Psychological measurement and assessment

Purpose:
This assessment requires you to submit an evaluative report comparing and contrasting two measures of a single psychological construct against key indicators.
You should choose one psychological construct (e.g., IQ, personality, interests, values, etc.) and two tests that measure this one chosen construct.Structure Your report should be formatted in a fashion consistent with an essay. This means you should have an introduction (to the concepts and key area), including any operational definitions.
Your body should include an argument that is evidence-based. You should conclude with a summary of the information you’ve presented and an evaluation of the outcome.
Format
 Title page that includes your Name, Student Number, tutorial day and time, and a title of around 12 words
 Abstract, on the next page of your report, of no more than 200 words
 The body of your report, starting on page 3 of your report, should be structured with- a brief introduction to the construct- a brief description of the measures- a review and critique of the psychometric properties reported in the articles- a critique of any psychometrics not reported or any weaknesses in what wasreported
 Finish with a brief summary and any recommendations you would want to makeregarding the measures
 Reference SectionEvaluationIn your report, you need to provide a psychometric review of the two tests. You need to make an evaluation of which test should be preferred over the other. This should be based on psychometric properties.ReferencingYou will want to reference the two key articles and maybe the textbook. The purpose of this assessment is to determine your understanding of the key psychometric concepts.Examples of Comparisons (Note: You do *not* need to choose one of the below)
 Kaufman Brief Intelligence Test and Wechsler Abbreviated Scale of intelligence
 Brief Symptom Inventory and the Symptom Assessment-45 Questionnaire
 Rorschach Inkblot Test and Thematic Apperception Test
 Thematic Apperception Test and MMPI-2-RF
 Stanford Binet -5 and Stanford Binet Abbreviated Battery IQ for Assessment of Gifted Individuals Myers-Briggs Type Inventory and NEO-PI
 Semantic Differential and Implicit Association Test
 Pictorial Representation of Illness and Self Measure and Illness PerceptionQuestionnaire Revised
 Beck Depression Inventory II and Montgomery-Abbey Depression Rating Scale
 Keeler Psychological Distress Scale and the DASS-21
 Denver Developmental Screening Test and Bayley Scale for Infant and ToddlerDevelopment
 Eating Disorder Examination and Stirling Eating Disorder Scale
 Social Interaction Anxiety Scale and Social Phobia Scale
 MMPI and Personality Assessment inventoryYour Submission
 Should be in word format
 Should not contain any appendices
 Should be marked as a ‘final version’, i.e., submitted for grading; not a ‘draft copy’Marking GuidelinesYou will be marked using the below guidelines. Note that no specific marking criteria or rubric can be detailed here, due to the varying array of psychometrics that individuals may discuss.
 Writing style and clarity
 APA formatting and referencing
 Expression, structure, and spelling
 Title
 Abstract
 Introduction
 Introduction to the concept and tests/measures
 Psychometric review, critique, and discussion of weaknesses/strengths
 Recommendation/comparison
 Summary and conclusion