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  1. Construction Versus Choice in Cognitive Measurement

    Issues in Constructed Response, Performance Testing, and Portfolio Assessment

    Edited by William C. Ward, Randy Elliot Bennett

    This book brings together psychometric, cognitive science, policy, and content domain perspectives on new approaches to educational assessment -- in particular, constructed response, performance testing, and portfolio assessment. These new assessment approaches -- a full range of alternatives to...

    Published January 31st 1993 by Routledge

  2. Bad Tidings

    Communication and Catastrophe

    Edited by Lynne Masel-Walters, Lee Wilkins, Tim Walters

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    First Published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published January 31st 1993 by Routledge

  3. Developmental Time and Timing

    Edited by Gerald Turkewitz, Darlynne A. Devenny

    Many theorists now believe that development emerges out of the coming together of multiple influences on the developing organism. To understand development, not only is it important to identify these influences, but it is necessary to describe their relationship to one another. In this dynamic view...

    Published January 31st 1993 by Psychology Press

  4. Early Adolescence

    Perspectives on Research, Policy, and Intervention

    Edited by Richard M. Lerner

    Series: Penn State Series on Child and Adolescent Development

    This volume brings together a broad group of scholars from a diverse array of disciplines to write integratively about cutting-edge research issues pertinent to various facets of the study of early adolescence. All contributors speak to the idea of interdisciplinary integration as a means of...

    Published January 31st 1993 by Psychology Press

  5. The Psychology of Adaptation To Absurdity

    Tactics of Make-believe

    By Seymour Fisher, Rhoda L. Fisher, Rhoda Fisher

    The major goal of this book is to explore and integrate all that is scientifically known about the utility of magical plans and strategies for coping with life's inevitable absurdities. Make-believe has great adaptive value and helps the average individual to function better in cultures saturated...

    Published January 31st 1993 by Psychology Press

  6. Pretend Play Among 3-year-olds

    By Hermina Sinclair, Hermina Sinclair

    Edited by Mira Stambak, Hermina Sinclair

    translated by Hermina and Morris Sinclair This book was written by a group of researchers with a common theoretical-constructivist-framework and using the same methods of naturalistic observation and data analysis. They considered that collective pretend play would provide excellent opportunities...

    Published January 31st 1993 by Psychology Press

  7. The Emergence of Psychology

    Edited by Robert Thomson

    It might be thought that writings on psychological topics produced by British thinkers between 1840 and 1914 are today only of interest as intellectual antiques; amusing but no longer relevant. Such a view is quickly dissolved if one reads these works in full. They make the transition from folk...

    Published January 27th 1993 by Routledge

  8. Neuropsychological Perspectives On Emotion

    A Special Issue Of 'Cognition & Emotion'

    By Watts

    Series: Special Issues of Cognition and Emotion

    First published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published January 19th 1993 by Psychology Press

  9. The Perception of People

    Integrating Cognition and Culture

    By Perry R. Hinton

    Interpersonal perception concerns the inferences we make about other people from the information we have about them. These inferences are often assessments of personality and can influence our judgments of others in a wide variety of practical situations - for example an employment interview. Perry...

    Published January 6th 1993 by Psychology Press

  10. Differential Item Functioning

    Edited by Paul W. Holland, Howard Wainer

    Test fairness is a moral imperative for both the makers and the users of tests. This book focuses on methods for detecting test items that function differently for different groups of examinees and on using this information to improve tests. Of interest to all testing and measurement specialists,...

    Published December 31st 1992 by Routledge