Download e-book for iPad: An Introduction To the Logic of Psychological Measurement by Joel Michell

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By Joel Michell

ISBN-10: 0805805664

ISBN-13: 9780805805666

ISBN-10: 1138990418

ISBN-13: 9781138990418

This publication declines to take without any consideration the frequent assumption that current psychometric methods supply clinical dimension. The at the moment stylish thoughts of dimension inside psychology -- operationalism and representationalism -- are severely tested, and the classical view, that dimension is the review of volume, is defended. inside this framework, it really is proven how conjoint dimension can be utilized to check the speculation that variables are quantitative. This topic is built intimately utilizing regularly occurring mental examples, reminiscent of Thurstone's legislation of comparative judgment, multidimensional scaling, and Coombs' concept of unfolding.

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