An Introduction to Theory and Practice
If you find mathematics frightening and statistics rather dull, this engaging text will help you to understand the fundamentals of psychological assessment that underpin the measurement of any human characteristic using any psychological test. This is an essential introduction for all psychology...
To Be Published July 31st 2015 by Routledge
Intelligence and Abilities explores how and why humans differ in how well they can solve problems. The book considers how research from the past 100 years bears on several key debates about human abilities: The definitions of ‘ability’ and ‘intelligence’ How many distinct abilities are there...
To Be Published March 14th 2015 by Psychology Press
Colin Cooper's 'Individual Differences' has been a favourite among lecturers and students of differential psychology since it was published in 1997. It is unique in its comprehensive coverage of both personality theories and the methodological issues associated with personality and psychometric...
Published August 26th 2010 by Routledge
One of the most fruitful areas of research, as judged by the very large numbers of new cancer genes identified, has been the molecular analysis of recurrent chromosomal translocations. The original concept that gave rise to this book was that key scientists involved in the original isolation of the...
Published May 14th 2002 by CRC Press
A Guide for Teachers and Parents
This book offers a practical approach for staff and carers who want to develop the use of ICT for children on the autistic spectrum and for those with language and communication difficulties. It combines descriptions of current research and literature on the subject of autism and ICT with practical...
Published April 11th 2002 by David Fulton Publishers
Series: Psychology Focus
Research into abilities is one of the great success stories of psychology. Ability tests are widely used and there is continued interest in the origins of abilites (enes or environment?) and their links to social phenomena such as crime and welfare dependecy. Intelligence and Abilities explains...
Published March 31st 1999 by Routledge
Theory to Practice
Teachers in mainstream schools are increasingly confronted with children with severe emotional and behavioural difficulties, for whose performance and effect on the rest of the class they are held accountable. Often exclusion seems to be the only option. This book shows that it is not. It provides...
Published April 27th 1994 by Routledge