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Applied Psychological Measurement

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
2013 Impact Factor: 0.843
2013 Ranking: 9/13 in Psychology, Mathematical | 27/45 in Social Sciences, Mathematical Methods
Source: 2013 Journal Citation Reports ® (Thomson Reuters, 2014)

For more than thirty years, Applied Psychological Measurement has led the measurement field in presenting cutting-edge methodologies and related empirical research. Whether the setting is educational, organizational, industrial, social or clinical, Applied Psychological Measurement focuses on ways to use the most current techniques to address measurement problems in the behavioral and social sciences.

Broad Coverage

Applied Psychological Measurement provides a complete picture of the measurement discipline. Its wide range of features keep you informed of all the latest developments that shape this evolving field of study. Among the features you'll find in its pages are

  • articles reporting the latest empirical research and methodological developments
  • brief reports of exploratory, small-sample, or replication studies
  • computer program reviews of commercially available software packages used in applied measurement
  • book reviews of important new publications
  • announcements of statistical and measurement meetings, symposia and workshops

To view the topics covered in APM over the years, please view our comprehensive 25-year subject and author index under the Announcements link on the left hand menu.

Special Issues

Applied Psychological Measurement
regularly supplements its broad scope with Special Issues, guest edited by leading scholars, devoted to a single topic of emerging importance in measurement. Recent and forthcoming Special Issues focus on such topics as:

regularly supplements its broad scope with Special Issues, guest edited by leading scholars, devoted to a single topic of emerging importance in measurement. Recent and forthcoming Special Issues focus on such topics as:
  • Polytomous item response theory
  • Latest developments in multidimensional item response theory
  • Optimal test assembly

Diverse Topics

From discussion of innovative measuring techniques to studies of validity and reliability methods, each issue of Applied Psychological Measurement features the most current explorations of measurement problems and solutions. Some of the important topics frequently covered in Applied Psychological Measurement include: item response theory; test equations and linking; reliability theory and methods; differential item functioning; measurement of change; algorithmic test construction; unidimensional and multidimensional scaling; validity methodology; computerized adaptive testing; Rasch models; person fit; and generalizability theory and methods.

International Perspective

Leading authorities in scholarly publication regularly rank Applied Psychological Measurement among the top journals in quantitative psychology. APM is one of the few journals in the field that presents a truly international perspective on measurement, publishing articles contributed by researchers from around the globe. Worldwide respect and renown is further enhanced through a strong partnership with SAGE Publications, an international leader in social and behavioral science publications.

This journal is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).

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Frequency: 8 Times/Year eISSN: 1552-3497 ISSN: 0146-6216
Months of Distribution: January , March , May , June , July , September , October , November Current Volume: 39 Current Issue: 5
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