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Published by American Psychological Association (APA) .
Written in English


  • Psychological testing & measurement,
  • c 1960 to c 1970,
  • c 1970 to c 1980,
  • c 1980 to c 1990,
  • c 1990 to c 2000,
  • Military Personnel,
  • Aptitude Testing,
  • Research & Methodology,
  • Psychology,
  • USA,
  • Psychological tests,
  • Reference,
  • Industrial & Organizational Psychology,
  • Computer adaptive testing,
  • Data processing

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Edition Notes

ContributionsWilliam A. Sands (Editor), Brian K. Waters (Editor), James R. McBride (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages292
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8602897M
ISBN 101557984425
ISBN 109781557984425

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