Search Results for: From West To East Recent Advances In Psychometrics And Psychological Instruments In Asia

Psychometric Testing

Psychometric Testing

Author: Barry Cripps

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781119182986

Category: Psychology

Page: 326

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This book offers an examination of the strengths and limitations psychometric testing, with coverage of diverse methods of test development and application. It explores a variety of topics related to the field, including test construction, use and applications in human resources and training, assessment and verification of training courses, and consulting and includes applications for clinical psychology, performance psychology, and sport and exercise psychology across a range of professions (research, teaching, coaching, consulting, and advising).

Psychometrics and Psychological Assessment

Psychometrics and Psychological Assessment

Author: Carina Coulacoglou

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 9780128024904

Category: Education

Page: 500

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Psychometrics and Psychological Assessment: Principles and Applications reports on contemporary perspectives and models on psychological assessment and their corresponding measures. It highlights topics relevant to clinical and neuropsychological domains, including cognitive abilities, adaptive behavior, temperament, and psychopathology.Moreover, the book examines a series of standard as well as novel methods and instruments, along with their psychometric properties, recent meta-analytic studies, and their cross-cultural applications. Discusses psychometric issues and empirical studies that speak to same Explores the family context in relation to children’s behavioral outcomes Features major personality measures as well as their cross cultural variations Identifies the importance of coping and resilience in assessing personality and psychopathology Examines precursors of aggression and violence for prediction and prevention

Psychology Moving East

Psychology Moving East

Author: Geoffrey H Blowers

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781000308471

Category: Social Science

Page: 362

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Psychologists from nineteen countries in Asia and Oceania report on the expansion of western psychology in the region at both the academic and the professional levels. With its own network of associations, conferences, and journals, the comminity of psychologists in the East has braved new frontiers for the discipline, yet its achievements are litt

The Psychology of Asian Learners

The Psychology of Asian Learners

Author: Ronnel B. King

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9789812875761

Category: Education

Page: 664

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This book celebrates the scholarly achievements of Prof. David A. Watkins, who has pioneered research on the psychology of Asian learners, and helps readers grasp the cognitive, motivational, developmental, and socio-cultural aspects of Asian learners learning experiences. A wide range of empirical and review papers, which examine the characteristics of these experiences as they are shaped by both the particularities of diverse educational systems/cultural milieus and universal principles of human learning and development, are showcased. The individual chapters, which explore learners from fourteen Asian countries, autonomous regions, and/or economies, build on research themes and approaches from Prof. Watkins’ research work, and are proof of the broad importance and enduring relevance of his seminal psychological research on learners and the learning process.

Handbook of Mental Health and Acculturation in Asian American Families

Handbook of Mental Health and Acculturation in Asian American Families

Author: Nhi-ha Trinh

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9781603274371

Category: Medical

Page: 210

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Asian Americans are the fastest growing minority group in the United States. When Asian immigrants arrive in the United States, they regularly encounter a vast number of difficulties integrating themselves into their new culture. In Handbook of Mental Health and Acculturation in Asian American Families, distinguished researchers and clinicians discuss the process of acculturation for individuals and their families, addressing the mental health needs of Asian Americans and thoroughly examining the acculturative process, its common stressors, and characteristics associated with resiliency. This first-of-its-kind, multi-dimensional title synthesizes current acculturation research, while presenting those concepts within a clinical framework. In addition to providing an in-depth look at both past and present research and offering directions for future topics to explore, the book also offers a range of practical tools such as research scales to measure levels of acculturation, interview techniques, and clinical approaches for special populations including children, the elderly, and their families. Thought-provoking and informative, Handbook of Mental Health and Acculturation in Asian American Families will enhance the understanding of the clinical and sociocultural problems Asian Americans face, providing clinicians with all the necessary insights to better care for their patients.

Psychological Aspects of Social Axioms

Psychological Aspects of Social Axioms

Author: Kwok Leung

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9780387098104

Category: Psychology

Page: 355

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Humans are surrounded by trillions of stimuli. Their eyes, for instance, can discriminate 7,500,000 colors. But, there is a severe limitation in the number of discriminably different stimuli that they can process at one time. George Miller argued that they can handle no more than seven, plus or minus two independent pieces of information at any given time. Thus, necessarily they must develop ways to simplify the task of processing the information that exists in their environment. They do this in many ways. One way is to select the stimuli that are most imp- tant in their lives, what are often called values. Another way is to chunk stimuli by linking them to each other, so they form bundles of stimuli that can be processed as if they are one entity. Generalized expectancies of what is linked with what are beliefs, and these beliefs are structured into bundles (see Triandis, 1972).

The Hmong, 1987-1995

The Hmong, 1987-1995

Author: J. Christina Smith

Publisher: DIANE Publishing

ISBN: 9780788138560

Category: Social Science

Page: 158

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Contains 744 annotated print citations on the Hmong of S.E. Asia, the Miao of China, and the Hmong diaspora in the U.S., Australia, Canada, and French Guiana, with the majority pertaining to the Hmong experience in the U.S. Materials from 1987-1995 in the English language are included: books and book chapters, theses and dissertation, magazine and journal articles, published conference papers, and selected reports, government documents, and newspaper articles. Includes juvenile literature. Electronic resources are also covered. Bilingual materials are included if there is an English component. Exhaustive!

The New Psychometrics

The New Psychometrics

Author: Paul Kline

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 0415187516

Category: Psychology

Page: 224

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Paul Kline reveals that the scientific basis of psychological testing is weak. He argues that truly scientific forms of measurement could be developed using measurement theory, to create a new psychometrics.