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)
- 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.