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Representation and explanation in psychometric modeling 

Representation and explanation in psychometric modeling
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Representation and explanation in psychometric modeling
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Denny Borsboom

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10.1093/med/9780198796022.003.0006
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date: 22 August 2019

This chapter presents a commentary on representation and explanation in psychometric modelling, as discussed in the previous chapter. It explores Turkheimer’s arguments that standard psychometric techniques involve assumptions, conventions, and definitions that introduce an arbitrary component into the models used.

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