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Psychology

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  • APA FAQ: Finding Information About Psychological Tests
    Answers to frequently asked questions about psychological tests, from the American Psychological Association.
  • APA Handbook of Testing and Assessment in Psychology.
    Vol. 1, Test Theory, and Testing and Assessment in Industrial and Organizational Psychology
    Vol. 2, Testing and Assessment in Clinical and Counseling Psychology
    Vol. 3, Testing and Assessment in School Psychology and Education
  • Essentials of Psychological Testing
    This online book describes the principles of psychometrics, and how to evaluate tests, select the right test for your needs, administer it appropriately, and interpret the results.

Finding Tests and Measures

  • Health and Psychosocial Instruments
    Provides access to information on psychological measures, e.g., questionnaires, index measures, coding schemes/manuals, rating scales, projective techniques and tests.
  • Mental Measurements Yearbook
    A comprehensive guide to testing instruments in psychology, education and business.
  • APA PsycTESTS
    PsycTESTS is now part of APA PsycNET.  It provides access to psychological tests, measures, scales and other assessments.
  • Tests and Measures in ERIC
    To find tests, select Tests/Questionnaires under Publication Type.
  • Test Collection at ETS
    The Educational Testing Service maintains this database which makes information on standardized tests and research instruments available to researchers, students and teachers.