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PY207 – Measuring Individual Differences with Psychological Tests
The course introduces students to principles of psychological tests that are used in making decisions in educational, business, legal, and medical settings. Principles to be considered include test reliability, validity, ethics of assessment, and steps in developing psychological tests. Some specific aptitude, achievement, intelligence, and personality tests will be studied in addition to behavioral assessment. An aim of the course is to make students critical consumers of methods of psychological assessment. (Not offered 2020-21).
Prerequisite: One of Biology 220, Economics 200, Mathematics 117, Psychology 202 or Sociology 228.