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Lecture 2

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Department
Psychology
Course
PSYC37H3
Professor
Bouffard
Semester
Winter

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Lecture 2: Reliability and Validity Testing Vs. Assessment Assessment Procedures: Informal Assessment, Ability Testing, The clinical interview, personality testing Psychological construct: no causation have to look at many different construct to form a diagnosis encompasses a lot more than just a single test Both involve: identifying areas of concern collecting data Psychological testing: administering tests focuses solely on collection of data Assessment: more broad goals involves several clinical tools uses clinical skill to interpret data Can psychological properties be measured? Common complaint o Psychological variable cant be measured We regularly make assessment of other people Quantitative Implicit in these statements Measurement Process of assigning numbers to objects in way that specific properties of objects faithfully re
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