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Aiken, Lewis R. 1931-

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Works: 68 works in 407 publications in 3 languages and 14,063 library holdings
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Most widely held works by Lewis R Aiken
Psychological testing and assessment by Lewis R Aiken( Book )

89 editions published between 1976 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With its well-integrated material and cutting-edge content, Psychological Testing and Assessment is an essential text for students planning to evaluate, administer, interpret, construct, or make decisions based on psychological tests."--Jacket
Dying, death, and bereavement by Lewis R Aiken( )

29 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in English and held by 1,823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dying, Death, and Bereavement, Fourth Edition, is a brief but comprehensive survey of research, writings, and professional practices concerned with death and dying. The book is interdisciplinary and eclectic - medical, psychological, religious, philosophical, and artistic. Demographic matters of dying, death, bereavement, and widowhood are all considered, but with an emphasis on psychological aspects. A variety of viewpoints and research findings on topics subsumed under thanatology receive thorough consideration in certain chapters. Questions, activities, and projects at the end of each chapter enhance reflection and personalize the material."--Jacket
Human differences by Lewis R Aiken( )

14 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Human Differences has been written as a contribution to the quest for ways of understanding and dealing with variations among people and the problems and conflicts arising from them. The text provides a comprehensive, clearly written overview of conceptual and empirical contributions to the study of individual and group differences. Physical, social, cognitive, and affective characteristics are dealt with by means of theory and extensive reviews of relevant research. A complete glossary and an up-to-date bibliography contribute to the utility and appropriateness of the book for students at different levels and in a variety of social science disciplines. The book will also serve as a valuable reference source for researchers and professionals in a wide range of scholarly fields
Attitudes and related psychosocial constructs : theories, assessment, and research by Lewis R Aiken( )

17 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and Chinese and held by 1,315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Attitudes have a major impact on behavior and one's ability to manage and adapt to change while also influencing the behavior of others. This text provides a compact but comprehensive research-oriented treatment of attitudes and related psychosocial constructs (values, opinions, beliefs, and personal orientations). It focuses on the meaning, measurement, and utility of attitudes in various applied settings, such as education or the workplace. The topics explored include social and personal matters such as prejudice and discrimination, illness and disability, death and dying, poverty and une
Human development in adulthood by Lewis R Aiken( )

21 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 1,078 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Human Development in Adulthood is a comprehensive, multidisciplinary overview of adult development in a number of areas both personal and societal, from mental and physical health, to economic and social conditions. Variables including race, gender, economic status, and political and religious affiliation are considered in the discussion of such human issues as - love and marital relations - economic concerns, including employment and living conditions - violence in its various forms, including crime and war - aging and death. The numerous illustrations, chapter summaries, and glossary will prove especially useful to students
Personality : theories, research, and applications by Lewis R Aiken( )

13 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and held by 900 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Later life by Lewis R Aiken( Book )

18 editions published between 1978 and 1989 in English and held by 732 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aging : an introduction to gerontology by Lewis R Aiken( Book )

16 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This study identifies and reviews "what is known about aging and older adulthood and the methods by which such information and the resulting practical guidelines for dealing with the problems and possibilities of this time of life have been and continue to be obtained."--Preface
Assessment of intellectual functioning by Lewis R Aiken( Book )

16 editions published between 1987 and 2004 in English and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Personality assessment : methods and practices by Lewis R Aiken( Book )

24 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in English and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Personality Assessment Methods & Practices, now appearing in its third, fully revised and updated edition, provides a balanced survey of the entire field of personality assessment. While emphasizing the practical issues involved in assessing a person's characteristic modes of thinking and acting, this integrated survey text also considers the theories, research, and ethical issues in personality assessment." "This volume is primarily designed for upper division and graduate students; each chapter ends with a summary, suggested activities and exercises, and a list of suggested readings. The book is also a valuable reference source for practitioners or researchers, covering a wide range of instruments and procedures."--Jacket
Rating scales and checklists : evaluating behavior, personality, and attitudes by Lewis R Aiken( Book )

14 editions published in 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rating Scales and Checklists is the first comprehensive guide to constructing, scoring, validating, and applying these potent investigative and diagnostic tools. Written by a well-known authority in the field, it provides many valuable insights into the theoretical/psychometric aspects of measurement and scaling, as well as helpful practical guidelines for test construction and administration in a wide range of research and applied situations. In addition, the enclosed DOS-formatted computer diskette contains several dozen programs concerned with the construction, analysis, and applications of checklists, rating scales, attitude scales, and other psychometric instruments accompanying the text
Questionnaires and inventories : surveying opinions and assessing personality by Lewis R Aiken( Book )

13 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Questionnaires and Inventories includes many features designed to help readers quickly master the skills they need to construct their own assessment tools, including helpful chapter-end summaries, bibliographies, quizzes, and practice exercises. Perhaps the most valuable didactic tool is the diskette, which contains a powerhouse of programs that readers will find invaluable in designing, constructing, administering, scoring, and evaluating all types of questionnaires and inventories." "Questionnaires and Inventories is an indispensable tool for practitioners in the behavioral and social sciences, as well as for market research professionals, attitude and product researchers, and political pollsters. It is also an excellent supplemental text for upper-level graduate courses in psychology, education, sociology, health studies, political science, and other disciplines."--Jacket
Psychological and educational testing by Lewis R Aiken( Book )

8 editions published between 1971 and 1973 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Textbook for students and a sourcebook of information and procedures for teachers, counselors and others
Assessment of adult personality by Lewis R Aiken( Book )

7 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Readings in psychological and educational testing by Lewis R Aiken( Book )

7 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tests and examinations : measuring abilities and performance by Lewis R Aiken( Book )

10 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is a relatively brief but fairly comprehensive treatment of psychological and educational assessment in the cognitive domain. It is designed primarily for researchers and practitioners in the behavioral sciences who use objective tests, essay tests, and performance tests in applied and theory based research on employee and student selection, placement, promotion, certification or licensing, and / or for evaluating the effects of instruction, training, and intervention programs on behavior and cognition
General psychology: a survey by Lewis R Aiken( Book )

4 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aging and later life : growing old in modern society by Lewis R Aiken( Book )

4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book will be a valuable resource for geriatric professionals, gerontologists, psychologists, sociologists, and undergraduate college students."--Jacket
Assessment of personality by Lewis R Aiken( Book )

5 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Morality and ethics in theory and practice by Lewis R Aiken( Book )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Dying, death, and bereavement
Alternative Names
Aiken, L. R.

Aiken, Lewis.

Aiken, Lewis 1931-

Languages
English (315)

Spanish (15)

Chinese (2)

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Dying, death, and bereavementHuman differencesAttitudes and related psychosocial constructs : theories, assessment, and researchHuman development in adulthoodPersonality : theories, research, and applicationsAssessment of intellectual functioningPersonality assessment : methods and practicesRating scales and checklists : evaluating behavior, personality, and attitudes