Chapter 6. Measurement of Individual Difference Constructs in Child Development, or Taking Aim at Moving Targets

  1. Douglas M. Teti
  1. John E. Bates and
  2. Claire Novosad

Published Online: 11 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470756676.ch6

Handbook of Research Methods in Developmental Science

Handbook of Research Methods in Developmental Science

How to Cite

Bates, J. E. and Novosad, C. (2005) Measurement of Individual Difference Constructs in Child Development, or Taking Aim at Moving Targets, in Handbook of Research Methods in Developmental Science (ed D. M. Teti), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470756676.ch6

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631222613

Online ISBN: 9780470756676

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Keywords:

  • child development;
  • social adaptation;
  • theoretical models;
  • decision making;
  • psychometrics

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Basic Principles

  • Psychological Measurement in a Developmental Context

  • Conclusion

  • References