and if so, how does that work? What does the term 'measurement' mean in a psychological context? This fascinating and timely book discusses these questions and investigates the possible answers that can be given response. Denny Borsboom provides an in-depth treatment of the philosophical foundations of widely used measurement models in psychology. The theoretical status of classical test theory, latent variable theory and positioned in terms of the underlying philosophy of science. Special attention is devoted to the central concept of test validity and future directions to improve the theory and practice of psychological measurement are outlined.

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    Format: PDF
    Kopierschutz: AdobeDRM
    Erscheinungsdatum: 23.05.2005
    Sprache: Englisch
    ISBN: 9780511111990
    Verlag: Cambridge University Press
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