Factors Psychologists in Determining a Test is a Good Measure of Personality ABSTRACT The following report investigates the factors that psychologists must take into consideration in determining whether a personality test is a good measure of personality. Findings of the report show that these factors include the target population and normative sample, psychometrics, theoretical and empirical underpinnings, biases, as well as the relative strengths and weaknesses of the test. It must be kept in mind, however, that these factors are complex. And no single personality inventory or test is perfect in this respect. But by being aware of the merits and/or drawbacks of the tests, psychologists can be better prepared to understand the validity of...The end:
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