Understanding Child Psychometric Testing

By Khritish Swargiary (Author), Kavita Roy (Author)

Language : English
Pages : 289
Paperback ISBN : 9789357333733
Hardback ISBN : 9789357333740
Currency Paperback Hardback
Us Dollar US$ 15.96 US$ 30.16


Child psychometric testing plays a crucial role in understanding and supporting the development of children. This research book, "Understanding Child Psychometric Testing: Methods, Applications, and Interpretation," provides a comprehensive exploration of the field. The book covers the historical background, theoretical frameworks, and ethical considerations in child psychometric testing. It delves into key concepts such as intelligence, personality, academic achievement, social and behavioral assessment, and neuropsychological evaluation. The book discusses commonly used child psychometric tests, including intelligence tests, personality assessments, academic achievement tests, social and behavioral assessment tools, and neuropsychological batteries. It provides guidance on test administration and scoring procedures specific to children and emphasizes the interpretation and application of test results. The integration of test findings with clinical observations and other assessments is explored through case examples. Throughout the book, the strengths and limitations of child psychometric testing are examined, along with ethical considerations such as cultural sensitivity, informed consent, and confidentiality. Best practices and guidelines for responsible test usage are provided, ensuring the validity and fairness of assessments. The book also explores emerging trends and innovations in child psychometric testing, including technology-driven assessments and cross-cultural adaptations. The aim of this research book is to empower professionals and individuals involved in child assessment to make informed decisions, promote optimal development, and support the well-being of children. By understanding the intricacies of child psychometric testing, readers can contribute to personalized interventions, identify areas of strength and weakness, and facilitate a brighter future for every child.

About Contributor

Khritish Swargiary

Kavita Roy


Psychology : Clinical Psychology

Education : Educational Psychology

Psychology : Cognitive Psychology & Cognition