Comprehensive Handbook of Psychological Assessment: by Gerald Goldstein, Sue R. Beers

By Gerald Goldstein, Sue R. Beers

In a single quantity, the best researchers in intelligence and neuropsychological review interpret the variety of matters concerning highbrow and neuropsychological exams, together with attempt improvement and psychometrics, medical functions, moral and felony matters, use with various populations, computerization, and the newest learn. Clinicians and researchers who use those tools will locate this quantity necessary, because it includes the main accomplished and updated details on hand in this very important element of perform.

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J. (1982). A model for intelligence. New York: Springer. J. (1986). J. ), Advance in human intelligence Vol. III. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates Inc. , Eley, T. & Plomin, R. (1998). A quantitative trait locus associated with cognitive ability in children. Psychological Science, 9, 159–166. A. (1983). The modularity of mind. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. Cooper, C. (1999). Intelligence and abilities. New York, NY: Routledge. D. (1997). Linking brain and behavior. J. J. J. C. ), Human brain function (pp.

Paper); 0-471-41613-4 (v. 3. hardcover : alk. paper); 0-471-41614-2 (v. 4 : hardcover : alk. paper); 0-471-48094-0 (v. 1 ebook). CHAPTER 3 Relations Between Intelligence and Achievement Tests MICHAEL C. RAMSAY AND CECIL R. REYNOLDS INTELLIGENCE AND ACHIEVEMENT: THEIR NATURE AND INTERRELATIONS 25 VALIDITY AND RELATIONS BETWEEN INTELLIGENCE AND ACHIEVEMENT TESTS 27 ASSOCIATIONS BETWEEN INTELLIGENCE AND ACHIEVEMENT TEST RESULTS 28 The Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children–Third Edition 28 Earlier Versions of the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children 31 Wechsler Tests of Adult Intelligence 33 The Kaufman Assessment Battery for Children The Woodcock-Johnson 37 The Cognitive Assessment System 38 Other Intelligence Tests 39 Multiple Intelligence Tests 40 BLIND AND LOW-VISION EXAMINEES 44 DEAF AND LOW-HEARING EXAMINEES 45 CONCLUSIONS 46 REFERENCES 47 35 Relationships between measures of intelligence and achievement are fundamental to the theory and practice of standardized psychological assessment.

Practitioners can no longer use the test to gauge accurately the effectiveness of the intervention. VALIDITY AND RELATIONS BETWEEN INTELLIGENCE AND ACHIEVEMENT TESTS An examination of relations between the types of tests examined here requires a basic understanding of validity. This term refers to the accuracy of interpretations made from test performance, with performance typically taking the form of scores. Theory and research findings should support these interpretations. For discussions of validity, see the most recent testing standards released by the American Educational Research Association, the American Psychological Association, and the National Council on Measurement in Education (AERA, APA, and NCME, 1999).

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