Psychology 760: Psychometric Methods

  • 2 lecture hours, conference, 3 credits
  • Prerequisites: Psych 705 or permission of MA advisor

A general introduction to psychometric methods which focuses on administration, standardization, norms, reliability, validity, and test construction. Lectures cover the history of intelligence testing and the development of techniques for assessing personality and psychiatric disorders, as well as basic issues related to intelligence testing and an introduction to the Wechsler intelligence scales.