Psychometric Testing offers an in-depth examination of the strengths and limitations psychometric testing, with coverage of diverse methods of test development and application.
- A state-of-the-art exploration of the contemporary field of psychometric testing, bringing together the latest theory and evidence-based practice from 21 global experts
- Explores a variety of topics related to the field, including test construction, use and applications in human resources and training, assessment and verification of training courses, and consulting
- Includes applications for clinical psychology, performance psychology, and sport and exercise psychology across a range of professions (research, teaching, coaching, consulting, and advising)
- Acknowledges the dynamic nature of the field and identifies future directions in need of more research, including Internet and smart phone testing
Barry Cripps is a Chartered Psychologist, a Registered Psychologist and a Fellow of the British Psychological Society (BPS). With his consultancy, Cripps Performance Psychology, he specializes in supporting people and teams to enhance their performance in a variety of sectors including the performing arts, industry, the public sector, education, and sport. He received the 2008 Distinguished Contribution to the Field Award from the BPS Division of Sport and Exercise Psychology. He is co-author of Psychological Assessment in the Workplace: A Managers Guide (Wiley, 2005) and the Psychometric Testing Pocketbook (2008). He has lectured at the Open University, the University of Plymouth, Exeter University, and the University of Commerce, China.