Leading author Paul Kline describes clearly the theory, methods and findings of the psychometric testing of personality, and discusses the practical applications of tests to occupational, educational and clinical psychology.
Although the psychometric view of personality is well established, it is little dealt with in most textbooks. Personality: the Psychometric View describes clearly the methods and findings of the psychometric testing of personality. Leading author Paul Kline discusses the theory of personality testing and the main types of personality test, as well as their practical application to occupational, educational and clinical psychology. Personality: the Psychometric View is the only text on the psychometric view of personality which is written with enough clarity to be suited to students. It will be valuable to all students of psychology, as well as postgraduates designing tests, and those in education and the social sciences.