Psychology

PSYC3313Psychological Testing3 ch (2C 1T) [W]

The creation of tests that measure psychological phenomena is a major endeavour within the discipline of psychology. The administration, scoring and interpretation of psychological tests is a significant aspect of the work of researchers and practicing clinical psychologists. This course examines existing tests that measure phenomena such as cognition and personality. The course introduces principles of psychological testing, relevant statistical concepts, and the methods by which tests are developed.

Prerequisites: PSYC 2113 and PSYC 2313