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PSYC 8551 Required Course Readings
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Anastasi, A. (1985). Psychological testing: Basic concepts and common misconceptions. In A. M. Rogers & C. J. Scheirer (Eds.), The G. Stanley Hall Lecture Series (Vol. 5, pp.87-120). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
Anastasi, A. (1986) Evolving concepts of test validation, Annual Review of Psychology, 37(1), 1-15.
Barrick, M. R., & Mount, M. K. (1991). The Big-Five personality dimensions and job performance: A meta-analysis. Personnel Psychology, 44(1), 1-26.
Bingham, W.V. (1941). Psychological services in the United States Army. Journal of Consulting Psychology, 5(5), 221-224.
Carroll, J.D. and Arabie, P. (1980). Multidimensional Scaling. Annual Review of Psychology, 31(1), 607-649.
Cattell, R. B. (1944). Psychological measurement: normative, ipsative, interactive. Psychological Review, 51(5), 292-303.
Cattell, R. B., & Saunders, D. R. (1950). Inter-relation and matching of personality factors from behavior rating, questionnaire and objective test data. Journal of Social Psychology, 31(2), 243-260.
Clark, L.A., & Watson, D. (1995). Constructing validity: Basic issues in objective scale development. Psychological Assessment, 7(3), pp. 309-319.
Clark, L.A., (2006). When a psychometric advance falls in the forest. Psychometrika, 71(3), 447-450.
Cohen, J. (1968). Multiple regression as a general data-analytic system. Psychological Bulletin, 70, 426-433.
Cohen, J. (1990). Things I have learned (so far). American Psychologist, 45(12), 1304-1312.
Cohen, J. (1994). The earth is round (p < .05). American Psychologist, 49(12), 997-1003.
Cole, N.S. (1981) Bias in testing. American Psychologist, 36(10), 1067-1077.
Cortina, J.M. (1993). What is coefficient alpha? An examination of theory and applications. Journal of Applied Psychology, 78(1), 98-104.
Cronbach, L.J. (1957) The two disciplines of scientific psychology. American Psychologist, 12(11), 671-684.
Dawes, R. M., & Corrigan, B. (1974). Linear models in decision making. Psychological Bulletin, 81(2), 95-106.
Dawis, R.V. (1992). Scale construction. Methodological issues & strategies in clinical research. In Kazdin, Alan E. (Ed.); Washington, DC, US: American Psychological Association, pp. 193-213.
Flaugher, R.L. (1978) The many definitions of test bias. American Psychologist, 33(7), 671-679.
Gaito, J. (1980). Measurement scales and statistics: Resurgence of an old misconception. Psychological Bulletin, 87(3), 564-567.
Hunsley, J.& Meyer, G.J. (2003). The incremental validity of psychological testing and assessment: conceptual, methodological, and statistical issues. Psychological Assessment, 15(4), 446-455.
Hunter, G.L., & Goebel, D.J. (2008). Salespersons' information overload: Scale development, validation, and its relationship to salesperson job satisfaction and performance. Journal of Personal Selling & Sales Management, 28(1), 21-35.
Hunter, J. E., & Hunter, R. F. (1984). Validity and utility of alternative predictors of job performance. Psychological Bulletin, 96, 72-98.
Hurtz, G. M., & Donovan, J. J. (2000). Personality and job performance: The big five revisited. Journal of Applied Psychology, 85(6), 869-879.
Lissitz, R.W, & Green, S.B, (1975), Effect of the number of scale points on reliability: A Monte Carlo approach. Journal of Applied Psychology, 60(1). 10-13.
Loevinger, J. (1954). The attenuation paradox in test theory. Psychological Bulletin, 51(5), 231-248.
Loevinger, J. (1965). Person and population as psychometric concepts. Psychological Review, 72, 143-155.
Lubinski, D. (2004). Introduction to the special section on cognitive abilities: 100 years after Spearman's (1904) "'General intelligence,' objectively determined and measured." Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 86(1), 96-111.
MacCallum, R. C., & Tucker, L. R (1991). Representing sources of error in the common factor model: Implications for theory and practice. Psychological Bulletin, 109(3), 502-511.
Meehl, P. E. (1956). Wanted: A good cookbook. American Psychologist, 11, 263-272.
Messick, S. (1995). Validity of psychological assessment: Validation of inferences from persons' responses and performances as scientific inquiry into score meaning. American Psychologist, 50(9), 741-749.
Michell, J. (1986). Measurement scales and statistics: A clash of paradigms. Psychological Bulletin, 100(3), 398-407.
Reckase, M.D. (1996). Test construction in the 1990s: Recent approaches every psychologist should know. Psychological Assessment, 8(4), 354-359.
Preacher, K. J., & MacCallum, R. C. (2003). Repairing Tom Swift's electric factor analysis machine. Understanding Statistics, 2(1), 13–32.
Rothstein, H. R. (1990). Interrater reliability of job performance ratings: Growth to asymptote level with increasing opportunity to observe. Journal of Applied Psychology, 75(3), 322-327.
Salgado, J. F. (1998). Big Five personality dimensions and job performance in Army and civil occupations: A European perspective. Human Performance, 11(2/3), 271-288.
Schmidt, F. L., & Hunter, J. E. (1997). Measurement error in psychological research: Lessons from 26 research scenarios. Psychological Methods, 1(2), 199-223.
Schmidt, F. L., & Hunter, J. E. (1998). The validity and utility of selection methods in personnel psychology: Practical and theoretical implications of 85 years of research findings. Psychological Bulletin, 124(2), 262-274.
Schmitt, N. (1996). Uses and abuses of coefficient alpha. Psychological Assessment, 8(4), 350-353.
Shrout, P. E., & Fleiss, J. L. (1979). Intraclass correlations: Uses in assessing rater reliability. Psychological Bulletin, 86(2), 420-428.
Smith, G.T., McCarthy, D.M., & Anderson, K. (2000). On the sins of short form development. Psychological Assessment, 12(1), 102-111.
Snyder, D. K., Widiger, T. A., & Hoover, D. W. (1990). Methodological considerations in validating computer-based test interpretations: Controlling for response bias. Psychological Assessment, 2(4), 470-477.
Steele, C. M. (1997). A threat in the air: How stereotypes shape intellectual identity and performance. American Psychologist, 52(6), 613-629.
Sweney, A. B., & Cattell, R. B. (1962). Relationships between integrated and unintegrated motivation structure examined by objective tests. Journal of Social Psychology, 57(1), 217-226.
Taylor. H. C., & Russell, J. T. (1939). The relationship of validity coefficients to the practical effectiveness of tests in selection: Discussion and tables. Journal of Applied Psychology, 23(5), 565-578.
Tett R.P., Fitzke J.R., Wadlington P.L., Davies S.A., Anderson M.G., & Foster J. (2009). The use of personality test norms in work settings: Effects of sample size and relevance. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 82(3), 639-659.
Thissen, D. & Steinberg, L. (1988). Data analysis using item response theory. Psychological Bulletin, 104(3), 385-395.
Thissen, D., Steinberg, L. & Gerrard, M. (1986). Beyond group mean differences: The concept of item bias. Psychological Bulletin, 99(1), 118-128.
Thurstone, L.L. (1925). A method of scaling psychological and educational tests. Journal of Educational Psychology. 16(7), 433-451.
Thurstone, L.L. (1947). The calibration of test items. The American Psychologist. 2(3), 103-104.
Traub, R.E. & Lam, Y.R. (1985). Latent Structure and item sampling models for testing. Annual Review of Psychology, 36(1), 19.
Wang, X.B., Wainer, H., & Thissen, D. (1995). On the viability of some untestable assumptions in equating exams that allow examinee choice. Applied Measurement in Education, 8(3), 211-225.
Wanous, J. P., & Hudy, M. J. (2001). Single-item reliability: A replication and extension. Organizational Research Methods, 4(4), 361-375.
Whitely, S. E. (1983). Construct validity: Construct representation versus nomothetic span. Psychological Bulletin, 93(1), 179-197.
Wiggins, J. S., & Pincus, A. L. (1992). Personality structure and assessment. Annual Review of Psychology, 43, 473-504.
Young, F. W. (1984) Scaling, Annual Review of Psychology, 35(1), 55-81.
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