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  1. Statistical Power Analysis for the Social and Behavioral Sciences

    This is the first book to demonstrate the application of power analysis to the newer more advanced statistical techniques that are increasingly used in the social and behavioral sciences. Both basic and advanced designs are covered. Readers are shown how to apply power analysis to techniques such as hierarchical linear modeling, meta-analysis, and structural equation modeling. 

  2. New Approaches in Reasoning Research

    Reasoning research has long been associated with paper and pencil tasks in which peoples’ reasoning skills are judged against established normative conventions. However, there has been a recent revolution in the range of techniques, empirical methods and paradigms used to examine reasoning behavior. New Approaches in Reasoning Research brings to the fore these new pioneering research methods and empirical findings.

  3. Contemporary Issues in Exploratory Data Mining in the Behavioral Sciences

    This book reviews the latest techniques in exploratory data mining (EDM) for the analysis of data in the social and behavioral sciences to help researchers assess the predictive value of different combinations of variables in large data sets.  

  4. Single Case Research in Schools

    Single Case Research in Schools addresses and examines the variety of cutting-edge issues in single case research (SCR) in educational settings. Featuring simple and practical techniques for aggregating data for evidence-based practices, the book delves into methods of selecting behaviors of interest and measuring them reliably. 

  5. Paperbacks Direct catalog

    Bestselling titles now available in paperback

    Paperbacks Direct are topical books that represent the best of our cutting-edge hardback publishing in a paperback format and price. Check out which of our Paperbacks Direct are publishing this month.

  6. Handbook of Automated Essay Evaluation: Current Applications and New Directions

    This comprehensive, interdisciplinary handbook reviews the latest methods and technologies used in Automated Essay Evaluation (AEE) methods and technologies. Highlights include the latest in the evaluation of performance-based writing assessments and recent advances in the teaching of writing, language testing, cognitive psychology, and computational linguistics.

  7. Frontiers of Test Validity Theory: Measurement, Causation, and Meaning

    This book examines test validity in the behavioral, social, and educational sciences by exploring three fundamental problems: measurement, causation and meaning. Psychometric and philosophical perspectives receive attention along with unresolved issues. The authors explore how measurement is conceived from both the classical and modern perspectives.

  8. Handbook of Test Security

    High stakes tests are the gatekeepers to many educational and professional goals. As such, the incentive to cheat is high. This Handbook is the first to offer insights from experts within the testing community, psychometricians, and policymakers to identify and develop best practice guidelines for the design of test security systems for a variety of testing genres.

  9. Modern Research Methods for the Study of Behavior in Organizations

    The goal for the chapters in this book SIOP Organizational Frontiers series volume is to challenge researchers to break away from the rote application of traditional methodologies and to capitalize upon the wealth of data collection and analytic strategies available to them.

  10. Invariant Measurement: Using Rasch Models in the Social, Behavioral, and Health Sciences

    This introductory text describes the principles of invariant measurement, how invariant measurement can be achieved with Rasch models, and how to use invariant measurement to solve measurement problems in the social, behavioral, and health sciences. Rasch models are used throughout but a comparison of Rasch models to other item response theory (IRT) models is also provided.

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