Test and Measurement. Bias and Cultural diversity in Psychological Assessment Test and Measurement. Bias and Cultural diversity in Psychological Assessment

Test and Measurement. Bias and Cultural diversity in Psychological Assessment

An Empirical Review

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A century of research evidence on psychological assessment shows that scientist have made several efforts to advance a ‘‘culture free’’ tests (Jensen, 1980). Similarly, research also demonstrates that only a few numbers of issues in psychology research divide researchers and the general public as the use of standardized assessments with diverse culture. To illuminate these concerns and possibilities in a concrete context, the article systematically analyse the history of psychological assessment and explains the application of psychometric and socio-cultural framework for psychological tests .This article uses empirical evidence to analyses cultural bias in psychological tests and explores various approaches that describes and examine bias in psychological assessment. Moreover, the paper also explores (1)the taxonomy of bias and equivalence in psychological testing,(2) identifies issues surrounding test bias, (3)explain sources of bias (4) evaluate how culture influences psychological assessment of diverse groups and last but not the least,(5)examine the inference of bias controversy and recommend various processes that remove bias in psychological assessment. Finally, findings reveal that psychological test performance on different cultural group shows different outcomes.

GENRE
Health, Mind & Body
RELEASED
2014
January 9
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
32
Pages
PUBLISHER
GRIN Verlag
SELLER
GRIN Verlag GmbH
SIZE
279
KB

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