T his book is an introductory text to the field of psychological
testing primarily suitable for undergraduate students in
psychology, education, business, and related fields. T his
book will also be of interest to graduate students who have
not had a prior exposure to psychological testing and to
professionals who need to consult a useful source.
Psychometrics is clearly written, well-organized,
comprehensive, and replete with illustrative materials.
Psychological testing refers to the administration of
psychological tests. A score on a well-constructed test is
believed to reflect a psychological construct such as
achievement in a school subject, cognitive ability, aptitude,
emotional functioning, personality, etc.