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Psychological Measurement (PSYC 3250) Exam preparation


Department
Psychology
Course Code
PSYC 3250
Professor
Christopher Upton
Study Guide
Final

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Intelligence Tests
Stanford-
Binet
WAIS
WISC
WPPSI
K-ABC
Ravens
Adaptive
/Non
Adaptive
Adaptive
Non Adaptive
Non Adaptive
Non Adaptive
Partially Adaptive
Non Adaptive
Number of
Subsets
5
14
15
?
12 or 7 (depends on
age)
3
Items
Verbal?
Nonverbal?
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
(performance)
One big clump
(not separately
grouped)
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
(mostly nonverbal
items)
No
Yes
Scores Given
Total IQ
score
Verbal IQ
score
Nonverbal
IQ score
Individual
subset scores
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes

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Intelligence Tests
Population
Used In
Adults?
Children?
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes
(ages 5-15)
No
Yes
(Two age bands; 2.5 -
5 and 4-7)
No
Yes (ages 2.5 - 12.5)
Yes
Yes (age 5+)
Validity
High
High
High
High
Some
Some
Reliability
High
High
High
High
High
High
Bias vs. Fairness Table
Bias
Fairness
Test scores (biased measure) or to predictions based on
test scores (biased predictor)
Actions taken or decisions made
Is based on statistical characteristics of scores or
predictions
Is a value judgment regarding outcomes
A characteristic of the numbers (test or predicted
criterion scores)
A characteristic of peoples actions or
decisions

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Bias vs. Fairness Table
Related to systematic errors in measurement or
prediction
Examiners subjective judgments, beliefs,
attitudes, etc.
Defined empirically
Defined in philosophical or political terms
CAN be scientifically determined (because it is a
statistical issue and can be defined empirically)
CANNOT be scientifically determined
(because it is SUBJECTIVE)
Numbers may be accurate or inaccurate, BUT they
cannot be fair or unfair
Peoples actions or decisions can be fair or
unfair
Can be assessed using:
Expert raters
Regression equation (examines differences on
criterion)
IRT (examines different scores among different
groups)
Cant be assessed since it is subjective
Real differences (not bias)
Unfamiliar content
Modality of the test
The examiner/other test takers (stereotype threat)
The examiner
Change content to reduce the influence of potentially
irrelevant cultural factors
Employ multiple methods of assessment
Change the testing method
Not stated in the text or lectures
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