Traditional self-report tests can be an unreliable source of information about personality,attitudes, affect, and motivation. What are the alternatives? This first volume in the authoritative series Psychological Assessment - Science and Practice discusses the most influential, state-of-the-art forms of assessment that can takeus beyond self-report. Leading scholars from various countries describe the theoreticalbackground and psychometric properties of alternatives to self-report,including behavior-based assessment, observational methods, innovative computerizedprocedures, indirect assessments, projective techniques, and narrativereports. They also look at the validity and practical application of such forms ofassessment in domains as diverse as health, forensic, clinical, and consumerpsychology.Volume 1 in The New Series Psychological Assessment - Science and Practice.Each volume in the series Psychological Assessment - Science and Practice presents the state-ofthe-art of assessment in a particular domain of psychology, with regard to theory, research, andpractical applications. Editors and contributors are leading authorities in their respective fields.Each volume discusses, in a reader-friendly manner, critical issues and developments in assessment,as well as well-known and novel assessment tools. The series is an ideal educational resource forresearchers, teachers, and students of assessment, as well as practitioners.Psychological Assessment - Science and Practice is edited with the support of the European Associationof Psychological Assessment (EAPA).
Behavior-Based Assessment in Psychology
Going Beyond Self-Report in the Personality, Affective, Motivation, and Social Domains
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