WorldCat Identities

Aiken, Lewis R. 1931-

Overview
Works: 59 works in 377 publications in 3 languages and 14,074 library holdings
Roles: Author
Classifications: BF176, 150.287
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Lewis R Aiken
Psychological testing and assessment by Lewis R Aiken( Book )

80 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,463 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."--BOOK JACKET
Dying, death, and bereavement by Lewis R Aiken( Book )

31 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in English and held by 743 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
Later life by Lewis R Aiken( Book )

14 editions published between 1978 and 1989 in English and held by 742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Assessment of intellectual functioning by Lewis R Aiken( Book )

16 editions published between 1987 and 2004 in English and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Human differences by Lewis R Aiken( Book )

14 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 454 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
Personality assessment : methods and practices by Lewis R Aiken( Book )

23 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in English and held by 444 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 393 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 353 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 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Textbook for students and a sourcebook of information and procedures for teachers, counselors and others
Aging : an introduction to gerontology by Lewis R Aiken( Book )

15 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 337 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."--From Preface
Human development in adulthood by Lewis R Aiken( Book )

21 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Suggested Readings -- 7. Families and Friends -- Parents and Children -- Grandparents -- Siblings and Other Relatives -- Friendships -- Summary -- Suggested Readings -- 8. Gender, Race, and Social Status -- Gender -- Race and Ethnicity -- Social Class and Status -- Ageism -- Summary -- Suggested Readings -- 9. Living Environments -- Location and Relocation -- Housing -- Transportation and Assistance -- Summary -- Suggested Readings -- 10. Income, Employment, and Retirement -- Income and Poverty -- Employment -- Retirement -- Summary -- Suggested Readings -- 11. Spending, Leisure, and Other Nonemployment Activities -- Expenditures -- Leisure Activities -- Other Activities of Older Adults. -- Summary -- Suggested Readings -- 12. Crime, War, and Law -- Crime and Criminal Behavior -- War and Terrorism -- Law and the Elderly -- Summary -- Suggested Readings -- 13. Death, Bereavement, and Widowhood -- Demographics and Causes -- Perspectives and Emotions -- The Process of Dying
Attitudes and related psychosocial constructs : theories, assessment, and research by Lewis R Aiken( Book )

17 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this work, the author provides a compact but comprehensive research-oriented treatment of attitudes and related psychosocial constructs - values, opinions, beliefs, and personal orientations
Assessment of adult personality by Lewis R Aiken( Book )

7 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 264 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 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

9 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Personality : theories, research, and applications by Lewis R Aiken( Book )

13 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

General psychology: a survey by Lewis R Aiken( Book )

4 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 181 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 162 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 150 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 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Aiken, L. R.

Aiken, Lewis.

Aiken, Lewis 1931-

Languages
English (302)

Spanish (11)

Chinese (2)

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Dying, death, and bereavementAssessment of intellectual functioningHuman differencesPersonality assessment : methods and practicesRating scales and checklists : evaluating behavior, personality, and attitudesQuestionnaires and inventories : surveying opinions and assessing personalityHuman development in adulthoodAttitudes and related psychosocial constructs : theories, assessment, and research