Millsap, R.E., Bolt, D.M., van der Ark, L.A., Wang, W.-C. (Eds.)
2015, IX, 486 p. 98 illus., 46 illus. in color.
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Encourages the use of quantitative methodology to answer the latest research questions facing psychologists
Features original research contributed by scholars from around the world
Topics with a primary focus on measurement include studies of item response theory, computerized adaptive testing, cognitive diagnostic modeling and psychological scaling
The 78th Annual Meeting of the Psychometric Society (IMPS) builds on the Psychometric Society's mission to share quantitative methods relevant to psychology. The chapters of this volume present cutting-edge work in the field. Topics include studies of item response theory, computerized adaptive testing, cognitive diagnostic modeling, and psychological scaling. Additional psychometric topics relate to structural equation modeling, factor analysis, causal modeling, mediation, missing data methods, and longitudinal data analysis, among others. The papers in this volume will be especially useful for researchers in the social sciences who use quantitative methods. Prior knowledge of statistical methods is recommended. The 78th annual meeting took place in Arnhem, The Netherlands between July 22nd and 26th, 2013. The previous volume to showcase work from the Psychometric Society’s Meeting is New Developments in Quantitative Psychology: Presentations from the 77th Annual Psychometric Society Meeting (Springer, 2014).
Content Level »Research
Keywords »Psychometrics - Psychometrika - models for psychology - quantitative psychology - statistical modeling for psychology