Developments in the Psychometric Foundations of Neuropsychological Assessment

  • Elbert W. Russell
Part of the Critical Issues in Neuropsychology book series (CINP)

Abstract

The last decade for neuropsychology has been a fruitful period for developing a new psychometric methodology. The major development in methodology has also initiated a significant theoretical advance. The methodological development has been the creation of computerized scoring programs. The construction of these programs utilized new methods to norm large test batteries. These methods, in turn, required the perfection of a methodology theory related to groups or batteries of tests. The theory may be called a test set theory. While there have been many developments in regard to individual tests, this chapter will concentrate on those aspects of neuropsychology that are related to this development of computerized assessment batteries.

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Scale Score Neuropsychological Assessment Brain Damage High School Level Boston Naming 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Elbert W. Russell
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  1. 1.Veterans Administration Medical CenterMiamiUSA

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