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5 Matching questions

  1. Videotape Reconstruction
  2. Neuropsychological Tests
  3. Reliability
  4. Rorschach Inkblot Test
  5. Alternate-Form Reliability
  1. a A technique for assessing a person's thoughts and feelings. It involves having the person recall his or her reactions while watching a videotape of a previous tim when they were engaged in a task.
  2. b The extent to which a test, measurement, or classification system produces the same scientific observation each time it is applied.
  3. c The relationship between scores achieved by people when they complete two versions of a test that are judged to be equivalent.
  4. d A projective test in which the examinee is instructed to interpret a series of 10 inkblots reproduced on cards.
  5. e Psychological tests, such as the Luria-Nebraska, that can detect impairment in different parts of the brain.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The relationship between the scores that a person acheives when he or she takes the same test twice.
  2. The extent to which a measure adequately samples the domain of interest.
  3. A projective test consisting of a set of black-and-white pictures reproduced on cards, each depicting a potentially emotion-laden situation. The examinee, presented with the cards one at a time, is instructed to make up a story about each situation.
  4. A computer-generated picture of the living brain, created by analysis of radioactive particles from isotopes injected into the bloodstream.
  5. A lengthy personality inventory by which individuals are diagnosed through their true-false replies to groups of statements indicating states such as anxiety, depression, masculinity-femininity, and paranoia.

5 True/False questions

  1. Internal Consistency ReliabilityThe relationship between the judgements that at least two raters make independently about a phenomenon.


  2. Projective TestThe notion that highly unstructured stimuli, as in the Rorschach inkblot test, are necessary to bypass defences in order to reveal unconscious motives and conflicts.


  3. Thought ListingA cognitive assessment technique that involves a person writing down his or her thoughts upon experiencing an event, such as taking a test or meeting a person.


  4. Cognitive-Behavioral Case FormulationA process in which a cognitive-behavioral therapist attempts to ascertain how the various problems experienced by a client are related in order to pick out target behaviors that will become the focus of therapy.


  5. Ecological Momentary Assessment (EMA)A graphic recording of electrical activity of the brain, usually of the cerebral cortex, but sometimes of lower areas.


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