Personality Assessment Training

Some colleagues and I here at Texas Tech are taking a look at training trends in assessment (Click me for the presentation PPT) and the implications that has for the validity of instrument use. After all, if scales are valid indicators of their intended constructs but are not used appropriately or consistently (especially during graduate schoolContinue reading “Personality Assessment Training”

Upcoming presentations of research

Below are the presentations being presented this year by the lab. If you will be at APA or the MMPI symposium, come see what we’re doing in person. Ingram, P.B., Tarescavage, A.M., Ben-Porath, Y.S., & Oehlert, M.E. (2018, April). The MMPI-2-Restructured Form (MMPI-2-RF) Validity Scales: Patterns Observed across Veteran Affairs Settings. Paper accepted at theContinue reading “Upcoming presentations of research”

The MMPI-3 is coming (and it needs to)

MMPI-3: Revision of MMPI-2 or Marketing Hype? The MMPI-3 is the next step because the dated psychometric standards that the MMPI/MMPI-2 are based on can’t continue to guide our interpretation of personality constructs. They simply don’t align to modern psychometric practice or to contemporary understanding of what personality is/how it is structured. The concerns outlinedContinue reading “The MMPI-3 is coming (and it needs to)”

Research Updates

Just a quick update of some goings on in the lab since the summer. This is just a snapshot of some of the projects in the works at different stages. Personality Assessment – Another meta-analytic evaluation of the MMPI-2-RF has completed data collection and analysis is beginning this week. -IRB submission is beginning within aContinue reading “Research Updates”

Lab research receives AACN Award

I’m thrilled to have my meta-analysis of the MMPI-2-Restructured Form (MMPI-2-RF) recognized as runner-up for the best manuscript of the year by the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology (AACN) in their 2016 student research competition. The article was published last year in the academy’s flagship journal. Ingram, P.B., & Ternes, M. (2016). The detection ofContinue reading “Lab research receives AACN Award”