Corpus ID: 140731729

Psychometrics: An Ancient Construct for Maori

  title={Psychometrics: An Ancient Construct for Maori},
  author={S. Palmer},
  journal={New Zealand Journal of Psychology},
  • S. Palmer
  • Published 2005
  • Psychology
  • New Zealand Journal of Psychology
  • Capacity to measure the mind and monitor changes in psychological attributes is an ancient and inherent component of classical Maori culture. Within a contemporary context, however, Maori have yet to fully realise the power and potential of psychometric paradigms. As a particular discipline, psychometrics provides methodologies for constructing measurement tools and frameworks for testing whether such tools achieve expected objectives. Psychometric theory provides the rationale for critical… CONTINUE READING
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