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    • Measuring and Validating Cognitive Modifiability as an Ability: A Study in the Spatial Domain 

      Embretson, Susan E. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyWiley-Blackwell, 1992)
      Measuring cognitive modifiability from the responsiveness of an individual's performance to intervention has long been viewed (e.g., Dearborne, 1921) as an alternative to traditional (static) ability measurement. Currently, ...
    • Measuring Human Intelligence with Artificial Intelligence 

      Embretson, Susan E. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyCambridge University Press, 2004)
      Adaptive item generation may be the next innovation in intelligence testing. In adaptive item generation, the optimally informative item is developed anew for the examinee during the test. Reminiscent of computer versus ...
    • Models, Meanings and Misunderstandings: Some Issues in Applying Rasch's Theory 

      Embretson, Susan E. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyWiley-Blackwell, 1977)
      Wright (1977) shows that a debate is developing between those who strongly advocate use of the Rasch model and those who have certain reservations about the extent to which the model meets some traditional concerns in trait ...
    • Multicomponent Latent Trait Models for Complex Tasks 

      Embretson, Susan E.; Yang, Xiangdong (Georgia Institute of TechnologyJAM Press, 2006)
      Contemporary views on cognitive theory (e.g., Sternberg and Perez, 2005) regard typical measurement tasks, such as ability and achievement test items, multidimensional, rather than unidimensional. Assessing the levels and ...
    • Mwangaza Trip Report Spring 2014 

      Bruce, Carrie; Tomlinson, Brianna J.; Walker, Bruce (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2014)
      This document summarizes the notes from the research trip to Kenya completed in March 2014.
    • The Nature of Objectivity with the Rasch Model 

      Embretson, Susan E.; Dawis, René V. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyWiley-Blackwell, 1974)
      Although it has been claimed that the Rasch model leads to a higher degree of objectivity in measurement than has been previously possible, this model has had little impact on test development. Population-invariant item ...
    • Problem Restructuring Processes for Ill-Structured Verbal Analogies 

      Barnes, G. Michael; Embretson, Susan E. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyPsychonomic Society, Inc., 1981)
      The processes involved in analogy solving have been an important investigative area in cognitive psychology. Although problem restructuring has been a central construct in problem solving theory, no restructuring processes ...
    • Psychometric Approaches to Understanding and Measuring Intelligence 

      Embretson, Susan E.; McCollam, Karen M. Schmidt (Georgia Institute of TechnologyCambridge University Press, 2000)
    • The Second Century of Ability Testing: Some Predictions and Speculations 

      Embretson, Susan E. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyWiley-Blackwell, 2003)
      Dazzling changes in many areas, such as technology and communications, marked the 20th century—the first century of ability testing. Predictions about the second century of testing seem difficult in such a context. Yet, ...