Running Head: PSYCHOMETRICS AS A SCIENCE OF AVATARS The Ambiguous Utility of Psychometrics for the Interpretative Foundation of Socially Relevant Avatars

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The persisting debates that measurement in psychology elicits can be explained by the conflict between two aspiration types. One, the epistemologic aspiration, resting on the search for scientific truth, and two, the social aspiration, resting on the demonstration of a capacity to contribute to psychological assessment problems in particular. Psychometrics… (More)

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@inproceedings{Vautier2012RunningHP, title={Running Head: PSYCHOMETRICS AS A SCIENCE OF AVATARS The Ambiguous Utility of Psychometrics for the Interpretative Foundation of Socially Relevant Avatars}, author={St{\'e}phane Vautier and Michiel Veldhuis and Emilie Lacot and Nadine Matton}, year={2012} }