Describe Psychological Constructs and Tests


Instructions For this task, write a paper in which you answer the following questions and complete the following: What is a psychological construct? How are concepts and constructs typically measured in the field of psychology? Use the readings and outside sources (if you like) to defend your answer. What is a psychological test? What is the unique value of a test as compared to some other means of getting information about people? Use the readings and outside sources (if you like) to defend your answer. Answer Kline (Chapter 1, questions 1, 2, 5, and 6) Please see attached questions. Choose one construct of interest that you intend to make a scale on. Provide a conceptual definition of such construct based on existing literature. Provide a brief description of individuals who “possess” the construct or those who may score high on a scale measuring the construct and a person who might score low on the same construct. Length: 5-6 pages, not including title and reference pages. Your assignment should demonstrate thoughtful consideration of the ideas and concepts presented in the course by providing new thoughts and insights relating directly to this topic. Your response should reflect scholarly writing and current APA standards. References: 1. Lohan, A., & King, F. (2016). Self-esteem: Defining, measuring and promoting an elusive concept. Reach. 2016, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p116-127. 12p. Please see attached. 2. Psychological Testing A Practical Approach to Design and Evaluation Theresa J.B. Kline