Personality: Issues In Assessments and the Projective Inventory Approach (Advances in Psychological Research in India Series No.5)

By: P.K. Rath

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This book is ostensible about psychological testing especially about personality testing. It is a critique of traditional thinking involved in is a critique of traditional thinking involved in the development of psychological testing. There has been attempts to start a rethink about fundamental issues such as the psychometric requirements, the social desirability effect, etc. There has also been a lot of use of statistics without trying to understand that, by itself, no statistics can even answer questions that are essentially psychological in nature. These are all analysed to develop a better alternative. A tentative of personality has been proposed to understand the social desirability effect. The concept of error (of fluctuation) has been construed as dynamism and has been used as providing an index of personality. Finally, the Projective Inventory as a better alternative to the measures available. This book is meant to challenge, provoke and force psychologists to think about these problems which is so very essential for this discipline to grow. Printed Pages: 170.

Title: Personality: Issues In Assessments and the Projective Inventory Approach (Advances in Psychological Research in India Series No.5)

Author Name: P.K. Rath

Categories: India, Management,

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Concept Publishing Company Pvt. Ltd.: 2001

ISBN: 8170229278

ISBN 13: 9788170229278

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

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Seller ID: 112558

Keywords: Personality: Issues In Assessments and the Projective Inventory Approach (Advances in Psychological Research in India Series No.5) P.K. Rath