Welcome to Southwest Psychometrics 

and Psychology Resources (swppr.org)

A Non-Profit Web Site


This site is a resource for computer software, psychological tests pertaining to self-concept, and an online text on human growth and development. These resources are free. They are the creations of your host,  Jim  Fleming, PhD.


*** Added Brief Section on Positive Psychology, July 4 ***

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Psychological Assessment Instruments (Self-Concept)    

These include the ASSEI (Adult Sources of Self-esteem Inventory), the Fleming-Courtney  Self-Esteem Scales, and the PASCI (Personal and Academic Self-Concept Inventory)        

Link to Self-Concept Instruments 


Textbook on Human Growth and Development

This textbook is available for a first or second-year course introducing theoretical perspectives on human development. 

Psychological Perspectives on Human Development

    Computer Software 

These programs are mainly for "factor analysis" people.

        Factor Analysis Program:  Explorer 4.0 A program for common factor analysis and related models.       

       ALPHA_CI (computes standard errors and confidence intervals for coefficient alpha)

        SIMLOAD (measures of simplicity for factor loadings) (updated Jan. 1, 2011)

TETCORR (computes matrix of tetrachoric correlations with missing data options and matrix smoothing) (updated Jan. 1, 2011)

COMPARE (comparing factors from different studies with oblique procrustes transformations to congruence) (updated Jan. 1, 2011)

FACTREL (comparing factors from different studies when some variables are different) (updated Jan. 1, 2011)

        ORTHPROC (orthogonal procrustes rotation to congruence) (updated Jan. 1, 2011)

Links to Related Resources

American Psychological Association

Association for Psychological Science

Psychometric Society

Society for Research in Child Development

International Society for Self and Identity

Michael Browne's Website for CEFA Program

Urbano Lorenzo-Seva's Website for Factor Program

William Revelle's Personality Project

George Boeree's Psychology Web Page

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