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Psychometric Properties of Standardized Testing

Select a construct of interest (e.g. depression, anxiety, low self esteem, social persuasion, group thinking, etc.) and compile a list of currently available standardized tests that purports to measure the construct (between 5 and 10 tests is adequate). Go to the test's publisher website and provide the following information for each of the tests on your list:

How adequate is the information provided regarding information about the test, how long the test takes to administer, who the test is appropriate for, how large is the normative sample, what clinical groups are included, what is the validity and reliability of the test, what types of scores and scales are provided, etc.?

What information does the test publisher provide about the test's strengths and weaknesses/limitations?

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This solution discusses the validity and reliability of standardized testing