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  1. Visual Revelations

    Graphical Tales of Fate and Deception From Napoleon Bonaparte To Ross Perot

    By Howard Wainer

    To function in modern society complex data must be absorbed and understood at a breakneck pace. The most efficient way to do this is through data-based graphics. This book is an exploration and celebration of graphical methods of data presentation. Visual Revelations' principal purpose is to...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Psychology Press

  2. Personality Tests and Assessments (Psychology Revivals)

    By Philip E. Vernon

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Originally published in 1953 this book provided the first comprehensive account of methods of personality assessment by a British author. It starts with a short survey of personality theory, pointing out the difficulties in any method of testing or assessment. Next it describes the weaknesses of...

    Published January 14th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Structure of Human Abilities (Psychology Revivals)

    By Philip E. Vernon

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    First published in 1950, this revised edition of The Structure of Human Abilities was published in 1961, but remained largely unchanged from the original save for an additional supplement on the developments in factorial work on human abilities from 1950-1959. Much research had been carried out...

    Published January 14th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Handbook of Item Response Theory Modeling

    Applications to Typical Performance Assessment

    Edited by Steven P. Reise, Dennis A. Revicki

    Series: Multivariate Applications Series

    Item response theory (IRT) has moved beyond the confines of educational measurement into assessment domains such as personality, psychopathology, and patient-reported outcomes. Classic and emerging IRT methods and applications that are revolutionizing psychological measurement, particularly for...

    Published December 11th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Experiments in Personality: Volume 2 (Psychology Revivals)

    Psychodiagnostics and Psychodynamics

    Edited by H.J. Eysenck

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Originally published in 1960 these two volumes report a number of experiments in psychogenetics, psychopharmacology, psychodiagnostics, psychometrics and psychodynamics, all of which formed part of the programme of research which had been developing from the late 1940s at the Maudsley Hospital....

    Published November 20th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Ability (Psychology Revivals)

    A Psychological Study

    By Victoria Hazlitt

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Originally published in 1926, the first part of this book attempted to formulate a theory of ability in the light of recent experimental results of the time. It discusses the nature of intelligence and the problem of special abilities, and includes a study of some typical forms of genius. The...

    Published November 20th 2014 by Psychology Press

  7. Sensation Seeking (Psychology Revivals)

    Beyond the Optimal Level of Arousal

    By Marvin Zuckerman

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Originally published in 1979, this title represents a summary of 17 years of research centring around the Sensation Seeking Scale (SSS) and the theory from which the test was derived. Now an integral part of personality testing, including adaptations for use with children, this reissue is a chance...

    Published August 7th 2014 by Psychology Press

  8. Experimental Psychology Its Scope and Method: Volume I (Psychology Revivals)

    History and Method

    By Jean Piaget, Paul Fraisse, Maurice Reuchlin

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    First published in English 1968, in this volume Paul Fraisse begins with history, looking at the evolution of experimental psychology, starting with its origins. He then moves on to the establishment of experimental psychology around the world. In the second chapter he discusses the experimental...

    Published June 3rd 2014 by Psychology Press

  9. Latent Variable Modeling Using R

    A Step-by-Step Guide

    By A. Alexander Beaujean

    This step-by-step guide is written for R and latent variable model (LVM) novices. Utilizing a path model approach and focusing on the lavaan package, this book is designed to help readers quickly understand LVMs and their analysis in R. The author reviews the reasoning behind the syntax selected...

    Published May 5th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The New Rules of Measurement

    What Every Psychologist and Educator Should Know

    Edited by Susan E. Embretson, Scott L. Hershberger

    In this volume prominent scholars from both psychology and education describe how these new rules of measurement work and how they differ from the old rules. Several contributors have been involved in the recent construction or revision of a major test, while others are well-known for their...

    Published April 27th 2014 by Psychology Press