Psychometrics

  • Luiz Pasquali Universidade de Brasília; Instituto de Psicologia; Departamento de Psicologia Social e do Trabalho
Keywords: Psychometrics, Reproducibility of results, Validity of tests, Validation studies

Abstract

Psychometrics has foundations on the theory of measurement in Sciences and is aimed at explaining the meaning of responses provided by subjects submitted to a series of tasks, and proposing techniques for the measurement of mental processes. This article presents concepts and models of modern psychometrics and discusses the validity and reliability parameters of the applied tests.

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Published
2009-12-01
How to Cite
Pasquali, L. (2009). Psychometrics. Revista Da Escola De Enfermagem Da USP, 43(spe), 992-999. https://doi.org/10.1590/S0080-62342009000500002
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Original Article