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Bias in mental testing

by Arthur Robert Jensen

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Published by Free Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Intelligence tests.,
  • Educational tests and measurements.,
  • Minorities -- Psychological testing.,
  • Test bias.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementArthur R. Jensen.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF432.A1 J46
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 786 p. :
    Number of Pages786
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4405033M
    ISBN 100029164303
    LC Control Number79007583

    Perspectives on Bias in Mental Testing | The cultural-test-bias hypothesis is one of the most important scien- tific questions facing psychology today. Briefly, the cultural-test-bias hypothesis contends that all observed group differences in mental test scores are due to a built-in cultural bias of the tests themselves; that is, group score differences are an artifact of current psychomet. BIAS AND THERAPIST INFLUENCE IN BEHAVIORAL ASSESSMENT EDWIN J. THOMAS* School of Social Work and Department of Psychology, The University of Michigan Summary-This paper illustrates several types of unwanted bias and indicates some of their adverse effects on .

      This is a PDF-only article. The first page of the PDF of this article appears : Edgar Miller. Book Reviews: Bias In Mental Testing Arthur R. Jensen New York: Free Press: , pp. $ Thomas J. Bouchard Applied Psychological Measurement 4: 3, Author: Thomas J. Bouchard.

    Raising awareness through bias testing, however, is a risky approach. Understan d the Evidence You can start by familiarizing yourself with the scientific evidence demonstrating the existence of Author: Jonathan A. Segal. bias in forensic mental health assessment. This topic is ripe for discussion as several studies have investigated potential bias in the work of forensic experts. For example, Murrie, Boccac-cini, and colleagues published compelling data documenting the “allegiance effect” .


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Bias in Mental Testing Board book – January 1, by Arthur R. Jensen (Author) out of 5 stars 5 ratings. See all 5 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $ Board book "Please retry" Cited by: Bias in Mental Testing book.

Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Illuminating detailed methods for assessing bias in commonly /5. BOOK REVIEWS* Bias In Mental Testing Arthur R. Jensen New York: Free Press:pp. $ To understand this book and its role in the debate Bias in mental testing book the validity, utility, and fairness of File Size: KB.

" Arthur R. Jensen, in Bias in Mental Testing, marshals a massive array of data to bolster his contention that blacks are inherently inferior to whites in terms of mental potential. In over carefully crafted pages, he challenges anyone to refute his position/5.

Get this from a library. Bias in mental testing. [Arthur Robert Jensen] -- No theory or practice in modern psychology has been the object of more stringent attack than mental testing, and among the most severe criticisms is that of cultural bias.

Indeed, many widely used. Bias in mental testing. [Arthur Robert Jensen] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Summary: Illuminating detailed methods for assessing bias in commonly used I.Q., aptitude.

The article Bias in Mental Testing, along with other articles relating to the area of conflict (namely, the intersection of race/ethnicity and human abilities and behaviour, broadly construed) is currently subject to active arbitration remedies, described in a Arbitration Committee case where the articulated principles included.

Pillars: Wikipedia articles must be neutral, verifiable. Book Published New York: Free Press, c Language English ISBN Description xiii, p.: ill. ; 26 cm. Notes. Includes indexes. Bibliography: p. Local Notes HathiTrust shared print program Technical Details Staff View.

Abstract. Cultural bias in mental testing has been a recurring issue since the beginning of the testing movement itself. From Binet to Jensen, many professionals have addressed the problem, with varying and inconsistent by: Summarizes the major conclusions from Bias in Mental Testing (BIMT; A.

Jensen, ) and evaluates writing on test bias published since BIMT. The authors state that empirical research to date consistently finds that standardized cognitive tests are not biased in terms of predictive and construct validity.

Furthermore, continued claims of test bias, which appear in academic journals, the Cited by: Jensen’s () Bias in Mental Testing (BIMT) represented an exhaustive review of “empirical research relevant to the evaluation of cultural bias in psychological and educational tests that was available at the time that his book was prepared” (Reynolds & Brown,p.

vii). Jensen (a) has stated that he wrote BIMT to accomplish. The first eight chapters of this book introduce the topic of test bias. The basic issues involved in criticisms of mental tests and arguments about test bias include: (1) variety of tests and test items; (2) scaling of scores and the form of the distribution of abilities in the population; (3) quantification of subpopulation differences; (4) meaning of IQ and the psychological nature of.

bias in psychological assessment an empirical review and recommendations cecil r. reynolds and lisa a. suzuki understanding bias in psychological assessment 82 minority objections to tests and testing 83 origins of the test bias controversy 84 effects and implications of the test bias controversy 86 possible sources of bias 86 what test bias is Cited by:   The scanned version of Jensen's book, Bias in Mental Testing, can be found here.

If the link does not work, just send me an email at mh @ gmail. com. It is also available in PDF. Bias in Mental Testing Arthur R. Jensen () Chapter 6 Do. In his recent volume Bias in Mental Testing (New York: Free Press, ), Arthur Jensen provided a thorough review of most of the empirical research relevant to the evaluation of cultural bias in psychological and educational tests that was available at the time that his book was prepared.

Abstract. Jensen, in his Bias in Mental Testing () and other publications, has carefully documented a corpus of research on general intelligence (g) spanning some 75 years. His work, however, is perhaps best known for its exploration of minority-majority group differences in mental abilities (Jensen, a,b,c), which, through the applications of genetic theory and heritability indices to Cited by: 1.

Bias is a little studied but viable explanation for these disparities. It is important to isolate bias from other barriers to high-quality mental health care and to understand bias at several levels (practitioner, practice network or program, and community).Cited by: Skip to main content.

MENU. Browse; Resources. Authors; LibrariansAuthor: Robert W. Lissitz. One organization trying to understand bias toward people with mental illness is Project Implicit Mental Health (PIMH), the mental health sister-site of Project Implicit, a non-profit organization that aims to educate the public about hidden biases and is a virtual laboratory that collects data from numerous online implicit bias tests hosted by Harvard : Stephanie Hepburn.

Bias in Mental Testing Arthur R. Jensen. 1 HARDCOVER "BOARD" BOOK. Year: Publisher: Free Press. Language: bias standard selection mental school criterion variance correlations scale You can write a book review and share your experiences. Other readers will always be interested in your.

This review of Arthur Jensen's "Bias in Mental Testing" focuses on alleged serious deficiencies in the book: errors of omission, problems with some arguments, misuses of methods, and insufficient rationale for the use of certain methods.

The reviewer cautions against use of the book Cited by: 8.Book Reviews: Bias In Mental Testing Arthur R. Jensen New York: Free Press:pp. $ Article (PDF Available) in Applied Psychological Measurement 4(3) July with 7, Author: Thomas J. Bouchard Jr.A review of Jensen's impressive volume, Bias in Mental Testing, could either address the issues of bias that he considers, and thereby detail the virtues of this scholarly tome, or it could speak to the ghosts that haunt it.

Because other reviewers in this series are likely to describe the major theses and lines of evidence in the book, I have.